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DevOps Engineer ‎

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Leicester

Job Title:        DevOps Engineer
Location:        Leicester, Bristol, Devonport - Hybrid

This role can be delivered from Leicester, Bristol or Devonport and offers Hybrid working arrangement. 
Compensation:    £50,510 - £58,000 + Competitive + Benefits 
Role Type:    Full time / Permanent
Job ID:        SF41377 


We have an exciting career opportunity within our growing Development team for a confident and dynamic individual looking for a challenging and rewarding role. The DevOps Engineer role will drive through improvements in the management and Delivery of solutions produced by the Development Team. As part of the Digital Solutions team within Babcock Naval Marine you’ll form part of an amazing, diverse and inclusive team of talented people that provide specialist knowledge management and technical expertise on a range of interesting products, technologies and collaborative solutions that support both our internal and external Royal Navy customers.


Who we are looking for?

The role will be responsible for reviewing the underlying architecture that supports both the Development and Test Teams within Digital Solutions. The role will gather requirements from the various Development Teams (.NET, Oracle, Java and Appian), and Test Teams to deliver a platform for the management and delivery of software solutions, and continually review these to ensure best practise and adherence to quality standards.

What will you be doing?
•    Manage and maintain the Microsoft Azure Cloud service, which includes setting up new servers, reviewing current servers, decommissioning and recommending future use of the service.
•    Work with the Development Managers to come up with an automated deployment methodology, and the required toolsets to support this. Provide on-going assistance with this and development of the service.
•    Work with the Head of Development and Development Managers to review the development management tools and delivery of a consistent methodology for using these.
•    Work with the Development Managers and Test Manager to come up with an automated testing methodology and the toolsets to support this. Provide on-going assistance with this and development of the service.
•    Work with the Development Managers, Test Managers and PMO to adopt agile software development and delivery, and the methods and toolsets required to support this.
•    Day-to-day management of the above toolsets, both cloud based and on premise development environments, to ensure that these are operating effectively. Work with the Infrastructure and Services Team to resolve issues with those.

The experience you’ll bring 
•    Fundamental knowledge of DevOps practices, Microsoft DevOps Server, Build and Test Servers and the practical implementation of these.
•    Strong understanding of software development requirements and delivery of software.
•    Strong technical knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud services.
•    Good technical knowledge of Windows, virtualisation, networking and security principals.
•    A good understanding of Agile Software Development would be beneficial.
•    Experience in engagement with development and test teams to understand their requirements and document solution designs to address those requirements.

You must be a British national and be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock Digital Solutions offers? 
•    25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays
•    Pension Plan
•    A tailored personal development plan and mentor
•    Employee Share plan
•    Free Independent Employee assistance programme (offering support and counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best

About Babcock

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Closing date: 13/07/2022



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