The DevOps Lead will head up an expanding DevOps function, The successful candidate will be part of an Agile Release Train team building and deploying microservices to enhance the existing award-winning wealth platform.
The role will involve:
Establishing a DevOps competency and recruiting/developing a small team of DevOps Engineers.
Establishing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps and the build of client environments in Microsoft Azure, or other public cloud providers.
Preparing release plans, performing dry runs and executing releases into Staging/UAT/PreProd and Production environments.
Automating the activities in the CI/CO and deployment pipelines.
Influencing and building relationships with colleagues and delivery partners.
Establishing a culture of continuous improvement with the collaboration, mentoring and coaching of less experienced staff.
Constantly challenge existing practices and processes and suggest improvements. Developing, implementing and sharing best practice.
The successful candidate will take pride in delivery, continuous improvement and capability development. Your background will include:
Managed migrations from classic data centres to Cloud (Microsoft Azure).
Expertise in Microsoft Azure and its relevant build, deployment, networking and security technologies in cloud and hybrid environments.
Experienced in Azure DR/BCP planning.
Experience designing and supporting complex multi-tier, services based, production systems at scale.
Experience of using container and orchestration services such as Docker and Kubernetes.
A good understanding of applications and infrastructure monitoring, logging and ability to build auto-scaling infrastructure.
The ability to build and maintain CI/CD pipelines and underlying infrastructure for successful operation and utilization.
A good understanding of source control – Git/Bitbucket.
Experience of test-driven development and implementing automated test solutions and pipelines.
Experience of managing and deploying databases, such as MS SQL, MongoDb and Postgres.
Experience of managing, motivating, coaching and developing a team.
Experience using Azure DevOps, or similar bug tracking and test case management tool.
Experience of Windows Servers and Linux administration.
Proven experience working within a scaled agile environment, ideally SAFe.
Experienced in the design and delivery of enterprise-level Highly Available solutions.
Experience of the following: Terraform, PowerShell/DSC/Octopus deploy, Microsoft Azure Platform as a Service products: App Services, Security Services (Key Vaults/AAD), Blob storage, AKS.
The client is an award-winning financial technology company providing a key technology platform to the Financial Services industry and they are now embarking on a significant period of growth that will result in providing the best platform in the industry combined with an efficient operation that enables great outcomes for their end-users.
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DevOps Lead – Somerset