DevOps Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Malvern, United Kingdom (UK), QinetiQ [11672]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

About the role:

At QinetiQ we are looking for a bright, enthusiastic w DevOps Engineer/Site Reliability Engineer to be based in our Malvern offices.



What will I be doing?

You will be working in the DevOps delivery team covering all areas of infrastructure, reliability, platform and operation engineering across public cloud and data centres; Windows / Linux builds, deployment and management, load balancing, PKI Management and a variety of technologies that serve the service offering.

You will work as a member of a Scrum Agile development team, with the opportunity to contribute to the design, development, and deployment of software systems. You will gain experience in a broad range of technologies and toolsets.


What do I need?

You’ll need to hold a degree in Computer science or engineering subject or demonstrable equivalent experience; Knowledge and experience of the initiatives that develop and facilitate the infrastructure and tooling and have a release engineering mindset to engage in and improve the life-cycle of services through deployment, operation and refinement.


Experience in some of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential:

  • Hold or be eligible for SC clearance
  • Knowledge of DevOps, Agile delivery, Kanban and Scrum team
  • CI/CD practices with change pipelines
  • Knowledge and experience of AWS services such as VPCs, subnets, Gateways, PrivateLink, IAM, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Lambda, API gateway, S3, VPNs
  • Infrastructure as code – Terraform / Cloudformation
  • Knowledge of collaboration tooling – Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket
  • Python / Shell scripting

Lastly, you’ll be able to demonstrate good communication skills as you’ll be leading a team and influencing key stakeholders.

Why join us?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success for QinetiQ is the appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners.

Joining QinetiQ offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

In return we’re offering excellent benefits package including contributory pension, Life Cover, income protection and much more

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?


Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the security clearance and roles that you can perform within QinetiQ.



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