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Senior DevOps Engineer

NHS TCS 2018:Band 8a

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NHS TCS 2018:Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Stewart House
£42,414 - £49,969 (Plus High Cost Area Supplement)
23/01/2019 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our accreditation and ongoing commitment to Disability Confident, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.

Every year, we invest approximately £5 billion in education and training for our current and future workforce, across 129 different types of healthcare staff. With over 300 careers in the NHS, we also look at work that underpins all roles, such as values-based recruitment.

We fund medical, dental, nursing and midwifery training, alongside other professions, such as Allied Health Professionals. We work with a wide range of partners including devolved nations, Royal Colleges, NHS Employers and regulatory bodies such as the General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council and General Dental Council to support those currently working in the NHS and those currently in training.

The TIS Programme has been established to develop a suite of products and information services to support the management of learners and trainees. The trainees (including Junior Doctors) are working on-site in NHS premises across the UK and the remote support and communication to these groups; via a mobile first application is a key element of TIS. The TIS Programme will be the first HEE-initiative to set up an agile Development Team that are supported by the business to deliver software products to our stakeholders. The team strongly endorses the self-organising ethos of Agile, has been complimented on its understanding and adoption of Agile principles by external assessors and represents an ideal opportunity for an competent developer to expand their skills into the most recent technology stack in a productive and supportive Agile team.

The TIS application is being built using the Government Digital Service approach and a microservices design pattern utilising open source technologies, including Java 8, Spring Boot, Angular (v4), Javascript (ES6, Typescript), Bootstrap, JHipster. HEE have an established and tested CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins, Ansible and Docker at its core, cloud hosted on Azure, supporting BDD with Karma, Jasmine, Protractor.

To be effective in this role you will be an experienced DevOps engineer familiar with a range of digital / web services and solutions, ideally where open source and cloud technologies have applied agile development methods. You will take ownership of the DevOps landscape within an integrated team and be able to respond to changing business requirements. You will be an excellent communicator and an experienced DevOps who has worked within an effective agile environment focused on delivery. You will be confident in working with users and using a variety of development tools and techniques and be committed to quality and continuous improvement.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact the TIS Technical Architect, Ray Hill on - HEE.TIS@HEE.NHS.UK