Lead DevOps Engineer (Outside IR35) - £550 - £650 a day

London, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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DevOps Lead - Contract - £550 - £650 p/d - London

Our client, a global business, are looking for a DevOps Lead to join their Cloud Native Engineering team based in London. As the DevOps Lead, you'll be responsible for leading and mentoring a team of DevOps Engineers across multiple locations and will be working with the latest cutting-edge technologies. Partnering with development teams, you'll have a mutual goal of improving products and enhancing speed and quality on development and improvement.

  • Lead and inspire a team of Devops Engineers in the US, Europe & India to deliver world class services
  • Work with product teams to shape the architecture, design, and implementations of new and existing systems to enhance their reliability, performance, efficiency, and scalability
  • Help product teams to develop and deploy on a cloud native environment
  • Ensure all key services are measured, monitored and raising alerts when needed
  • Develop automation of application deployment and configuration
  • Develop reliability tools and frameworks for use by all engineers and products
  • Coach and train developers on DevOps best practices
  • Research, develop, configure and implement tools for continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Drive efficiencies in products and processes: capacity planning, configuration management, performance tuning, monitoring, backup/restore and root cause analysis

Your skills / experience:
  • Grit, drive and a deep feeling of ownership
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline. Equivalent practical experience is a reasonable substitute
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience on DevOps/SRE or equivalent
  • Strong experience in Python or equivalent language
  • Strong experience on bash scripting
  • Experience with DevOps in Azure cloud
  • Experience with deployment and support of Azure services
  • Experience in the Linux environment and a good understanding of its fundamentals and internals: filesystems and modern memory management, threads and processes, the user/kernel-space divide, etc
  • Understanding of Microservice based Architecture
  • Ability to implement infrastructure as code
  • An understanding of application security and information security controls
  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Azure DevOps, Jenkins (or other similar toolset)
  • Data Science platform/tools experience, plus monitoring and logging platforms, will be an advantage

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90750162
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