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DevOp's Lead

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  • Job functions:

    AWS DevOps Engineer, DevOps Engineer

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    £600 - £700 per day

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    Nick Day

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3Months initial

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Devops Lead - £600-£700 per day - 3 Months Initial - 2 days per week in Sheffield office - Inside IR35

As a DevOps Lead, you will:

  • Define DevOps strategies that align with GDT CTOs organisational goals

  • Demonstrate practical experience of engineering best practices while being obsessed with continuous improvement

  • Have a firm grasp of Databases (SQL and NoSQL), Data Engineering, ETL development processes and how DevOps practices can be applied

  • Have experience delivering software/ technology projects leveraging Agile methodologies

  • Have played a lead role in the delivery of critical business applications and, ideally, customer-facing applications

  • Communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence

  • Have an awareness and understanding of new technologies being used in finance and other industries and loves to experiment

Skills & Expertise

You will have experience working with some of the following methodologies and technologies:

  • Expert in the Software Development Lifecycle with both a Dev and Ops mindset

  • Deep understanding of containerisation, its security in a highly regulated environment and awareness of container orchestration concepts, including hands-on Docker experience of building containers and deploying containers into production

  • Proven experience using GCP and strong understanding of IAM, GCP networking, storage (cloud storage buckets), compute (google compute engine) and Data services such as BigQuery (datasets, tables, bq)

  • Great appreciation of DevOps and Infrastructure as a Code concept and techniques, using Terraform

  • Hands-on experience in using scripting with Python and Groovy to build CI/CD pipelines on Jenkins

  • Driven the implementation of DevOps solutions within a project or organisation, ensuring compliance with organisation standards and best practices

  • Understanding of application and system monitoring tools with experience in auto-healing, autoscaling and predictive monitoring

  • Experienced in Automation and Configuration Management tools such as Ansible and Helm

  • TDD or BDD understanding and how to enable and orchestrate the different types of tests required by the quality phase

  • Experience/understanding of Kubernetes and the critical operational challenges to support smooth migration to the platform

Nice to have skills

  • Experience migrating on-premises solutions to a cloud ecosystem (GCP)

  • Experience working in a large global team

  • Coaching and mentoring experience