Information Technology JobsSenior Lead DevOps Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Westmeath

Collins McNicholas

Working in partnership with our client in the Midlands We have an opening for a Senior Lead DevOps Engineer full remote working position. The ideal candidate will have worked in large scale development projects and have experience of significant architectural and deployment transformations. Some key areas will be cloud migration and transformation, containerisation, micro-services and test automation. We are looking for team players who want to be part of challenging projects working in high performance Agile Engineering teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Getting involved in all phases of Micro-services and Containerisation adoption including analysis of the current situation and ways to implement transformational solutions, establishing best practice and implementation guidelines
  • Analyse current architecture, recommend, design and implement architectural changes as needed
  • Interact with our Architecture, Development, DBA and Infrastructure teams to help us define interoperability across systems and processes
  • Work with a cross functional agile deployment team to implement migration plans
  • Providing advanced technical support and advice through a trusted advisory role
  • Automate provisioning of both cloud-based infrastructure and application deployment/configuration to support the development organisation
  • Conduct Cloud Application and database migration assessments and Integration roadmaps
  • Developing and assisting in the project delivery and PoC demonstrations
  • Developing and delivering client and internal technical presentations

Technical Skills Required:

  • Strong experience in Public and Private Cloud infrastructure (AWS + Openstack in particular are key)
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline and automation is a must
  • Extensive experience in software life-cycle management, upgrades, rollbacks etc. is essential
  • Experience with DevOps Methodologies with core Java/J2EE development e.g. Chef, Puppet, Docker, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, containerisation with Kubernetes, Nagios, Prometheus etc.
  • Ability to assess and implement new technologies and processes
  • Work experience in Agile methodologies
  • Extensive experience in analysing issues holistically, from the application tier through the database, down to the server and storage  
  • Experience in most of the scripting language e.g. Bash, Python, PowerShell, Ruby, Yaml
  • Extensive experience in all of the CI areas: Continuous integration principles, integrating CI Tools (Maven, Jenkins,Docker, Camunda), release automation, BASH/Shell/Python scripting, release flows, continuous deployment, Dev-ops principles

 Other skills:

  • Displays ability to collaborate with other team members in order to reach the best solution to a problem
  • Shows ability to prioritise issues during busy periods in order to ensure optimum performance
  • Shows willingness to learn from others in order to ensure that solution proposed is the best solution
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening, writing and speaking
  • Ability to work independently
  • The right attitude Explore and interpret a diverse range of perspectives and views Build collaborative relationships across organisation boundaries, cultures and other disciplines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills:
  • Continuous improvement:

 For a confidential discussion and more information on this position, please contact Gillian Nicholson

Contact details: 0906478104



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