Job Description

ICT DevOps Engineer - SC required

Location: Liverpool 

Contract duration: 3-6 months


A fantastic new opportunity has arisen with our well-established client for an ICT DevOps Engineer. Specialising in the effective operation of critical national infrastructure, this role is focused on developing capabilities in automating and streamlining IT infrastructure processes and tasks, whilst improving capabilities and service offerings using public cloud platforms.

You will be expected to collaborate within a cross-functional team of Application Developers, Operations Engineers, and Architects to understand complex product requirements and translate them into automated solutions.

There are many excellent perks with working for this fantastic client, including career development, support, and formal training:



  • Drive optimisation of infrastructure and support application development deployment lifecycles
  • Work with the Dev team to design, implement and maintain server, storage, network and security infrastructure
  • Build, scale and secure cloud-based application infrastructure
  • You will be responsible for infrastructure setup, configuration, deployment and maintenance
  • Work with the Dev team to develop, implement and test data backup and recovery, and disaster recovery procedures
  • Support the Dev team to maintain clear, concise documentation, including infrastructure diagrams


• Compare existing systems to accepted industry standards


• Work with the Dev team to create and deploy resources with Azure Resource Manager templates

• Work with the Dev team to create and deploy native client applications via System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM)

• Support Azure implementations, help build and design environments, to include concepts of different environments, security, high availability, encryption, geographic scale and resilience

Health and Monitoring

• Proactively provide third line engineering support to the production infrastructure which supports the production applications

• Ensure all solutions are properly monitored and instrumented

• Troubleshoot and resolve complex infrastructure issues in the development, test and production environments


• 3 years of experience in Software Development, Infrastructure Engineering or Operational role such as DevOps, Site Reliability Engineer

• Familiar with the fundamentals of web application and relational database architectures

• Possess an understanding of agile and other development processes and methodologies

• Familiar with Linux and/or Windows operating systems

• PowerShell experience is a must

• Demonstrated Cloud Engineering skills on the Microsoft Azure platform, including Office 365

• Experience with Azure PaaS services, including App Services, Key Vault, Azure Automation, Resource Manager, Storage/Backup, Application Service Environments and creating Azure Resource Manager templates and Azure Automation

• Prior experience using automation tools (ARM, PowerShell DSC)

Behavioural Requirement

• Strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organisations

• Adept at learning and applying new technologies and solving new problems

• Excellent customer facing and presentation skills

• Focus on teamwork to deliver customer value and satisfaction

• Demonstrates tenacity to finish what has been started

• Develops trust with colleagues and customers

• Leads by example

• Ability to work independently

• Strong problem- solving skills


If this opportunity interests you and you match the above requirements strongly, then please send through your CV for consideration.