£37,000 - £40,248
Senior Executive Officer
UK Security Vetting
Type of role
Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
Number of posts
About the job
This is a unique and exciting time to join UKSV. You will be at the forefront of building a new, dynamic and innovative Digital & Technology team to support the organisation.
UKSV are currently undertaking an exciting Digital Transformation Programme, with the key outcome being the creation of our Future Vetting platform.
To support this we are creating brand new multi-disciplinary product teams who will own, iterate and improve our new suite of products. These teams will build modern, digital products and services that meet user needs, to support the future of UK Security Vetting.
As a Development Operations Engineer in UKSV Digital, you will be a skilled practitioner and a role model in all things Development Operations. This is a fantastic opportunity for a developer who thrives on building robust, innovative, user-centric and accessible services with an emphasis on maintainability, scalability and extensibility.
A Development Operations engineer delivers automated software components that form part of a development operations toolchain. At this level, you will:
- Transform technical requirements into Development Operations processes
- Build complex stories without additional support
- Manage live test environments
- Identify and resolve issues preventing delivery
- Availability and capacity management. You can manage the service components to ensure they meet business needs and performance targets. (Relevant skill level: working)
- Development process optimisation. You will know about the importance of developing process efficiency and the common ways in which processes are optimised. You will support specific activities to improve development processes. You can spot or identify obvious deficiencies. (Relevant skill level: awareness)
- Information security. You understand information security, and can design solutions and services with security controls embedded, specifically engineered as mitigation against security threats as a core part of the solutions and services. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
- Modern standards approach. You can explain the most important principles of modern standards approach and discuss how they apply to the work you are undertaking. You will be able to apply these principles under guidance. (Relevant skill level: working)
- Programming and build (software engineering). You know how to collaborate with others when necessary to review specifications and then use these agreed specifications to design, code, test and document programs or scripts of medium to high complexity, using the right standards and tools. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
- Prototyping. You approach prototyping as a team activity, actively soliciting prototypes and testing with others. You can establish design patterns and iterate them. You can use a variety of methods of prototyping and choose the most appropriate ones. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
- Service support. You can identify, locate and fix faults. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
- Systems design. You can translate logical designs into physical designs. You can produce detailed designs and document all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate. You can design systems characterised by managed levels of risk, manageable business, and technical complexity and meaningful impact. You know how to work with well understood technology and identify appropriate patterns. (Relevant skill level: working)
- Systems integration. You can build and test simple interfaces between systems or can work on more complex integration as part of a wider team. (Relevant skill level: working)
- User focus. You can identify and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You can identify and define research that fits user needs. You know how to use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes. (Relevant skill level: working)
- Recent experience of AWS Services
- Knowledge of Azure
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
Changing and Improving
Delivering at Pace
Seeing the Big Picture
We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:
Changing and Improving
Delivering at Pace
- Learning and development tailored to your role.
- An environment with flexible working options.
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
- A Civil Service pension.
- A minimum of 25 days of paid annual leave, increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 30.