Lead Devops (Move into DevOps Manager) - Scaling Architecture

Talent Point Ltd
United Kingdom
£70000.00 - £100000.00 pa
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Devops Engineer (Move into management) - Scaling Architecture

Do you love technology and problem-solving? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Following the recent investment of over $50,000,000 this internationally renowned and rapidly scaling cloud first mobile security software provider is looking for a Lead Devops Engineer to join and move into a Devops Manager position as the company rapidly scale their current infrastructure to cope with recent growth.

With offices in London and the US and over 500 clients worldwide these guys are pioneers in what they do and are leading the market with their software which is changing the way companies are defending themselves from security vulnerabilities in their mobile applications.

The company is on the bleeding edge of technology with a data-heavy backend using machine learning to predict and detect security threats. Additionally, they are accepting of the latest principle around 'devops' and have a fully automated infrastructure as code/ automate deployment pipeline with the application completed hosted in AWS.

Given the recent growth, the company is looking for a Lead Devops Engineer to join the company and take full ownership of their current operations/ infrastructure team to lead an initial team of 10 which is set to grow. The role will be moving towards management supporting and managing the team which currently reports into the CTO to free up time for him to focus on product and strategy.

The remit of the role extends to support and maintain high availability in the company's web and mobile applications and using your experience to implement new processes to drive efficiencies and increase the scalability of the current infrastructure as the company continues to scale and grow. Therefore, part of the role will be hands on acting as a final point of escalation for the team and being involved in implementing and researching new technologies that could help this.

What do they need?
*Strong experience supporting high availability internet facing applications.
*Strong Linux operations experience
*Strong knowledge around cloud technologies: AWS, Rackspace or google cloud
*Good knowledge around networking/ security.
*Strong understanding around 'devops' and automated deployment.

Overall, you do not need to be an expert in every facet but the company has very high engineering standards and everyone who works here loves technology and is a technologist at heart! Therefore, anyone coming in must love working, researching and implementing the latest technologies.

They are currently working with a number of new technologies such as Docker, ELK and terraform which are technologies you will get to work on.

As mentioned specific experience with different technologies is not required but they are looking for someone who has worked on supporting and managing large scale cloud hosted applications in a fast paced rapid deployment environment.

The company are scaling hugely at the moment and this is the perfect position for someone to immediately move their career into a Head of Devops position working closely with the CTO to move your career towards a C level position very quickly.

Alongside career progression you can guarantee you will get to work with the latest technologies and working with someone of the most exceptional engineers to really help drive the growth of the business who are positively tackling a massive worldwide issue at the moment in regards to mobile vulnerabilities.

Brilliant role! Apply now.
No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) 00072652, an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

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