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DevOps Platform Lead

Croydon, Surrey

£600 - £640 per day


DevOps Platform Lead AWS Docker Kubernetes Terraform Mentor Coaching

DevOps Lead position to work onsite at a Central Government Organisation in Croydon, working closely with the Delivery Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifies DevOps innovations and manages the process of innovative change implementation effectively across the project, processes, and technologies.
  • Proactively support the Engagement Manager in the development and recruitment of engineering teams across multiple delivery streams.
  • Coaches, trains, and develops colleagues to ensure proficiency in delivery of services that we provide on a daily basis
  • Works alongside the client Delivery Manager to provide pastoral support for Capgemini colleague; monitoring their levels of engagement and ensuring they are feeling focused, valued and inspired.
  • Contribute to activities for improving synergy, sharing, communication and best practices within engineering disciplines at all levels within the client organization.
  • Develops positive stakeholder relationships at all levels to deliver updates, resolve issues, manage project lifecycles and evangelize DevOps ways of working.
  • Measures, tracks, reports, and attains/exceeds project goals. Organizes, documents, and reports to senior stakeholders.
  • Escalates issues and pursues resolutions properly with agreed service level objectives.
  • Manages multiple teams simultaneously within a dynamic environment and appropriately assigns resources.
  • Mutually establishes project priorities with project Delivery Managers and Product Managers. Provides target schedules for deliverables. Regularly communicates with project members.
  • Leads and participates in new and enhanced software, systems and infrastructure design discussions and review sessions.
  • Leads and participates in technical design authority processes.
  • Manage operational standards and procedures, and ensures those are documented and followed by team members.
  • Manage and work collaboratively with third party providers and information system vendors to ensure timely and accurate delivery of outsourced software, systems and services.
  • Lead the delivery of discrete technical areas within the project/programme.
  • Line manage DevOps team leads in accordance with Capgemini practices.

Key Skills required:

  • AWS
  • Cloud Formation or Terraform
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Working within an agile context with the use of CI
  • Articulate a logical design, and understand how this translates to physical infrastructure
  • Hashicorp tools (Packer, Consul, Vault, etc.)
  • Collaboration tools (Git, Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Nginx and other networking technologies
  • Serious depth of DevOps knowledge and how to implement its key concepts within a largescale agile transformation programmes.
  • The ability to deliver infrastructure as code, continuous integration and delivery pipelines, introspection, monitoring and metrics.
  • A background managing IT budgets and external suppliers.
  • Proven ability to build high value stakeholder relationships, even under high pressure
  • Experience working with agile frameworks such as Kanban, Scrum and Extreme Programming.

DevOps Platform Lead AWS Docker Kubernetes Terraform Mentor Coaching

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