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Platform/ DevOps Engineer

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
Leeds, London, Guildford, Gloucester, UK Home, Great Baddow, Milton Keynes-CS, Coventry-CS, Client Site United Kingdom - Midlands, Client Site United Kingdom - Buckinghamshire, London-CS, Amersham, Client Site United Kingdom-Andover, Client
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Oct 2022

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Sector
Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Security Engineer
Job Type
Permanent
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Job Details

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Job Description

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technology and self-motivated to find innovative solutions to complex challenges as part of a team who help keep the UK safe? Join the Leeds Delivery Centre as a Platform Engineer. Hybrid working with 1-2 days/ week on site.

As a key member of an Engineering team, you'll be working with our Customers to build systems that support their core mission capabilities. You'll work as part of empowered, autonomous DevOps teams to flexibly and efficiently understand, design, develop, deploy and maintain applications and services. You'll be encouraged to identify new ways of solving problems and get to work in a range of different teams across our customer organisations. You will work in a small team and be given as much ownership and responsibility as you have the appetite for. You'll be part of a much largerEngineering community to give you the support you want in order to grow your knowledge, and capabilities.

We fully embrace DevOps ways of working in our teams, and build a very broad range of capabilities for our customers. We therefore value Engineers who enjoy operating in roles that expose you to the full delivery lifecycle. You'll be given flexiblity in order to learn and pick up new technologies and approaches and will play a role in identifying the right technologies to use for the job. Ypu'll be supported with training with access to services such as Pluralsight.

Not only will your team be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work with, you'll be doing it for an organisation that makes a huge impact to the security and safety of the UK and other nations.

About you

You will have many of the following:
  • Experience working in a similar DevOps / SRE / Infrastructure role
  • An appreciation of Infrastructure as Code, and CI/CD tooling
  • Scripting abilities with languages such as Shell, Bash, or Python etc
  • A working knowledge of Linux, networking, routing & firewalls etc
  • Great communication and problem solving skills, and a desire to learn new technologies
  • Working in an Agile environment (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP, etc)


It would be great if you also had experience in some of these, but if not we'll help you with them:
  • Configuration Management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible etc
  • Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform or Cloud formation
  • Cloud technologies such as AWS or Azure
  • Docker, and container runtime platforms such as Kubernetes, Openshift or Marathon / Mesos etc


Security Clearance is required for this vacancy however if you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process.

How we will support you

Work-life balance is important; you can work around core hours with flexible and part-time working, and many of our roles include hybrid working enabling a mix of working from home and in the office
You'll get 25 days holiday a year and the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
Our flexible benefits package includes private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
You'll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE
You'll be part of our company bonus scheme
You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.

About our team

Our people are what differentiates us, they are resourceful, innovative and dedicated. We have a mix of generalists and specialists and recognise that this diversity contributes to our success. We recognise the benefits of forming teams from a mix of disciplines, which allows us to come up with cutting edge, high quality solutions. Our breadth of work across the Public Sector provides diverse opportunities for our people to develop their careers in new areas of expertise and with new clients.

You'll be part of a big company, but we try to create a culture that feels like a small one. The work will stretch you and be challenging, but we encourage a healthy work-life balance. Most of all, we know teams who work well together also perform well. We'll do everything we can to ensure you have fun at work, and in social activities outside of it whether that's virtually or in person, as conditions allow.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we're working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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Guildford, Surrey
GB
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