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HODDat DevOps engineer (3)

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Important dates
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Published Friday 2 December 2016
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 6 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 9 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Web operations engineer
Summary of the work We are looking for a highly experienced DevOps engineer to support the running of the Central Hosting platform. The engineer will be responsible for being on a 24x7 on-call rota as well as working as part of the central team during normal office hours.
Latest start date February 2017 subject to clearance
Expected contract length 6 months initially with the option to extend to 2 years maximum
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office
Maximum day rate Maximum of £850 for an exceptional candidate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Central DevOps Team, Central Dev Team, Live Services, Delivery Teams. We are looking for candidates with the right mind-set, who are passionate about new technologies and motivated to improve the operational readiness of our services and the platform they host on.
What the specialist will work on Engineers will work on improving the central hosting platform; looking for better ways to expand the platform to help promote self-service to Developers.

The Engineers will be highly experienced with Linux and Cloud and will have knowledge of container schedulers like Kubernetes.

They will be a promoter of Open Source software and have a good understanding of the tools that surround the industry and be a contributor to Open Source projects.

In-depth troubleshooting skills will be required as well as development skills to expand the platform where necessary.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF, Home Office Croydon offices in the CR0 postcode area and occasionally Sheffield. T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy
Working arrangements The engineers will be part of Central DevOps team and will work closely with the Central Dev Team as well as the Platform Lead on. You will be rotated between Croydon and 2MS and also occasionally, Sheffield, to help create a joined up approach across all regions.
Security clearance SC or ability to be SC cleared

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • experience in working with Kubernetes
  • experience in working with Docker
  • experience in working with Linux
  • experience in working with AWS
  • experience in working with ELK
  • experience in working with IDS/IPS
  • experience in working with Golang
  • experience in working with Git
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • experience in working with CoreOS
  • experience in working with Drone
  • experience in working with Falco
  • experience in working with Sysdig

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Demonstrates Proactive collaboration
  • Is keen to understand the problems before getting to any form of solution.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

30%

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