Job Description

DevOps Lead Engineer paying up to £100k and based in central London.

My client is a part of a leading travel and services agency, working in the financial division and based in the City of London, the role is a lead engineer who will use container scheduling and AWS Native and Docker to deliver a world class cloud based continuous integration and deployment environment.
You will have a thorough understanding of cloud and architecting for the cloud and understand how best to shape service, focussing on automation, decoupling and containerisation.
Primary accountabilities
oWork on principal/strategic projects (multiple projects at any one time)
oEnsure capability to work across multiple technologies and multiple delivery methods
oInstalling, configuring and maintaining continuous integration, automation and configuration management tools
oWorking with the developers and operations to create a fully automated CI build and deployment infrastructure and processes for multiple projects

oExperience of designing highly scalable and performing systems using a cloud strategy (AWS)
oEvidence of delivering complex technical change in a large organisation.
oStrong industry wide expertise in a relevant technical discipline - demonstrable experience of industry trends, supplier strategies and best practice designs.
oStrong planning skills, with experience in managing multiple projects and programmes with many inter-dependencies
oStrong influencing and negotiating skills, with the ability to communicate to technical and non-technical stakeholders
oThrives and enjoys working in a change environment with all the ambiguity that it can bring

Technical Knowledge
oExtensive experience of Cloud Computing preferably AWS
oAutomation technologies: Bamboo, Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Chef, Jenkins
oContainerisation: Docker, Docker SWARM, Nomad, Kubernetes and ECS/ECR
oVersion Control Systems: Gitlab, Git, Subversion
oRedHat, Centos or Debian Linux administration
oAdministration and configuration of UNIX applications
oApplication load balancers and DNS name resolution
oFunctional Programming - able to write simple programs
oPython, Perl and/or bash scripting experience
oAdministration and configuration of UNIX applications

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