Cloud DevOps Engineer – National Security

Manchester

Digital Intelligence

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

 

Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Manchester 

 

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Our National Security business in Manchester is growing and there are an increasing number of opportunities to work with a range of National Security clients to provide solutions that have a real impact. We are looking for experienced Cloud Engineers to join our team following this continuous growth and success in the UK Government sector. You could be part of a growing team that not only delivers for its clients but also gives back to the community with plenty of opportunities to get involved with local community engagement and outreach activities to help build tech and cyber skills in the region.

 

What you could be doing for us:

  • Designing and building cloud-native architectures
  • Using Terraform or CDK to deploy resources
  • Infrastructure creation and management and design
  • Liaising with key stakeholders, internal and external
  • Create exemplar implementation patterns to projects (i.e. provide a standard Puppet script that will create a single AWS server with some CM)
  • Managing and controlling the software configuration for projects including the source repository
  • Leveraging many AWS security features and ensuring security best practices with developers
  • For Senior Engineers there will be an opportunity for you to lead teams or individuals

 

What background we are looking for:

  • You must be skilled in a range of AWS services, and show a keenness to keep up to date with the latest releases
  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code, for example, Terraform, Cloudformation or CDK
  • Have used configuration management tools e.g. puppet, chef, ansible etc
  • Understanding of networking and how that translates to software defined networking in the cloud
  • Experience in container orchestration systems, for example Kubernetes, ECS or Openshift
  • Proficiency in scripting in at least 1 language e.g. Python, Bash, Go
  • AWS certifications desired although not essential, we can provide opportunity for you to go through training courses and get certified in AWS.

 

Security Clearance

Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

 

How we will support you:

  • You’ll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE
  • Don’t know a particular technology? Your learning and development is key to your future career and we provide a range of excellent training courses to enable you to upskill in a given technology
  • You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups.  These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Life at BAE Systems

We’re a skilled, diverse, collaborative community of over 90,500 people, creating some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, marine, land, and security solutions. We value the creativity and innovation of a diverse and inclusive team, and trust and empower our people to thrive, no matter what their background or experience.
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If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

    We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here.
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  • Learning and development

    If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Reward and benefits

    Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it’s health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what’s important to you.
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  • Making an impact

    Together we embrace every opportunity to have a positive impact. On the world around us, our communities, and each other.
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