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DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer

Full-time | Remote, hybrid or Plymouth based

The role

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will work with different software development and operational teams across the business to help develop and maintain efficient and scalable solutions that support the hosting and provisioning of our software as a service platform. This includes implementing and maintaining operational task automation, configuration and secret management, Infrastructure as Code based cloud infrastructure, CI / CD applications and pipelines, monitoring and alerting solutions and cloud native application orchestration.

You will work in an internal role with internal customers focussing on an goal of reducing toil and increasing reliability, repeatability and efficiency. The team provide direct benefits to our internal customers, and by proxy benefits to our external customers and end users as well.

Due to our contractual obligations, the successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

About you

You will be working in a small SRE team with demonstrable experience in operational infrastructure management, task automation and infrastructure design and architecture. Experience with tooling such Kubernetes, Prometheus, Ansible and Terraform, as well as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform services are beneficial. Additional experience of working in an agile scrum based project team following Gitflow best practices is beneficial as well.

You are enthusiastic about new technologies, interested in the management, security, performance and stability of large scale hosting platforms and take pride in delivering a high quality of work.

Good communication skills are essential, you will be working closely with other teams and stakeholders across the business to identify their requirements, present solutions and train our internal users.



  • A degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related discipline, and/or industry experience in a relevant field.


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Selection process

To apply, complete our short application form and upload your CV using the link below. 

Please contact us if you need the application form in an alternative format or if you require any reasonable adjustments to the selection process, including the interview (for example physical access, communication support, personal support).


Interview details

Initial interviews will be via Teams with our Department Lead and If successful you will be invited to attend a competency-based interview either here at the GOSS offices in Plymouth or again via Teams which will last approximately 1.5 hours  You will be expected to be able to evidence previous examples of your work.

Due to our contractual obligations, the successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role. The role can be started on BPSS; full SC clearance will be required within the first 3 months. Please note that SC clearance requires a current and continuous period of residency in the UK of at least the last 5 years. Other checks for SC clearance include credit and financial history, both spent and unspent criminal records, security service records, and gaps in employment history. This is not a definitive list; more information can be found on the website.

GOSS is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that decisions concerning recruitment will be based on the needs of the business and not any assumptions based on sex, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, married or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.

Due to the large volume of applications GOSS receive, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying, on this occasion its likely that you have been unsuccessful in your application.



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