Infrastructure Engineer

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear View on Map
  • Post Date : March 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
  • Salary: $3,846,946,460.00 - $46,460.00
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  • Job ID 338217

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineering jobs. Up to £46,480, flexible working. AWS, Linux, Bash, IaC

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Do you want to work in an automated robotics/AI engineering space that is fresh, crunchy and industry leading?

Can you deploy real time information and work in quick sprints on projects that make headline news using AI (that is not limited to 2021 data)?

We are looking for talented Infrastructure Engineers to join us in the Intelligent Automation Garage (IAG) to design, build, deploy, maintain and enhance cloud-based infrastructure solutions utilising a blend of the latest techniques and technologies such as automatic image generation (PACKER), event-driven architecture, microservice architecture, serverless computing, containerisation, robotic process automation, and infrastructure-as-code.

To date, DWP's IAG have developed and deployed over 60 individual and unique automations using over 600 robots and processing over 14m transactions – using a mix of technologies including Robotics Process Automation, Computer Vision, OCR, Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning.

We work closely with DWP business areas and stakeholders to design, build, deploy and run automations using our cloud platform and liquid infrastructure.

Across DWP expert Digital teams like ours are using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

We're changing face of public services used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of the engineering challenge here is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

To help you really make a difference, you'll be using the best tools and equipment for the job.

We plan and track work in Jira, we document in Confluence, we communicate using Teams and Slack, we commit, build and deploy code with GitLab, we use best-in-class cloud services from Amazon Web Services (AWS), and we do it all on the latest MacBook Pro devices.

Working as part of an agile team, you'll collaborate with senior engineers to design, implement and maintain robust and resilient infrastructure services, solutions and products.

You'll provide specialist technical support and assistance to junior staff and users, and DWP Digital project teams.

You'll also be part of a wider Infrastructure Engineering community of practice, with all the support you need to grow your skills and career, in whatever way works best for you.

What skills/ tech stack are we looking for?

EC2 – Instances, Autoscaling groups, Lifecycle Policies / Lifecycle Hooks
CloudFormation / Terraform Infrastructure as Code – Advanced Level template scripting, knowledge of parameters, functions, references, mappings. Autoscaling and Non-Autoscaling templates, CFN-Init
VPC – Creating and managing VPCs, Subnets, Security Groups (Firewall rules), Network ACLS. VPC Peering, AWS Privatelink and VPC Endpoints, understanding of HA systems
Linux – OS – Basic knowledge of Amazon Linux 2, Bash – fundamental experience – Grep, Installing Packages, User Account Management.
Operating Systems – Advanced Knowledge of Windows Server 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016
HTTPS/Certificates/SSL/Mutual SSL – Understanding and experience of applying certificates, knowledge of modern encryption techniques
Live Service Management – Understanding of the importance of running a business critical production environment – ability to carefully follow change management process.
Understanding of SRE principals and standards.
Expertise of DevOps principals, good knowledge of incident management / change management
Knowledge of GIT – branching strategies, merging, push, pull requests etc
Experience of Continuous Integration + Deployment (CI/CD).

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant Newcastle hub. We're a couple of minutes from Longbenton Metro, so only a short ride from the city centre.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly. We work a hybrid model with some time at home and some time in a hub.

We offer competitive pay of up to £46,480

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over £10,000 per year

You'll get a generous leave package starting an 26 days (rising to 31 days) plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.


Stage 1: Application

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