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  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Jacob Appleton

  • Email:

    jappleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    07458 163 789

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    26 June 2021

  • Start date:

    Mid June

​Technical Architect - Up to £500 per day - OUTSIDE IR35 - 9 Months - Fully Remote - Start Mid/Late June - SC Cleared or Willing to Undergo

The Lead DevOps Technical Architect will oversee all activities required to deliver the Strategic API platform. Working closely under the guidance from Technical Leads and alignment to departmental engineering strategies, the individual will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of infrastructure automation, authentication mechanisms through development to production environments.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Shape and provide a high level dev ops strategy for the deployment of the client's Enterprise Platform

  • Create the playbook and sample Terraform modules to support the client's Platform deployment

  • Create the strategy and design for frictionless on-boarding to the API Gateway for DWP digital teams; including assurance of architecture patterns and dev ops automation optimisation

  • Ensure all dev ops processes for the API Platform align to our client's DevOps and architecture blueprints

  • Create playbooks and artefacts to assist upskilling of internal staff.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience (2>5years) of delivering design and development capability of base layer infrastructure in AWS using Terraform heavy focus on modules and re-useable components.

  • Immediate capacity to supply experienced technical skills in Solution and Technical Architecture supported by references of deliveries they have either led or had significant involvement utilising AWS.

  • Demonstrate experience of using Git and GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket within the last 2 years.

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of continuous integration and continuous deployment within the last 2 years.

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) within the last 2 years.

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience working within a Government led and/or a comparable organisation within the last 3 years. Ideally either as an API Provider or Consumer who has interfaced with the existing API platform.

  • Have experience working with API gateway technologies within the last two years.

  • Capacity to supply experienced technical skills in Dev Ops supported by references of deliveries they have either led or had significant involvement utilising Kubernetes.