Lead DevOps Engineer

Lead DevOps Engineer

Job Title: Lead DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 897243_1618307622
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2021 10:53

Job Description

Our Client is expanding their software engineering team to meet the demands of a growing portfolio of new and exciting projects in the energy market sector.
The software team are part of a wider cross functional team and as such work on a broad spectrum of activities, ranging from support through to software development, test and integration.
You will be part of a team covering all aspects of software development lifecycle, working with both internal and external stakeholders delivering high quality software solutions.

Key Responsibilities

*Take over management of the existing cloud infrastructure for the Living Lab product including driving performance improvements and cost reductions.
*Develop, deploy and maintain additional cloud infrastructure to support additional projects as required.
*Provide technical leadership for DevOps within the Energy Systems Catapult and develop DevOps capability
*Engage with the software development teams to identify infrastructure requirements, design solutions and deploy
*Work with appropriate stakeholders to identify operational requirements, develop solutions and deploy them
*Maintain and update existing infrastructure as required
*Create and disseminate operational documentation within the Systems Development Team
*Provide leadership, strategy and development of the DevOps engineering team

Key Skills
*Strong academic background i.e. Bachelors level in degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar.
*Demonstrable DevOps experience using the AWS cloud platform with services like EC2, EKS, MSK, RDS, etc.
*Strong Kubernetes experience. CKA certification would be an advantage.
*Strong configuration management experience (Terraform and Ansible)
*Strong experience with GitLab Continuous Integration or similar.
*Strong Docker experience.
*Experience in deploying cloud native applications.
*Able to work in an Agile development environment.
*Familiarity with deployment of data driven algorithms and analytics infrastructure.
*Experience of operating Postgres, MongoDB, Kafka technologies in production environments would be an advantage.
*Experience of line management of a technical team would be an advantage.

Lead DevOps Engineer
Location: Birmingham
Salary DOE £60,000 plus benefits
Key Skills, DevOps, Cloud, SQL, NOSQL, JAVA, JAVA8, Agile, Scrum

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a Permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.