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Lead DevOps Consultant

  • Job reference: 45456
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: DevOps
  • Salary: £700 per day

Role: Lead DevOps Consultant

Location: Bristol

Duration: 6 months initial

Rates: up to £700/day

Our Bristol based client is currently looking for a Lead DevOps/Operability Consultant to join them on an initial 6 month contract. With a background of leading teams, the successful candidate will facilitate continuous delivery of quality software using DevOps practices and principles. The role requires a broad cross section of skills and the ability to work in a consultative manner to ensure that the right practices are in place and to take the lead on automating as far as possible.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • A background utilising DevOps practices to enable Continuous Delivery
  • Experience leading teams
  • Collaborative skills - being open to pair programming and working closely with Developers in cross functional teams.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Scripting language or coding experience (Including bash and one other language)
  • A strong technical background in build release and environments, with experience of CI tools like Jenkins
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and/or Windows
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Computing providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Infrastructure provisioning tools e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure ARM
  • Strong automation skills, including experience with unit testing and automated testing tools
  • Proven ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier JVM & .Net applications (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt)
  • Understanding of telemetry practices (monitoring, graphing, alerting, anomaly detection)
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, FTP, DHCP, and DNS)
  • Expertise with software build tools
  • Experience of running software in production

If this role sounds of interest and you require further information then please respond with an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.

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