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DevOps Consultant

Digital Consulting Permanent contract United Kingdom

Job description

You will feel comfortable in all aspects related to advising, architecting and delivering the full life cycle of activities required to reshape an IT organisation into a DevOps way of working.

The role requires deep understanding on all aspects of creating a DevOps IT organisation: Cultural change, modern Automation technologies, Lean ways of working, best use and Measurement of data and best information Sharing technologies (CALMS).

A leader in your field. You are likely to have contributed to DevOps thought leadership, with contributions at seminars or conferences such as DevOps Days, DevOps Summit etc.

Though client delivery will be a priority for the role, it will also involve a wide variety of other activities to support the on going growth of our business going forward. Business development activities, evangelising DevOps operations, development of more junior staff and our near shore capability will be required.

 

Key tasks and responsibilities, include but not limited to:
 

  • Advising clients on appropriate DevOps strategies specific to their unique business needs;
  • Creating and managing the roadmap and implementation of DevOps within our clients organisations;
  • Propose DevOps technology solutions and take the lead in implementing and evaluating those solutions;
  • Supervise and deliver architecture design, infrastructure design, build and deployment activities;
  • Delivering high level designs using industry standard methodologies (UML process flow/sequence diagrams etc) to articulate complex tasks to business and technical teams;
  • Working effectively with 3rd party and offshore development teams;
  • Supporting the ongoing growth of our organisation as required.

Key Technical Skills required, include but not limited to:

  • Extensive experience in one or more of the following methodologies; Lean, Agile, Scrum and Kanban;
  • Extensive experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment techniques, approaches and tools, including experience with some of the following tools: Jenkins, TeamCity, Nexus, Artifactory, XL Deploy, Automic, Code Deploy;
  • Extensive experience with cloud providers and their services (at least one of AWS, GCP, Azure);

Experienced in:

  • Software Delivery Lifecycle Process optimization and Business Process Modelling
  • Source code systems and branching strategies
    Containerisation technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Issue and bug tracking and wiki documentation (JIRA, Confluence, Slack)
  • Test automation and Service Virtualization
  • Infrastructure provisioning (at least one of Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • Application monitoring (ELK stack, TICK stack, Grafana, Prometheus, New Relic, Datadog, etc.)

    “You are probably reading this and thinking you might not have all of the above, well don’t worry we are happy to consider candidates with 70-80% of the above skills required so don’t let it put you off”

Qualifications

Key Soft Skills required, include but not limited to:

  • Naturally resilient, tenacious and results driven with excellent communication and influencing skills;
  • Self-starter and highly motivated towards success;
  • Keen interest in new technology and the possibilities it creates;
  • Must be proactive, show initiative and desire to learn new business subjects;
  • Happy to get in and get hands dirty as part of a start-up mentality;
  • Have a sales focussed approach to delivery, be able to develop accounts and spot potential opportunities. Be able to articulate the business value of those both internally and to the customer;
  •  Proven ability in building senior relationships with both technical and non-technical client stakeholders;
  • Be equally comfortable in leading teams of consultants as well creating the technical solution yourself;
  • Enjoy learning new technologies and be willing to cross skill as necessary in this rapidly, fast moving IT world;
  • Highly developed evaluation skills, the ability to assess the potential impact of emerging technologies and strong presentation skills;
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
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Do you dream of digital transformation, have a doctorate in listening to and understanding clients?

 

Does advising the management of an organisation on lots of strategic projects fire you up? Do you relish the challenge of contributing to our own business at any chance you get? Are your buzzwords independence, dynamism and proactivity?

 

Don’t delay. We have a place for you in our family!

Enrique GonzalezESM Solutions Manager

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