IO Associates are currently helping an organisation recruit a Head of DevOps to join their during an exciting period of transformation.
The company has been established for over 10 years and is now investing to move further into the FinTech space. The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader with experience of running global sites/services 24x7 using cloud-based infrastructure with agile software delivery practices.
Role: Head of Devops
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 + Benefits
Location: South West
·Leadership of a cross-functional team responsible for Software Engineering, Testing, Service Reliability and Service Management.
·Building a collaborative culture between teams, ensuring convergence around the core mission of delivering quality software and services which are highly available, secure and performant.
·Achieving/exceeding agreed SLA's for the business's sites and support.
·Providing a responsive 24x7x365 support capability for the business's sites/software/applications, acting as an escalation point for complex/long-running incidents.
·Ensuring proactive monitoring and response to issues identified within code or infrastructure, following up on corrective actions identified in post-incident reviews and aiming not to be bitten twice by the same issue.
·Building, configuring and maintaining the frameworks, tools, systems and workflows to enable optimal performance of the sites/software and efficiency within the team.
·Instilling a continual improvement mind-set and working tirelessly to reduce/remove bottlenecks and leverage automation.
·Providing technical direction and advice, driving consensus across engineering teams around architecture/technology choices.
·Playing a key role in the design/build of cloud-based infrastructure ensuring an appropriate approach to regulatory requirements, resilience/disaster recovery, cost management and vendor lock-in. Ensuring relevant documentation is maintained in respect of architecture, technology and processes.
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