DevOps Team Lead

ISL Recruitment
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Team Lead
DevOps, DevOps Lead, Linux, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, AWS, Load Balancing, Python, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Java, C#

I am working with a dynamic and fast growing IT services Company who are looking for a strong DevOps Team Lead to help develop the next generation of cloud platforms for them and their suppliers. Your role will be to lead a team of skilled DevOps Engineers to achieve this goal. Working for my client will give you exposure to the latest Google technologies including Google Compute Engine, BigQuery, App Engine, Managed VMs, Docker plus Puppet / Ansible for CM / automation.


Line management, mentoring and professional development of a team of DevOps professionals
Responsible for DevOps developed solutions - schedule, budget and authorised technology / architecture
Experienced development of cloud hosting platforms infrastructure and systems (auto scaling & load balanced resilient architectures, monitored & audited, secure & auto deployed)
Tooling for cloud hosting platforms - Deploying and managing cloud infrastructure using Google Cloud Platform tools and/or AWS and configuration of Linux operating systems using Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc
Work on one or more projects reporting to the lead of DevOps / Big Data
Automating system administration
Developing and supporting test frameworks and systems
Advice best practice for rolling out security patches & operating system major releases
Assist development team with test platforms & continuous integration activities

Experience & Desirable Skills

Previously worked with administration & platform engineering of a major Linux-based operating system. Particularly RPM based Linux (RedHat, Centos, Unbreakable Linux and Fedora)
Solid cloud firewall experience: iptables, AWS security groups etc
Knowledge of a variety of open source technologies and tools
Good scripting skills in a Linux-environment language (Bash, sed & awk, Perl, Python)
Reasonable programming skills in at least 1 modern language (Java, C#, Python, PHP, Ruby etc)
Prior experience with Linux in Virtual Machine environments: VMware / VSphere, Docker, KVM, Xen
Experience with designing, using and maintaining database systems.
Ablity to work in small Agile teams with other developers, project managers and stakeholders.
Experience with working directly with customers.
Able to work across multiple projects within the same time-frames
Source code control / release management skills
Demonstrable knowledge of securing a Linux server from attack threats

Desirable skills

Ability to create RPMs
Conversant in configuration management automation - Puppet, Chef, Salt or Ansible.
Prior experience with Google Cloud Platform and / or Amazon Web Services Infrastructure as a Service offerings.
ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) - preferably using Talend
Google Cloud Storage or Amazon S3
noSQL datastore experience - Google High Replication Datastore, Google Cloud Datastore, Amazon DynamoDb, MongoDb
Traditional relational database experience - preferably MySQL
Google APIs (OAuth, Maps, Cloud Endpoints, Google Apps etc)
Familiar with JQuery / Javascript

If you can confidently display these skills in a commercial setting and you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity do not hesitate to get in contact with Lami Ogunbanwo on or send your CV to lami @

DevOps Team Lead
DevOps, DevOps Lead, Linux, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, AWS, Load Balancing, Python, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Java, C#