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AWS DevOps Engineer - Central Government sector

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

Job Details

Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Coventry-CS || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Guildford || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Milton Keynes-CS

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.

We are recruiting for additional AWS-focused DevOps Engineers to join an existing team working on high-profile projects for a Central Government client.

The Digital Services at the Border programme is developing a new digital platform of services to help Border Force secure the UK border, and is one of the highest priority programmes within Government. To help deliver this challenging programme, additional skilled DevOps Engineers are required to implement data layer principles and provide technical guidance across the project.

The role is both remote working and onsite due to the nature of the secure platform. It would be desirable for the resource to be either London based or able to work there for 1-2 days per week.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

• Contribute to refinement of non-functional requirements
• Drive the prioritisation and delivery of backlogs
• Implement security best-practices and recommendations; often through the means of developed services and automation
• Facilitate an effective relationship between third party suppliers and Home Office platform teams
• Participate in workstream and project Scrum ceremonies
• Raise issues and risks appropriately
• Ability to operate in small cross-functional engineering teams to build supportable, sustainable, and reliable services
• Create quality documentation and Jira ticket commentary

Experience of working with the following technology is essential:

• Kubernetes
• Helm
• Terraform
• Jenkins
• Docker
• Git

Experience of the following is desirable:

• Networking
• Inter Domain Gateway (IDG)
• Linux
• Certificates
• Hashicorp vault
• Logging / Monitoring tools
• Python
• Ansible
• Patroni

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.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. With a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses from advanced threats, we work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data. We use the latest technologies, best practices and processes – combined with expertise gained from over forty years of application – to empower customers to detect and defend against the latest threats, transform their organisations, and secure their communications across multiple domains.

Everything we do creates a safer future. In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across a dynamic technological landscape.  

The nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the very best people to fulfil our ambitions, and help you realise yours.

We’ve built a place that supports the changing needs of our multi-cultural, diverse, global workforce and we believe everyone can make a difference.

Careers webpage: Careers | BAE Systems






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