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Lead Engineer (Version Control, DevOps, Azure Cloud)

Jumar Solutions Ltd

Posted on Dec 14, 2021 by Jumar Solutions Ltd

Cheshire, United Kingdom
24 Jan 2022
Annual Salary
Location: Wimslow, Cheshire/Remote working

This is a truly superb time to join an award winning business who have recently developed an exciting new strategy to transform and grow the business and disrupt the market it serves by creating a Digital Platform/Ecosystem - this entails delivering a range of in-house and third-party products and technologies to its customers and their users as well as developing a community of solution providers.

This role is accountable for leading multi -discipline Development Operations teams (DevOps) through effective and efficient design and delivery of IT software solutions to third party customer organisations, and line management of the Technical Services Engineers. This role is accountable for the automation and configuration management of the business's Servers and provision of stable environments for delivery of quality software systems. This involves automation of all manual tasks for the building and deployment of both code and data to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery frameworks. You will have accountability for ensuring your teams operate both effectively and efficiently, and that our solutions support business requirements and align with technology and governance standards.

Ideal experience:
  • Appetite to drive the department forward in to a new world of DevOps
  • Hands on running a DevOps team (this may suit someone who has done an IT Operations Lead/Manager role or IT Manager in a small environment which has incorporated DevOps)
  • Need to have a technical understanding to get the buy in and respect from the team
  • They manage Infrastructure as Code rather than a physical Infrastructure environment - experience of Version Control is a must have
  • Someone who is on board with the journey of moving the services in to an Azure Cloud environment
  • Must have Team Lead or Management experience and have experience of an IT Team that is fully DevOps or incorporates DevOps
  • Experience of customer facing systems with complex Back Office system integrations
  • Background and knowledge of different operations life cycles and best practice methods
  • In-depth understanding of iterative software development methods
  • Background in provision of web-based solutions, especially in large-scale environments
  • Demonstrable experience of technical design and construction of environment automation systems
  • Ability to lead and mentor technical service engineering teams
  • Experience of supporting, advancing and renewing Legacy platforms
  • Relevant software development experience in at least three modern Scripting languages
  • Experience of application life cycle management tools (eg, JIRA), including version-control systems (eg, Git), branching, merging, continuous integration, and delivery, etc.
  • Experience of working on multi-tier applications, especially in large-scale environments
  • Experience of managing Cloud-ready applications systems (pure or hybrid)
  • Technical strategy and planning
  • Commitment to flexible/hybrid working practices
  • Group Life and Income protection schemes
  • Onsite parking
  • Remote/home working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Few minutes' walk from Wilmslow town centre and train station
  • Working in an ethical, values driven business
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, accrual system in place beginning after 3 years
  • Casual work environment
  • Pension scheme (5% employee, 5% employer)
  • Life insurance
  • Pluralsight account

If you meet the above criteria and would like to find out more, please contact Jackie Dean at Jumar ASAP!

Reference: 1430736832

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