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Lead DevOps Engineer

Colchester or York - Hybrid

Salary up to £100k + Bonus

My client who are a Leading Speciality Insurance firm are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Lead DevOps Engineer with expertise in Azure, Puppet, and Linux. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in their mission to automate, optimize, and secure our software delivery processes, ensuring the stability and scalability of our applications while maintaining the highest security standards. This position offers an exciting opportunity to lead a talented DevOps team and drive innovation in the insurance industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. DevOps Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage a team of DevOps engineers to ensure efficient collaboration and delivery of projects.

  2. Azure Cloud Management: Oversee the deployment and management of applications and services on the Azure cloud platform, optimizing for performance and cost-efficiency.

  3. Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Implement and improve CI/CD pipelines to automate software deployment, testing, and monitoring, ensuring rapid and reliable releases.

  4. Monitoring and Logging: Set up and maintain monitoring, alerting, and logging solutions to proactively identify and address issues in the infrastructure and applications.

  5. Collaboration: Collaborate with development and operations teams to streamline the development process, improve application reliability, and resolve production issues.

Qualifications and Technical Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a DevOps role with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Strong expertise in Azure cloud services and Linux-based systems.
  • Extensive experience with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD pipelines, version control systems, and automation tools.
  • DevOps tooling including: Puppet, Linux, Ansible
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Azure DevOps or similar certification.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python, Bash, or PowerShell.

Why XYZ Insurance:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to lead and build a team of DevOps Engineers around yourself
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Cutting-edge technology stack and tools.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.