Lead DevOps Engineer

Elevate Platform Limited
United Kingdom
600 to 650 GBP (Per Day)
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead DevOps Engineer / London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds / 10 Months Contract / 600 to 650 GBP (Per Day) **IR35 Status **The client has stated that this role is Out of Scope of the new off pay-role worker legislation** General Responsibilities As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will be provide technical leadership to a small team of DevOps Engineers along with providing oversight to the products and services they develop. You will own the overall DevOps process along with setting the strategies for products and the wider community Contribute to the Architectural & Software Engineering Leads, that will help ensure the systems are fit for purpose. You are a skilled practitioner and role model in DevOps principles. You are responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to effectively deliver software products. With a focus on stability, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code and services your teams produce and administer. - Lead multiple DevOps Engineering teams providing technical leadership and guidance. Including coaching and mentoring year team and their professional development - Contribute and set strategic direction for DevOps teams and wider Software Engineering community - Lead the sharing of knowledge and good practice with the wider software engineering community - Provide coaching and mentoring to Software and DevOps Engineer colleagues and peers - Design and lead the strategies for building common libraries and services for products - Own the development of medium-long term strategies for products lines and Software Engineering Community - Lead community discussions about DevOps best practice within Software Engineering Essential Skills Experience of leading DevOps Engineers in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple senior Stakeholders - An ability to quickly comprehend and convert technical requirements into solutions - Extensive experience of using, operating, patching and securing Linux operating systems like RHEL - Extensive experience of shell scripting languages like BASH or Python - Extensive experience of deploying, supporting and patching cloud based applications - Extensive experience with continuous integration and delivery tools like Jenkins - Extensive experience with virtualisation and container based technologies like Xen or Docker - Extensive experience working with distributed version control systems like Git - Extensive experience of configuration management software like Chef or Puppet - Extensive experience implementing a DevOps culture and automation best practices - Extensive experience of clustering and load balancing applications and services, like NGINX - Extensive experience of deploying scalable and highly available applications - Extensive experience static code analysis and security tools like SonarQube or Checkmarx - Experience deploying scalable and highly available HTTP services, including APIs - Experience deploying and orchestrating a micro-services architecture Desirable - Demonstrable experience working with collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack - Can identify and implement Continuous-Integration and Continuous-Delivery best practices - Experience of modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by other Engineers Accreditation & Qualifications Changing and Improving * Collaborating and Partnering * Managing a Quality Service * Delivering at Pace * Leading and Communicating If you match these requirements, please apply in the normal way. Elevate will send you an email, please open, click and action that email and your application will be visible to the hiring organisation directly.
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