DevOps Lead

AND Digital has had an exciting start to the year, so much so that we’re looking to add a DevOps specialist to our team of remarkable ANDi’s.


This role will be key in ensuring we’re getting the best out of our Development Teams and working in the most efficient way!

What’s in it for me?

As a dedicated expert in this field at AND Digital, you’ll have the opportunity to shape your role in a rapidly growing organisation.


You’ll be empowered to lead in this area whilst having a broad range of clients to work across.

You’ll also have the opportunity to vary your role putting on your Developer or Release Manager hat as and when required.


What will I be doing?

  • This is a client facing (fee earning), delivery role with a mix of advising and implementing
  • You will be our ambassador and advisor to clients on operational requirements, advising and influencing
  • You will also act as the champion of continuous development for our client development teams, collaborating with them and providing coaching
  • You will also be expected to inspire and engage more junior engineers within your club to build their capability and understanding of DevOps and Engineering best practises, to they are enabled to implement better ways of working on the ground
  • You’ll engage closely with the client technology teams to review current processes and technology, before making your recommendation and making it happen!
  • You will manage the way forward from there:
    • Build, improve and maintain our tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management
    • Work to maintain and improve stability and performance of the infrastructure for clients (and some internal projects)
    • Work closely with the client development teams to automate, refine and improve processes
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends and openly shares ideas
  • Ensure the necessary environments are in place for the product being delivered (virtual and physical) to support all layers - Dev, QA, Stage, Pre-Production, Live, including the data and integration of external applications.



Requirements

Am I right for the job?

  • Previous experience in a DevOps and developer roles in an agile context
  • Expertise in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment
  • A passion for technology and a love of writing code with a desire to build elegant solutions
  • Understanding of system administration tasks on some of the following;
    • Operating systems (e.g. Linux, CoreOS and Windows)
    • Application stacks (e.g. nginx, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere, Hybris, IIS, .Net, Node.js, Solr)
    • RDBMS (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL)
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, Riak)
    • Containerisation and microservices (e.g. Docker, rkt)
    • IaaS and PaaS (e.g. AWS, Openstack, Deis, Kubernetes, Mesos, Rancher)
  • Experience of programming and scripting (e.g. Bash, Java, Go, Javascript, Powershell)
  • Experience of configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Experience of implementing Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience configuring and working with monitoring tools (e.g. Newrelic, Sensu, Icinga, Nagios, Zabbix, Unicentre)
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, DNS)
  • Experience creating and working with development pipelines using tools such as Git, Jenkins, TFS, Sonarqube, GoCD, Maven, Ant, NPM, Artifactory
  • Proven experience managing Agile development environments and implementing DevOps best practices and methodologies
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring your colleagues and peers
  • Experience of and strong stakeholder management skills in leading collaboration between IT operations and digital delivery teams
  • You will be able to leverage your experience from a professional services / client facing environment
  • Be equally comfortable working with one or multiple clients
  • Strong project management skills
  • To approach DevOps practices in new and creative way

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Perks

  • Top Tech

    It’s time to come in and meet us face to face, ask us questions and get to know the role. Do we make the perfect match? That’s for the both of us to decide!

  • Tech Treats

    We’re all about staying ahead of the game with Tech. Yearly, treat yourself to the latest product with our £500 tech bonus.

  • Bonus

    Be rewarded for your hard work with a quarterly bonus.

  • #SquadGoals

    Start, learn, grow and socialise with your squad.

  • Fair Share

    We’re employee owned and want you to be part of that as we grow.

  • Grow AND Learn

    You will have access to 100’s of AND learning courses, events and online tools.

  • The Best of The Rest

    Think generous holiday allowance, private healthcare, a great pension scheme, childcare vouchers and a very competitive referral bonus. There’s also free snacks, fruit, massages and wellness workshops.

Application Form

Joining AND Digital

  1. 1

    All About You

    Pick your experience level and send us your CV. Don’t forget to tell us why you’re remarkable!

  2. 2

    Let's Talk

    We don’t do things at a snail’s pace, so if we see a potential fit after reading through your application, our talent scouts will be in touch for an initial chat as quick as poss!

  3. 3

    Face Time

    It’s time to come in and meet us face to face, ask us questions and get to know the role. Do we make the perfect match? That’s for the both of us to decide!

  4. 4

    One of Us

    If it’s a double thumbs up, then you’ll be on your way to joining the AND Digital team! From the moment you say yes to your first day, we’ll be there so you soon feel part of the ANDi family!