Lead Devops Engineer

  • £65,000 to £75,000
  • Manchester
  • Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Lead DevOps Engineer with solid experience in AWS to assist a leading tech company on leading the transformation towards AWS from Heroku.

Steadily building notoriety in their field, you’ll be the first DevOps hire in the business and work in a small engineering team of 5 to help bridge the gap between development and operations, ensuring efficient software delivery and a highly reliable infrastructure.

Location | Workplace policy: Remote first with offices in MCR

Salary: £70k - £75k + perks

Based in a really flexible business that values product people that aren’t afraid of dealing with startups/scaleups, your expertise will be instrumental in leading the development and implementation of DevOps strategies, mentoring junior engineers, and continuously improving the overall DevOps toolchain.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and mentor a team of DevOps engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive DevOps strategy that aligns with business objectives
  • Design, build, and maintain a robust and scalable CI/CD pipeline
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning and configuration management
  • Champion the use of cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Implement and manage configuration management tools
  • Oversee infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Implement and maintain infrastructure security best practices
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to identify and resolve deployment issues
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest DevOps trends and technologies

Core skills needed:

  • Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer
  • Expert knowledge of AWS
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and mentor engineers
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • In-depth knowledge of DevOps principles and methodologies
  • Expertise in CI/CD tools Proficiency in scripting languages

Overall, our client is looking for someone not scared of a challenge. Whilst our client is by no means a startup, they’re in a fast-paced and agile period and need someone that likes that kind of environment. If this sounds like it could be you, apply now with a copy of your CV and we’ll be in touch!

Cameron Whitwam Senior Consultant (Test & QA)

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