Operational Support (DEVOPS) Tech Lead

Recruiter
Investec Bank
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Operational Support (DEVOPS) Tech Lead Reporting to Head of Infrastructure UK Division IT Description of Role and Key Responsibilities The role is managing a mixed team of DevOps, WinOps and DatabaseEngineers. The team provide build and deployment services to severaldevelopment teams. The team also provide support for several of thebanks legacy applications. The candidate must have experience of workingwith both infrastructure and development teams and be comfortablytalking to both teams. Managing and developing the 3rd line Support team Managing the relevant processes, risk and associated controlenvironment across Linux and Wintel environments Technical expert in relation to Scripting Ensure that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) between Business and ITare met Customer Relationship Management (Key vendors / Central IT / FrontOffice / Operations) Represent OPS on Various Group Forums (Change Control /Infrastructure Forum) Lead architect in determining OS / App integration with Investecgroup systems Leverage across geographies Understanding of relational Databases e.g. Oracle, SQL, Sybase Core Skills and Attributes Technical skills Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools Ability to code and script Experience with systems and IT operations Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment Strong grasp of automation tools Data management skills A strong focus on business outcomes (Communicating and collaboratingwith others) Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching acrossfunctional borders Process re-engineering open source background Continuous Integration, Deployments, problem solving skills A broad set of skills (LAMP, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, Oracle,Scaling/Capacity, High-Availability, etc) Analysis: Ability to analyze complex application solutions andprovide technical knowledge to produce detailed architectural diagramsof processes and workflows. Market and Product Knowledge: Sound awareness of market landscape,Financial Services knowledge of how the business functions. Leadership Skills: Ability to lead and manage groups of people. . Relationship Management and communication: Ability to create andmaintain strong relationships and channels of communication with keyinterfaces. Ability to answer queries on Change Control / Infrastructure/ Application Performance / Technical Architecture matters. Coaching skills: Ability to coach, guide and supervise. Risk Understanding: Ability to assess, analyse and mitigate risk. Investec Specific Knowledge and Regulatory knowledge: Core detailedknowledge of Financial Services Applications, deployment and operational management Detailed core knowledge of managing production support in adistributed client/server environment including: storage & capacityplanning, performance turning, in a Linux environment for Bankingapplications ITIL Knowledge / certification essential In addition to this procedures and compliance protocols and FSAregulations affecting processing of all products supported Personal attributes and other requirements The role is not hands on, but the candidate needs to very comfortablewith technical skill sets below. Experience of managing and building CI / CD pipelines using a varietyof tools (Jenkins, Team City, Octopus Deploy) Excellent knowledge of configuration management using Puppet Linux experience (preferably Red Hat) A good understanding of Windows (WINOPS) Nagios and supporting technologies Experience of supporting webservers across various operating systems.(Apache, Tomcat, HA proxy etc) Experience of the Atlassian tool set. Good scripting ability across various languages. Experience of using and managing source control systems. (GIT / SVN) Experience of working with Cloud platforms, preferably AWS. Experience of working with Containers and Container management. A good understanding of virtualisation platforms (preferably VMware) - provided by Dice APACHE, APP, AWS, C++, CLOUD, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, DATA MANAGEMENT, ITIL, JAVA, LAMP, LINUX, NAGIOS, ORACLE, PUPPET, PYTHON, RUBY, SLA, SQL, TOMCAT, WINDOWS

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