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Lead DevOps Engineer - Central Belt

Lead DevOps Engineer - Central Belt

£65,000 + Bonus

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Date Job Posted Wednesday 5 Jan 2022
Reference 5418
Category DevOps
Salary £65,000 + Bonus
Employment Type Permanent

The Lead DevOps Engineer will mentor a team of devops engineers in all facets of devops, dev sec ops and cloud operations. This person will ensure that teams use the right process, practices, and tooling for delivering our enterprise suite of products to cloud (Both private and Public). This person will work with Continuous Integration/deployment tools, monitoring tools, repository management tools, provisioning, logging, Security and build management tools. This person will also support application on AWS and will support best practices such as Elastic load balancers, elastic file sharing, Autoscaling and other AWS based services.

They will be engaged in the optimization of engineering processes and tooling affecting the engineering department across product lines. May provide technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives and engineering teams.


  • Design, Manage and maintain devops infrastructure, tools for product delivery to Private cloud/ AWS /Azure/GCP
  • Automate infrastructure deployment, product deployment to the cloud staging area/production
  • Efficiently use cloud services across multiple cloud vendors to gain operational efficiency
  • Support problem resolution across all facets of product delivery
  • Provide recommendation to product architecture group to enhance delivery
  • Participate in internal departmental activities – Requirements, Design/Architecture/Code Reviews, QE optimization, development pipeline improvements, process discussions etc
  • Align and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Conduct team meetings and provide status reports
  • Lead by example and act as a role model for team members
  • Ensure that the team are aware of the agreed timescales and quality measures and meet the overall acceptance criteria
  • Act as a point of contact and escalation for all team members
  • Manage, motivate and inspire the team on a daily basis
  • Develop and coach team members providing corrective actions and development plans as required
  • Assesses and identifies staff who have potential and drive to further their career within the company and creates succession plans
  • Implement appraisal, development and performance management processes

Skills and Experience

  • Significant demonstratable experience of scripting and programming experience in Python, PowerShell and/or Bash
  • Significant demonstratable experience with Windows and Linux based applications
  • Experience with private/public cloud platforms AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using CI/CD tooling (TeamCity/Bitbucket/VSTS and/or Jenkins pipelines)
  • Experience of with Configuration Management tools such as Ansible/Chef/Puppet
  • Experience of with SCM tools such as SVN, Github, Bitbucket
  • Experience on security tools such as X-ray, Appscan, Veracode etc
  • Experience with Terraform, Vagrant, Kubernetes, Gradle, Maven
  • Monitoring alerts originating from tools like Splunk, Nagios, Zabbix and App dynamics
  • Strong troubleshooting & debugging capabilities in an agile software development team environment.
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