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Cloud DevOps Lead


  • £80000 - £100000 per annum
  • Reading
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439101381

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AWS DevOps Lead

AWS DevOps Lead required by leading cloud and IT consultancy.

This rapidly expanding and evolving business has a number of specialist practices that work with major household name customers and start-ups throughout the UK to integrate and leverage technology and cloud-based services on projects of varying size. An AWS Premier Partner, this organisation offers innovative solutions that help to transform customers businesses and operations.

This exciting AWS DevOps Lead role will see you lead and manage a team of 10+ consisting of Consultants, Software and Infrastructure Engineers and Operations. Your team will be responsible for the delivery of DevOps consultancy to new and existing customers and you will be recognised as a specialist in this space. You will visit customers and interface with both technical and non-technical stakeholders and will work with the cloud vendors (mainly AWS) to help create and embed a DevOps strategic roadmap to prioritise the focus of the team and to ensure that the DevOps capability matures in line with industry best practices and technology enhancements.

You will be relentless in driving improvements within your team, mentoring team members and becoming the escalation point for problems and issues. You will set the overall technical direction and governance for the team and will work closely with other internal teams, developing relationships to improve communication and remove siloing. Ultimately this role would suit someone who can operate in a servant-leadership manner and you will be a key part of the Cloud Practice management team.

Alongside the strong team management skills you must bring a strong technical knowledge of AWS, an agile mindset and a drive to learn and develop. Technical components you will have experience or awareness of will include:

• CloudFormation, CodePipeline and CodeBuild
• CloudWatch, CloudTrail, DataDog, ElasticSearch, NewRelic
• Docker, ECS, EKS, ECR
• Serverless: Kinesis, APIGW, Lambda, DynamoDB
• KMS, SSM, Config,
• Standard compute resources including RDS
• Chef, Ansible, Puppet

This AWS DevOps Lead role can be based out of either Reading or London. You will travel between the sites with occasional travel to the Suffolk office and various client locations (all travel away from your base office is fully expensed). In return, an excellent salary of up to £100k plus benefits including £6.5k car allowance, 15% bonus, up to 8% matched pension, medical, and other perks.

If you are an expert in AWS, have excellent team management skills and want to play a key role leading a talented AWS DevOps team then apply now!

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.