DevOps Transformation Lead

Recruiter
Jefferson Frank
Location
Cambridge
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DevOps Transformation Lead - CONTRACT (6 months) - Cambridge - £600+

The Role

The DevOps Transformation Lead will be responsible for the overall delivery of DevOps programmes within high profile client environments. The role entails managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships throughout any given project, which requires the candidate to be self-motivated, resilient, and a skilled communicator.

Essential Experience: (Must-have skills/qualifications)

* Extensive experience working as a technology focused delivery lead, or manager in delivering large projects and programmes.
* Extensive consultancy experience in management roles.
* Technical background, ideally in software development, testing, infrastructure and release.
* Delivering Agile projects.
* Stakeholder management and client facing delivery.
* Managing projects using continuous delivery / DevOps.
* Business development, building relationships and managing senior level stakeholders.
* Providing technical direction such as the choice of tools/ technology, and the process to exploit these technologies to maximise business value etc.
* Working with financial clients.
* Working in a high-pressure environment, with the ability to manage conflicts and crises.

Skills

Management

* Strong background and understanding of DevOps and Agile delivery.
* Excellent management skills and experience using management toolkits to drive programmes and projects strategically.
* Good understanding of value stream mapping and using them in improvement projects.
* Good understanding of KPIs and metrics.

Technical

* Strong technical understanding of infrastructure solutions including cloud, big data, containers etc.
* Ability to provide vision and technical leadership to a team of DevOps engineers.
* Thorough understanding of integration technologies such as ESB, API management, and microservices.
* Superior understanding of market leading vendor and open source tools and technologies in the CD/ DevOps space.
* Strong understanding of cloud strategy, environments and infrastructure optimisation.

Traits and Personal Skills – with proven examples

* Thought leadership
* Strategic leadership
* Motivation and influence
* Innovation
* Communication
* Planning and execution skills

Please send all applications / up to date CV's

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