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Lead DevOps Engineer - Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: 95,000-99,999
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Lead DevOps Engineer - Basingstoke, Hampshire

A new opportunity for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join a global defence IT solutions provider.

Role Overview
You will be joining a fast paced environment and play a key role in the introduction of DevOps culture and specific tools being used across the business. You will be involved in the continued growth of the team and technical mentoring of more junior engineers. This is a great opportunity to build and lead a new DevOps function. Responsible for developing a set of consistent and repeatable DevOps processes and tooling ensuring availability, automation in an agile CI/CD delivery both on premise and in the cloud.

Responsibilities Work with developers to drive the design and development of high-quality technical end to end solution deployments (incl. production, test and dev environments). Work with existing operation teams to ensure efficiencies and drive new ways of working Provide a consistent approach to DevOps across existing teams and projects Manage all assigned DevOps projects or continuous improvement activities within change initiatives, projects or programme to fully meet the defined functional and non-functional requirements within budget and timescale. Model best practice, acting as a role model for more junior members of the DevOps team. Responsibilities may include participation in component or architectural or solution design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and recommendations. Reviews requirements, functional specifications, architectural designs and testing strategies. Recommends alternative technical solutions to meet DevOps requirements more efficiently, ensuring greater standardisation and reusability. Collaborates with architecture, infrastructure, security and external partners to ensure alignment on design is achieved.Skills and Knowledge: Solid understanding of CI/CD - the business is flexible on tools, any exposure to Jenkins, Drone, TeamCity, Bamboo or CircleCI will be beneficial. Configuration Management - Again flexible on tools but Ansible or Puppet preferred. Public Cloud Services - AWS or Azure Version Control - Git, GitHub, SVN etc Automation Agile methodology Exposure to both Linux and Windows environments will be highly beneficial. Any exposure or interest in containerisation will be highly beneficial - Kubernetes/Docker.The Company
This is an opportunity to join a multi award-winning organisation with a proven track record for investing in their employees. My client boasts an impressive training budget, with projects that are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions that can be found in the world. You will work with the latest technology developing ground breaking solutions to everyday problems.

You will not only get exposure to exciting technology and projects. You will also become part of a unique culture, where you will genuinely feel part of something greater. There is a focus on building lasting relationships within the business, and also supporting your aspirations whatever they may be. There are a variety of policies and procedures in place to ensure that you are helped in becoming the best you can be.

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Due to the urgency of this position, candidates with current SC clearance are preferred. However, there are options for those without, to be put through this clearance.

Please contact Dave Macpherson at Evolution Recruitment Solutions for more information.

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