DevOps Technical Lead - Bristol

Ref: 856 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Apr 2021
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DevOps Technical Lead
£70k + very good bonus & pension
A Stevenage and Bristol based European integrated technical and scientific engineering organisation have an opportunity for a DevOps Technical Lead.
The position
It’s a new initiate to design and deliver their robust CI & CD architecture and implement the capability. The aim is to push this capability through the four software development departments, 20 – 30 teams, where there are various levels of proficiency. You’ll have some responsibilities for training/coaching at a high level as well, but the heavy lifting is undertaken at the local level by team evangelists. It’s a hands-on role leading the technical delivery of CI and CD solutions.
The business
It’s a strong business. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They’re stable with steady controlled.
They seek a Technical Leader who will work with key partners, software project leads, architects and technical experts to develop a fit for purpose common CI & CD infrastructure for Software Engineering in the UK.
  • An experienced DevOps Engineer with proven technical leadership skills.
  • Hands on understanding of DevOps tools and techniques, e.g. Jenkins & Artifactory
  • Experience of agile development teams.
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching in a technical capacity.
  • Ability to articulate the benefits of unit testing and good design.
  • Experience of applying and the ability to coach XP principles and practices.
  • Containerisation & virtualisation e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Docker & Kubernetes with platforms such as OpenShift & OpenStack or equivalent, is desirable, but not necessary.
Benefits of working here
  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • Options for 2 – 3 days remote working
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Generally accepted they have a great restaurant
  • Friendly environment!
o   On site Medical Centre
o   Parking / Easy Access to train station
o   Coffee Shops and onsite shop
o   Sports & Social Club
o   There’s more…
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this. Base line security will be required.
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
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