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DevOps Lead - Norwich or London - to £140K + bens +bonus

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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    £90000 - £140000 per annum + bens + bonus

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    Heral Bharadia

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    11 months ago

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Role: DevOps Lead / Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Norwich or London

Salary: £90-140K + bens + bonus

"This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to change an entire industry".

The Dev Ops Lead is responsible for the defining, architecting, creating and running an efficient Dev Ops lifecycle, including the appropriate tools, environments and processes to enable the deployment of features globally into production both quickly and safely, whilst also ensuring a high availability service that is cost effective and delivered to Digital Bus. All architected tools, environments and processes must align to the agreed control framework and align to the relevant IT strategies.

This role requires someone who MUST have worked within a large REGULATED organisation - ONLY apply if you have.

What you'll do in more detail

The role holder is accountable owning and managing all system environments and the development of tools and processes to enable effective delivery to production.

  • Define an effective Dev Ops lifecycle and architecture for use across Digital BUs, supporting:

  • Continuous Delivery.
  • Class leading high availability and automatic failure recovery
  • High performance
  • Cost optimisation
  • Platform wide logging/monitoring/alerting
  • Lead the creation of all environments required to support a Dev Ops lifecycle
  • Lead the introduction of appropriate tools to support the Dev Ops lifecycle
  • Defining an effective development environment for our developers focussed on developer productivity and satisfaction, but continuing to provide effective security measures.
  • Act as a DevOps evangelist across the company, helping people understand the benefits, challenges and implications of adopting DevOps, and helping our teams move to this model
  • Define and document the standards for other platforms to follow when delivering automation and tooling changes
  • Build relationships & collaborate across the Architecture community to establish and implement consistent architecture across all Digital platforms which delivers the companies future technology needs and approved by relevant governing bodies (Group Architecture Board, CISO, Data governance)
  • Define and support continuous delivery approach including tooling and automated testing and deployments
  • Management of all environments including maintaining an evergreen estate.
  • Proactively manage environment costs to remain in budget and identify opportunities to reduce cost
  • Define, implement and manage access controls for our environments to keep the business safe
  • Identify and implement external perspectives to drive improvements to improve quality, increase resilience and reduce downtime
  • Define and own best practice for Dev Ops and migrate each team to that standard

The successful candidate

You will no doubt have a breadth of great experience already, but we think to be successful in this role that we need someone who has:

  • Experience of introducing Dev Ops within large corporate organisations
  • Expertise in Dev Ops design and methodologies
  • Influencing and negotiation experience
  • Experience of developing Dev Ops within a heavily regulated organisation
  • Experience of introducing Dev Ops within large corporate organisations
  • Expert in Dev Ops design and methodologies
  • Influencing and negotiation experience
  • Experience of developing and running Dev Ops within a heavily regulated organisation
  • Strong communication skills

If you possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal apply NOW!!