DevOps Engineer

  • Contract
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £450 - £475 Per Day outside IR35

Website Ash Alam


DevOps Engineer


6 Month Contract

450-475 day – Outside IR35

SC cleared

DevOps Engineer needed with SC Security Clearance, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jenkins, Docker & Kubernetes for a 6 month rolling contract in Croydon or Reading. Start ASAP ideally in Octoberr 2021..

The customer site is based in Reading or Croydon. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you will be able to work 100% remotely until national lockdown restrictions are finally lifted.

A chance to work with a leading global digital transformation business on large-scale Government IT modernisation projects.

Key skills, experience and responsibilities will include…

  • DevOps Engineer required to join the AWS (Amazon Web Services) migration team.
  • Through knowledge of Jenkins and pipeline using Groovy scripts
  • In-depth knowledge of containerisation including Docker
  • In depth experience of Kubernetes
  • Basic Terraform scripting
  • Basic Knowledge and experience of working with AWS services
  • Ability to work closely with central dev ops, software developers, testers, and product owners
  • Agile principles to deploy and operate application and supporting systems.
  • Help the development team to automate and streamline operations and processes. B
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments.
  • Continuous delivery
  • Release and deployment management processes to ensure that applications can be packaged and deployed
  • That security is integral in code
  • Improve communication between development and ops
  • Automate the work flows
  • Automation of deployments      
  • AWS certification preferred (Associate level).
  • Active SC Security Clearance is required.


  • Please email through a copy of your CV for consideration stating your work availability, £ salary expectations and a short paragraph explaining why you believe you are a strong match for this position.
  • If your experience matches the job description a member of the Syntax team will contact you to talk you through the full details and to answer any questions you may have.
  • We do our very best to respond to all applications. However, due to high volumes of enquiries we regret it is not always possible to do this.


  • Syntax Consultancy Ltd is a leading independent IT, Digital and Tech recruitment specialist.
  • We offer 30+ years’ experience in providing outstanding talent into clients throughout the UK & Europe, including the IT Consultancy, Government, Education, NHS, Software and Retail markets.
  • We specialise in supplying high-end Contract / Interim and Permanent IT, Digital and Technical professionals who make an immediate, positive impact.
  • At Syntax we pride ourselves on providing an outstanding service to candidates and clients alike.
  • We aim to make the recruitment process as positive and hassle-free as possible, whatever the final outcome.
  • Syntax Consultancy Ltd operates as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency.

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