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DevOps Lead Engineer - London - £100,000

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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    £90000.00 - £100000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 1 year ago

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DevOps Lead Engineer - London - £100,000

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50 million are actively seeking a DevOps Senior Engineer to join their team based in Central London.

The DevOps Lead is responsible for the defining, architecting, creating and running an efficient DevOps lifecycle, whilst also ensuring a high availability service

Your primary role will be to mentor and lead a team of DevOps engineers to continuously innovate and develop our cloud platform using the latest cloud, open source and CI/CD technologies.


  • Development of cloud platform features and enhancements using approved automation and CI/CD tooling
  • Recognise areas for improvement within the cloud platform around automation, CI/CD, and platform reliability
  • Act as a DevOps evangelist, helping people understand the benefits, challenges and implications of adopting DevOps, and helping teams move to this model
  • Define and support continuous delivery approach including tooling and automated testing
  • Identify and own best practice for DevOps and migrate each team to that standard
  • Safeguard that necessary documentation exists for Cloud Operations Engineers to resolve P1 incidents on a 24x7 basis
  • Ensure core DevOps methodologies are implemented to highest standard across environments.
  • Ensuring your team members are actively upskilling and sharing knowledge with their team

Essential Skills

  • Be an expert in DevOps tooling design and methodologies
  • Demonstrable proficiency in programming and scripting languages e.g. Python, Ruby, Go, Bash, PowerShell
  • Advanced infrastructure-as-code software experience e.g. Terraform, Cloudformation
  • Experience with automated testing tools such as ServerSpec
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration - Continuous Deployment pipelines e.g. Jenkins
  • Recognised proficiency with Amazon AWS (e.g. VPC, EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS etc).
  • Advanced Linux and/or Windows systems administration skills
  • Experience of introducing DevOps within large corporate organisations
  • Proven track on developing and running DevOps teams within a heavily regulated organisation

DevOps Lead Engineer - London - Up to £100,000