Contracting Pool Opportunity
This is an opportunity to join our contracting pool for interim roles and contract work with the Government Digital Service.
By joining our pool we can keep in contact with you about opportunities that arise both inside and outside of IR35.
We typically pay between £575 to £650 a day for Site Reliability Engineers via our contracting route, but rates can also be determined by the contract deliverables.
Once you have applied we will screen your suitability for our interim roles or service contracts and will contact you to confirm that you have been added to our pool if successful.
We would welcome applications from the following:
We require Site Reliability Engineers to:
have and apply broad knowledge of core web technologies
take responsibility for solving complex issues
automate tasks, deployments, and tests by creating infrastructure as code, taking responsibility for the quality of code you produce
implement resilient, highly available systems
share knowledge of tools and techniques with your wider team
participate in our in-house (2nd line) support, and the out-of-hours support rota (if applicable to the contract)
share knowledge among our teams, ensuring that your team is understood by others and understanding the working of the wider organisation
We’re interested in Site Reliability Engineers who:
are experienced with UNIX-like operating systems and technologies used for web applications, e.g Linux, databases, backups, CDNs
are experienced with AWS and the use of orchestration tools such as Terraform, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes
understand software design principles
take a systematic approach to solving problems
use automated testing to validate solutions
understand agile environments and version control
are familiar with web security
understand network protocols, eg HTTPS, TLS etc
have familiarity with working practices such as test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery