DevOps Engineer 32 views

Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: circa £65,000 depending on experience
Location: Canary Wharf
WFH policy: Employees are required to attend the office 2 days/week
Flexible working: Informal flexible work patterns subject to line manager discretion including a 9-day fortnight.
Reports to: Head of IT
Deadline Note: We reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised deadline if there are a high volume of applications.

Role Summary:

The DevOps Engineer plays a vital role in providing technical development support for all the systems and infrastructure within the LCCC IT estate., ensuring the reliability, scalability and efficiency of our systems and applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to automate processes, optimise performance and streamline deployment pipelines.

As part of the infrastructure team the DevOps Engineer collaborates with the QA teams to design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines for efficient and reliable software delivery. Working with the infrastructure team to ensure that developments adhere to the relevant operational and security standards. They also provide technical support to the service desk on in-house systems and pipelines as required, troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure-related issues in production environments.
The role involves the automation of infrastructure provisioning, configuration and management using tools such as Terraform or Chef. The Implementation and management of monitoring, logging and alerting solutions to ensure system health and performance and conducting regular performance and security assessments and implementing necessary improvements. The role also works with the rest of the infrastructure team to continuously optimise cloud-based infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Azure) for cost-efficiency, scalability and security.
As part of their responsibilities, the DevOps Engineer provides security information and support related to the LCCC IT environment. They work closely with the IT Cyber Security manager and data protection team to ensure the security of the environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with development, operations, and QA teams to design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines for efficient and reliable software delivery.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration and management using tools such as Terraform or Chef.
  • Implement and manage monitoring, logging and alerting solutions to ensure system health and performance.
  • Continuously optimise cloud-based infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Azure) for cost-efficiency, scalability and security.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure-related issues in production environments.
  • Conduct regular performance and security assessments and implement necessary improvements.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in DevOps, cloud computing, and software development.
  • Provide suitable training and support to the rest of the IT team in their respective areas of expertise.
  • LCCC reserves the right to assign other duties commensurate with the role as required.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

Essential:
  • At least 2 years experience in a DevOps Engineer role or similar.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure standards and practices as they relate to AWS and Azure Cloud environments.
  • At least 3 years experience in Python programming language in the Django framework.
  • Good understanding of Scrum practices.
  • Knowledge of containerisation technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools like Terraform or Chef.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD).
Desirable:
  • Understanding of networking, security and compliance best practices.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, PowerShell) for automation tasks.

Employee Benefits

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. Key benefits that may be available depending on the role include:
  • 25 days’ annual leave and bank holidays
  • Recognition schemes allowing colleagues to say thanks
  • Company contribution to your pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies, including enhanced company maternity/paternity and shared parental benefits
  • Employee assistance programme for free, confidential support for your professional or personal life, including financial management and family care
  • Special leave such as study leave, sabbatical or public duties
  • Three days paid leave a year for volunteering to support your local community
  • Season ticket loan scheme to support your commute
  • Access to “Work Perks” offering deals, discounts and cash back on your purchases
  • Family savings on days out and English Heritage or gym discounts through our partners.

About Low Carbon Contracts Company

The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) exists to help decarbonise the generation of electricity  and make it more affordable for the future. Our work is central to the delivery of the Government’s objective to achieve Net Zero target by 2050.

LCCC’s main responsibility, amongst many, is managing the Contracts for Difference (CfDs) scheme which are agreements LCCC has made with renewable generators. These agreements are private law contracts to provide investors with confidence when investing in low carbon technology. CfDs are also designed to help and manage price increases for consumers, when electricity prices are high. See here for more information on how CfDs work: LCCC CfD Video on Vimeo.

LCCC’s other responsibilities include management of money flows across energy suppliers to fund the CfD portfolio, settlement of the capacity market and develop new schemes. Find out more about all that we do by visiting our main page.

Want to know what’s important to us and what’s expected? See here: Values | Low Carbon Contracts Company Careers (pinpointhq.com).

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At LCCC, we are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves and contribute to our mission of advancing a flexible energy future.  Our aim is to be reflective of the environments where we operate and truly benefit from a rich tapestry of backgrounds and experiences where everyone thrives which of course make us stronger together. Your diversity data is valuable to us, it helps us understand whether we are effectively connecting with underrepresented groups and realising our diversity aims.   Please note that your diversity data will remain anonymised to us as it only feeds into high-level reports not connected to the candidates.

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