Five great DevOps jobs across the UK this week

Here are five top jobs that are open for DevOps tech talent to fill this week, as demand for skills remains high in the space

In an uncertain job market, tech and knowledge workers would be well advised to stay in or funnel into careers where there is more certainty — as well as growth.

Along with jobs in areas such as data science, AI and software development, DevOps is one of those surer things that offers career future-proofing. Its scope extends far beyond tech and the IT sector too, with many companies and industries now requiring DevOps talent.

In even better news, demand is outstripping supply, according to one source. With just 25,000 to 30,000 DevOps professionals currently working in the UK, those with skills in the area are highly sought-after.

As DevOps matures top talent is in demandThe DevOps space still holds substantial potential for growth. Here’s how tech talent can get involved, and a host of vacancies to apply for.

Jobs to consider

If you’re thinking about a new DevOps role, then the Information Age Jobs Board is an essential first stop. It contains thousands of jobs all across the tech sector, such as the DevOps roles below.

Principal engineer DevOps platforms, BT Group, Leeds

BT Digital is all about building digital products and journeys for customers. This principal engineer DevOps platforms role will be setting technical direction, aligned to architecture, for the DevOps platforms, ensuring the DevOps platforms are engineered to be “secure by design”.

The chosen candidate will drive the implementation of BT security architecture; engineering solutions to security challenges of policy; decentralised controls; compliance; audit; actionable insights; and guardrails. Additionally, you will lead on all proof-of-concepts, and work with architecture on identifying the next technology of value. You should be an effective communicator across engineering and IT leadership roles at all levels, and have a deep understanding of software engineering practices across the full software development lifecycle, as well as experience of modern CI/CD across multiple programming languages, frameworks, and delivery methods. Find out more here.

DevOps engineer, IBM, Manchester

As a DevOps engineer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customised systems in an agile environment. You will work with various projects and clients, working towards client specifications. You’ll design and deploy solutions to the cloud, which will allow automatic provisioning and management of environments; the capability to continuously integrate; containerisation functionality; and the automation of testing.

You’ll need experience in continuous integration, e.g. Jenkins or GitOps; experience with containerisation; source code management tools such as Git; and cloud platforms. See all the requirements here.

DevOps engineering manager, TravelPerk, Edinburgh

TravelPerk is a scaling unicorn valued at $1.3bn and is backed by world-class investors and is seeking a DevOps engineering manager who has experience with DevOps, production engineering or service reliability engineering. You will look after a team of seven software engineers and develop and evolve a long-term strategy and roadmap for the team, ensure the technical delivery is on track, and manage the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring that we are focusing on the right things.

You’ll need a background in production engineering or DevOps management as well as knowledge of AWS, Google Cloud (optional), Terraform, Python or Node JS; distributed infrastructure; security; and cloud governance. If this sounds like a great fit, you can see all the requirements here.

DevOps vs Agile: distinguishing and combining the twoAgile development means fast, practical delivery of software while DevOps handles its practical rollout to users. Put together, they’re both sides of the same coin.

DevOps engineer, Capgemini, United Kingdom

Capgemini is seeking a DevOps engineer with Kubernetes skills and who is a Microsoft Certified DevOps engineer/Azure administrator/Azure developer (associate). The chosen candidate will integrate products into a DevOps environment and manage, build, configuration, administration, and maintaining all components that comprise the DevOps environment.

You’ll be developing and maintaining scripts/playbooks to automate tool deployment, defining enterprise Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes and best practices, and developing an automated testing framework within DevOps processes. You should have demonstrable experience working as a DevOps engineer in complex, enterprise-scale environments, as well as excellent knowledge and experience deploying Infrastructure as Code (IaC) within Terraform and configuration management in Ansible. Discover more about this job.

DevOps engineer, Accenture, London

Accenture is looking for an experienced DevOps engineer to join its vibrant community of DevOps professionals, based in London, on a full-time, permanent basis. You’ll be an exceptional individual and will deliver specific solutions to clients, working within a high performing delivery team.

You will engage directly with clients to build innovative DevOps capabilities, and will require awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles to succeed. Additionally, you’ll need cloud computing skills with a working knowledge of various tools, open source technologies, and cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or Microsoft Azure including respective cloud shell, serverless and other cloud native and offerings. Want to know more? See the full job description here.

Kirstie McDermott works for our job board partner, Jobbio. Based in Dublin, she has been a writer and editor across print and digital platforms for over 15 years.

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