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Platform Engineer - Public Sector



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About the job you're considering:

We want passionate Platform Engineers to work as part of an agile team to help public sector clients build and continuously improve digital services using the best of open source software. We’re looking for Engineers that aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck-in. You should learn quickly and love a challenge.

Join us and help grow our already large and strong community of digital specialists, share ideas and innovate.

You’ll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find. Capgemini has a team of great Engineers who work together in a community and help each other to deliver and develop as professionals. We work on large scale, technically challenging projects.

Successful candidates must be willing to undergo SC level Security Clearance. Holding Security Clearance already at application stage is preferred.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.

Your Role:

• You'll undertake cross-functional engineering projects, working in small teams with other Engineers in different knowledge spheres, building supportable, sustainable and reliable services.
• You’ll work with great technology – the UK Government has an IT strategy based on user centric design, modern open source technology, continuous integration/delivery and modern software architectures such as microservices and cloud technology to name but a few.
• You’ll help us achieve our vision – the chance to make a real difference at the heart of the digital transformation within the UK Public Sector
• You’ll get opportunities to develop and progress – working on large scale, technically challenging projects. You will be constantly learning through modern learning environments.

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, striving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills & experience:

Are you a Platform/DevOps Engineers with an appetite to extend your knowledge and apply new skills rapidly on challenging projects? Do you have a broad range of experience in modern open source stacks? Don’t worry if you haven’t got strong experience in every skill listed below. If you can demonstrate a good selection of these skills and a passion for developing exciting new technical skills, then we’d really like to talk to you.

Essential skills:

• Experience debugging complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment.
• Good communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to both internal and external stakeholders.
• Sound knowledge of Linux, Docker and Kubernetes.
• Experience of building infrastructure in AWS using Terraform.
• Experience in automation tooling such as Ansible.
• Strong understanding of CI environments and how they facilitate the automation process with other orchestration tools.

Desirable skills:

• Core Networking & Loadbalancing.
• Jenkins / Concourse / Gitlab CI.
• Git / GitHub / GitLab.
• Graphite / Grafana / ELK / Prometheus.
• SQL / NO-SQL DB’s.
• HashiCorp (Packer / Terraform / Vault / Consul).

Your Security Clearance:

To be successfully appointed to this role, it is a requirement to obtain Security Check (SC) clearance.

To obtain SC clearance, the successful applicant must have resided continuously within the United Kingdom for the last 5 years, along with other criteria and requirements.

Throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.

Some posts are restricted to sole UK Nationals for security reasons; therefore, you may be asked about your citizenship in the application process.

What does “Get The Future You Want” mean for you?

• You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. #

• You will reimagine what’s possible: creating value for the world’s leading organisations through technology to build a sustainable, more inclusive future. You will work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions, which will make a real impact across the UK.

• You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications and much more.

• You’ll be bringing your unique skills and perspectives to the team, inspiring and taking inspiration from your teammates as you unlock value in everything you do. You’ll be joining a professional community of experts, who have got your back and will support you, every step of the way.

Why you should consider Capgemini:

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts.

A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

About Capgemini:

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.