Company Description We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results. An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics. Bringing Ingenuity to Life. Job Description As a team, we transform our client’s businesses using a combination of strategic thinking, customer-centric service design, and agile engineering practices. We do this at internet scale – driving innovation, and enriching people’s lives. Our skills and talent enable PA’s purpose of creating positive a human future in a technology driven world. As part of our Digital team, you’ll work alongside colleagues from across PA – delivering transformative digital solutions to today’s most complex business challenges. Our teams are trusted to deliver and given the space to be awesome. We’re an inclusive community for the curious, generous, pragmatic and committed digital practitioner. As a Lead DevOps Engineer, we'll be looking at you to set direction and take responsibility for successfully achieving an outcome or deliverable. You may have a team of people to support, be leading a development team or could be working across multiple project teams, providing some centralised expertise necessary for a larger program of work. Your clients and colleagues will look to you for: Expertise in architecture Knowledge of the development process, perhaps being responsible for the overall process across a pod, or multiple pods, creating strong values and putting robust methods and patterns in place Maintaining communication with the client regularly, being one of the key points of engagement between the client and the project Coaching and mentoring the team Help shaping and contributing to bids, working with a bid team on the approach or proposal and perhaps even presenting to clients in a formal selection process Playing a role in account management and strong consulting skills Qualifications Experience with AWS, Azure or GCP Building and implementing CI/CD Pipelines, experience working with repos, build automation tools, build orchestration and environment automation is very interesting E.g. Jenkins, GIT, SVN, CVS, Cloud-Formation, Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Code Pipeline, Azure Stack Implementing microservices and containers E.g. Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift Implementing tools for logging, monitoring and alerting. E.g. TICK Stack, ELK Stack, Splunk, CloudWatch Creating and automating virtual machines in the cloud deployed on compute instances Implementing other cloud infrastructure and networking required to host a digital service, including storage, firewall and network configuration High availability, business continuity and disaster recovery solutions in the cloud Deploying serverless functions E.g. AWS Lambda, GCP Cloud Functions, Azure Cloud Functions Working knowledge of OS including CLI experience, deploying and configuring application or web servers in virtual machines. E.g. Linux, Tomcat, JBoss, Windows Server, IIS Solving environmental and configuration issues across the stack Application of operational process, such as, patching strategies and dependency management of environmen Additional Information Benefits at PA: Private medical insurance Travel allowance 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days Company pension scheme Annual performance-based bonus Life and Income protection insurance Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn) Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance) PA is committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people can excel. We believe that greater diversity stimulates innovation, enabling us to fulfil our purpose of ‘Bringing Ingenuity to Life’, supporting the growth of our people, and delivering more enduring results for our clients. We only recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, without regard to gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.