|£28,900 to £31,790 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience). UKRI Pay Band C/S1
|29th November 2023
|7th January 2024
BGS INFORMATICS DIRECTORATE
This role can be based at either the BGS headquarters in Keyworth in Nottingham or at our offices in Edinburgh, which are situated on the Heriot-Watt University campus
Appointment will be at UKRI Pay Band C/S1 – salary range is £28,900 to £31,790 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)
A great benefits package is offered including an outstanding pension scheme (with an extremely generous employer contribution – on average 27% of your pay), 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and access to flexi-time
Full-time – 37 hours a week (some flexible working options may be available including consideration of part-time working and a small amount of remote working in line with BGS policy)
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and enthusiastic software developer or IT professional to specialise in DevOps in the Informatics Directorate at BGS.
As a Junior DevOps Platform Engineer, you will have a varied role building and maintaining the platform infrastructure that underpins our research software development projects. With over 100 staff actively writing code across the organisation, you will also be there to support staff to use the latest DevOps best practices in a wide range of geoscientific research projects.
You will also help automate and streamline our operational processes by building and maintaining tools for deployments, looking after our Continuous Integration/Delivery pipelines, and maintaining our development, staging and production environments.
By joining our world leading environmental research organisation, you will be working with and mentored by an established team of passionate IT professionals offering great potential for career development as well as exposure to and on the job training in the latest tools and industry best practice.
If you are passionate about technology and learning new technologies, systems and languages and have some of the key skills below, we would be very interested to hear from you.
Please also refer to the additional specific essential and desirable skills criteria for this post.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 7 January 2024. Interviews are expected to be held in mid-late January 2024.
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