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About The Role

About the role

As a Principal DevOps Engineer for our Azure practice, you will be a domain expert who will help lead your team to make impactful contributions for the company and our clients. You will work on client projects to provide infrastructure, IT operations, and security advice and leadership to support our teams in the delivery of mission-critical, deep technical solutions across the enterprise. As a Principal DevOps Engineer, you will promote the highest quality engineering practices, and take a lead role designing and delivering innovative infrastructure focused technical solutions to bring about business change and faster time to value realisation.

TPXimpact is creating a groundbreaking technology consulting business, to deliver world class engineering solutions for our clients. We aim to achieve this through our focus on technical quality and properly implemented Agile methodologies. We have gained excellent traction and are working with prestigious, progressive organisations to drive their digital transformations.

By joining us, you would shape and create the practices that you want to work with. You would work alongside people who share an enthusiasm for technology, for an organisation that values technical quality at every layer, and one that will take an active role in training and improving your skill set.

This role can be based anywhere in the UK. We encourage you to work where you feel most effective. That may be at home, from one of our office hubs or a combination of both. The choice is yours. However you choose to work, you need to be comfortable working with your colleagues remotely as even if you choose to work in a hub, you will likely be working with people based elsewhere. Some travel to client sites may also be expected for this role. This would be for ceremonies such as kick-off meetings, rather than on a regular basis.  


  • Build and lead a high-performing internal engineering capability around the Azure platform
  • Help our clients modernise their architecture and core technologies
  • Consult on engineering good practice and quality standards
  • Take a lead technical role with our teams to guide the delivery of new architecture solutions, platforms, infrastructure, and products
  • Take a lead role in defining and implementing engineering quality standards and principles
  • Build full-stack automated quality - IaC, deployment, security, and monitoring
  • Employ security by design and bake this into DevOps process (DevSecOps)
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies, languages, and frameworks
  • Coach and support both DevOps and Infrastructure engineers to adopt quality and security focused engineering standards
  • Take a lead role in building on our engineering expertise, contributing to the ongoing development of our culture and community of practice
  • Support the recruitment of both flexible contract staff and permanent hires by building and utilising an industry network, and joining the panel for relevant interviews

About You


More than any specific list of skills or qualifications, we want engineers who love technology, and contribute their opinions to drive through the entire development lifecycle. We want people who bring something unique, in technical knowledge, experience or mindset. If you think that’s you, regardless of how well you think you match the list below, please apply for this role.

  • Strong cloud experience with Azure is essential for this role
  • Good software development experience in a modern language
  • Experience as a Site Reliability Engineer, an Infrastructure Engineer or as a DevOps Engineer
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code is desired
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud monitoring and alerting services and capabilities
  • Experience in designing fault-tolerant services
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems
  • Strong computer network knowledge (routing/routed protocols)
  • Strong track record delivering enterprise solutions on Azure
  • Any experience with other cloud platforms (e.g. AWS or GCP) would be beneficial, but isn’t required
  • A technology and platform agnostic perspective
  • Industry vendor certifications are desired (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP or CNCF/Kubernetes certifications); although not essential if you have demonstrable ability
  • Passion and enthusiasm to help drive the creation of a truly empowering engineering culture at TPXimpact
  • Global scale application experience would be beneficial
  • Experience of mentorship or coaching your peers
  • Experience supporting career & knowledge development for engineers early in their career

About Us

Why work at TPXimpact
  • The opportunity to achieve impact in the public sector through your work
  • Flexible working to help you function at your best
  • We’re collaborative, and will readily give our time to help your development and invest in your training
  • Everyone has a voice - inclusivity and respect are key to our culture
  • A focus on wellbeing with access to a range of wellness activities and an annual Fitness challenges
  • An inclusive workplace with active advocacy networks for women, LGBTQI employees and people from ethnic minorities

Some of the benefits include:

  • 30 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • 2 charity volunteer days for causes that you are passionate about
  • Working from home allowance
  • Maternity/Paternity - 6months Maternity Leave, 3 months Paternity Leave
  • Life Assurance 
  • Employer Pension Contribution of 5%
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Personal Learning & Development budget
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to equity in the business through a Share Incentive Plan
  • Green incentive programmes including Electric Vehicle Leasing and the Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dental insurance
  • Financial advice
  • Health assessments


About TPXimpact

What is TPXimpact? We're TPXimpact. We deliver transformation that matters to organisations, to public services and to society. Our multidisciplinary teams work across technology, design, and digital experiences. We're united by the belief that it's possible to deliver more – that by harnessing digital technologies, modern ways of working and a fresh mindset we can create better outcomes for people and the planet.

This is what impact means to us.

Impactful, sustainable, digital transformation

We have the scale and capabilities to truly deliver impactful, sustainable, digital transformation that enriches how individuals and society experience the world. Our clients will work with the most skilled and experienced digital and technology specialists across the UK who will share their knowledge to ensure you have the potential to continue developing our work once we're gone.

We’re an inclusive employer, and we care about diversity in our teams. Let us know in your application if you have accessibility requirements during the interview.

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