Senior DevOps Engineer - NEC Digital

  • Full-time

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Job Description

As a Senior DevOps Engineer with NEC Digital, you will be joining a highly skilled and proficient team that works on mission critical applications contributing to all phases of the DevOps and development process.

You will have the ability to manage and maintain the infrastructure supporting large scale public infrastructure helping to secure and maintain high levels of availability and integrity.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Design and implement secure and scalable infrastructure using Terraform. Automate the provisioning and management of AWS resources.
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Utilise Circle CI to set up pipelines for automated testing and deployment. Ensure smooth and frequent releases.
  • Version Control: Manage code and infrastructure changes using GitHub. Implement branching strategies and ensure code quality.
  • Monitoring and Performance: Use of monitoring solutions to track performance, uptime, and resource usage. Respond to and troubleshoot incidents.
  • Collaboration and Documentation: Work closely with development teams to understand needs and provide DevOps solutions. Document processes and systems.
  • Security and Compliance: Ensure that all infrastructure and applications meet security standards and comply with relevant regulations. Regularly review and update policies.
  • Optimisation and Scalability: Continuously evaluate and optimise system performance. Ensure scalability to handle growth and peak demand.
  • Research and Development: Stay updated with the latest technologies and trends in DevOps, cloud infrastructure, and automation. Suggest and implement improvements.



  • Experienced DevOps Engineer: You have proven experience with AWS, Terraform, Circle CI, and GitHub. You understand the intricacies of CI/CD, IaC, and version control.
  • Scripting: Proficiency in Linux system administration and shell scripts
  • Containerisation: Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and (optionally) orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Problem Solver: You possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills. You're adept at diagnosing and resolving complex issues.
  • Communicator and Collaborator: Excellent communication skills enable you to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams. You understand the importance of documentation and clear processes.
  • Learner and Innovator: You're passionate about staying up to date with the latest technological advancements and are eager to implement innovative solutions.
  • Security-Conscious: You prioritise the security of infrastructure and applications. You're knowledgeable about best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Work with the Team Manager to identify training goals.
  • Problem solving - recognition of problems and recasting difficult-to-solve problems in order to find unique and innovative solutions.
  • Inquisitiveness - digging into problems and solutions to understand the underlying technology.
  • Motivation - sets personal challenges and constantly looking to stretch themselves.
  • Integrity - honest and transparent in dealing, open to voice and accept criticism, is trustworthy and builds credibility through actions.
  • Detail focussed - pays attention to the details and can make a conscious effort to understand causes instead of just the effects.
  • Big picture aware - understands the scope and impact of a problem or solution.

Additional Information

We pride ourselves in offering an excellent benefits package, including an above average pension scheme. When you join the team at NEC Software Solutions, you are provided with the following:

  • Private Medical Cover funded by NEC for Employees (with the option to add family members at an additional cost) 
  • 25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/sell (FTE)
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover funded by NEC (with the option to increase cover at an additional cost)
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions up to a maximum of 8.5%
  • A selection of flexible benefits to suit your individual needs
  • All colleagues get free access to LinkedIn Learning. Over 15000 courses covering a huge breadth of subjects. Learn about what you like, when you like, how you like. 


  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.
  • All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting, references and occupational health checks. 
  • Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities. If you require any reasonable adjustments or have specific accessibility needs during the recruitment or interview process, please feel free to share these with us. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive and accommodating experience for all candidates.

Who We Are:

We’re NEC Software Solutions (part of global tech giant NEC Corporation). While you read this ad, our software is helping to dispatch ambulances, support families, keep trains on the move, locate missing people and even test the hearing of newborn babies.

Working with us, you’ll be helping our 3,000+ employees push the boundaries of what’s possible and support amazing public services.

We work with governments, hospitals, police forces, housing providers, local authorities and more. We help them pay financial support faster, speed up treatments for patients and respond to emergencies in the right way. The more we do, the more our customers can do for others. And together, we make a world of difference.

We’d love your help. And we’ll support you all the way.

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