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Senior SRE - Up to £75,781, 27.9% pension contributions, hybrid working environment
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
Are you skilled in DevOps and SRE?
Do you like finding the root cause of a problem and building automated solutions to make sure it doesn't happen again?
Can you develop and implement disaster recovery plans?
We're looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our DWP Digital community.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Our DWP Digital teams are driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
You'll help change the face of public services used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
Delivering World-Class Performance.
You'll drive that transformation activity as one of our Senior Site Reliability Engineers, making sure DWP adopts SRE best practice across our cloud estate, in either AWS or Azure.
You'll need the people skills and technical expertise to work with engineers, and a range of other multidisciplinary experts to hit the highest standard for delivery.
You'll be part of a thriving Engineer community. You'll help is define and embody what good engineering looks like in DWP.
You're our SRE expert so we'll lean on you for authoritative advice and guidance to stakeholders at all levels, on designs, incident resolution and service improvements.
When there are major or complex incidents for the service, you step in. You make sure people with the right skills and expertise are available to respond.
You'll also look at performance trends to identify root cause analysis, taking opportunities to improve reliability, security, capability of infrastructure, application, and site services.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Experience of scripting to automate processes, removing toil including infrastructure and configuration as code.
Experience of application and network protocols including port management and certificate management
Experience of building and improving CI / CD Pipelines
Skilled in the resolution of complex technical incidents
Knowledge of reliability engineering including capacity and performance management through monitoring, logging and alerting.
Experience of orchestration platforms and tools for hosting and managing containerised applications.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs based in Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester or Sheffield whichever is most convenient for you.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly.
We'll offer competitive pay of up to £75,781
You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth nearly £17,000, and a generous leave package starting at 26 and rising to 31 days.
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
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
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Stage 1: Application
Stage 2: Interview
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Click 'apply' now to see the full job description and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital