Software Systems Engineer (DevOps)

Job ID
Job Locations
UK-Surrey-Frimley | UK-Dorset-Weymouth | UK-England-Bristol
Position Type
Permanent or Fixed Term Contract
Position Category
Engineers & Technicians
National travel required
# of Openings


Would you like to pay a key role in delivering infrastructure service applications to assist in the development of next generation systems?

We currently have an opportunity for a Software Systems Engineer (DevOps) at our clients site in either Frimley, Weymouth or Filton.

As a Software Systems Engineer (DevOps), you will be working with dedicated engineering teams to configure and deploy the next generation systems. You will be working closely with multiple project stakeholders to define, detail, design and develop appropriate infrastructure service solutions to meet our customer’s needs.

This role will be feeding into the development of the Core Infrastructure, providing a diverse set of software solutions needed to support the operational requirements of the system applications. The Core Infrastructure product will be delivered and maintained using agile and lean practices with a 'continuous integration, continuous delivery' development approach.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a high profile within the our clients business which could lead to future development opportunities within the team or the wider business.


Your main responsibilities as a Software Systems Engineer (DevOps) will involve:

  • Playing a key role in systems engineering activity for the development and deployment of new products
  • Understanding our customers’ challenging needs, developing, validating and managing requirements
  • Developing and documenting complex system architectures and sub-systems, providing evidence of fitness for purpose and customer value
  • Integrating systems containing electronic, mechanical and software sub-systems, understanding the potential impact across the entire system as well as interfacing platforms and equipment
  • Taking accountability for technical work packages and verifying that customer needs are satisfied through qualification and test activities
  • Working within a diverse group of engineers, providing guidance and coaching to others
  • Steering new systems development through implementation of best practice systems lifecycle processes


  • Infrastructure as Code solutions, e.g. Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Powershell DSC
  • Virtualisation and Container Ecosystems, e.g. VMware vSphere, Kubernetes, Docker, including knowledge of API interaction and automation solutions
  • Operating Systems management with Linux, Windows & Windows Server
  • Configuration and automation of enterprise network infrastructure, e.g. Routing, Switching, VLANs, Firewalls and Load Balancers / Reverse Proxies
  • Relational databases (MySQL) on Windows/Linux platforms
  • Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket and GIT

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge and experience of multiple software lifecycle phases (Requirements, Design, Implementation, Integration and Test, Support).
  • Experience of overseeing production of software releases including responsibility for release authorisation.
  • Programming and Scripting Experience:- C#, Go, Python, Bash, PowerShell
  • Modern API and Microservice principles, e.g. REST APIs, OpenAPI RESTful Design, and gRPC

What do I need before I apply

  • SC Cleared and UK Sole National.



  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges 
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects  
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses 
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!  
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo 


“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 




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