Lead DevOps Engineer

  • Contract type:Permanent
  • Salary/Rate:£70,000-75,000
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • Location:London, GB
  • Reference:J15211

Futureheads are partnered with an exciting eCommerce client within the sports industry who are working on a major migration of their current infrastructure onto AWS. The team is built up of multiple talented engineers who are producing software that enables their mission – to be the most influential brand in their industry.

We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer who can come in and take ownership of the current migration and help prepare releases in a nicely orchestrated way. You will be expected to automate manual tasks through process re-engineering, eliminate unplanned downtime and explore new DevOps tools. This role would suit an individual with strong experience across cloud platforms and a desire to showcase their skills in a sociable and technical astute team.

The company are based in the heart of Central London and offer a unique working environment with lots of perks to make it a desirable employer of choice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implementing CI/CD, identifying the obstacles around automated testing, pipelines, deploy processes, and leading the effort to overcome them.
  • Migrating infrastructure from dedicated to Cloud (AWS / Azure).
  • Increasing efficiency of engineering team through developing automation around Git, JIRA, Slack etc.

To be considered for this role you will need to display the following:

  • Extensive experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Strong knowledge of software containers (Docker) and deployment automation (Kubernetes)
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members
  • A genuine passion for technology and best practices



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