DevOps Team Leader

Recruiter
IRESS
Location
Cheltenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Oct 2019
Ref
1197322609
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world's most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients' businesses so that they can work better, every day.

Iress is one of Australia's largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

You will help to drive quality outcomes for Iress clients and enable delivery teams through leadership and provision of support and engineering capabilities.This role ensures both development and operationally focused teams work seamlessly as one combined, end-2-end solution engineering team. This is a hands-on role that requires strong leadership, engineering, infrastructure and operational capability. You must demonstrate an ability to work with a large global delivery team supporting a complex mix of software, clients and delivery outcomes. You will strategise with, lead and motivate a diverse range of internal and external technical & engineering teams, to ensure a highly reliable, automated delivery & operational capability exists.

What you will be doing
  • Leading and exciting your teams to produce the best outcomes.
  • Drives a high performing team, rewards and promotes excellence
  • Contribute, support and deliver the strategic vision for support and reliability engineering with a strong focus on enabling speed, scale and quality, supporting Iress engineering delivery teams
  • Leads and drives automation throughout operational engineering activities and roles to remove "hands-on" work, driving an effective efficiency outcome
  • Ensure services provided extend delivery teams through to production, enabling speed and scale globally
  • In conjunction with Delivery Capability, leads a transformation in how people work within and across teams

What you will need
  • Expert knowledge of modern software technology, consumer trends in technology and engineering principles and practices
  • Leads, drives and ensures team automates through the implementation of solutions "as-code"
  • Must be hands-on and willing to participate in actively "doing" with the team when needed
  • Is a modern thinker, looks to the future while ensuring practical, commercial outcomes are achieved in the present - but does not aim to keep the status quo
  • Has an ability to relate effectively and positively with all people at all levels within Iress
  • Is a motivator, leads by example and can be respected by the broad range of technologists at Iress

Why work with us
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Global opportunities
  • Casual dress, flexible work policy
  • Access to learning and development programs
  • Health Benefits including Private Medical Insurance
  • Iress Community
  • 3 days' leave per year for charity initiatives
  • Global 36-hour hackathon
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Profit Share Plan
  • Up to 26 weeks' paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

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