Senior DevOps Team Lead - Contract £450-£550pd / 3 Months

  • TechNET Digital
  • London, UK
  • May 11, 2019
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Job Description

My Client are a UK Leading Digital Media and Workflow Solutions Provider that owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted digital brands. They have come to me with a requirement for a Senior DevOps Team Lead who will be working within the Infrastructure team and be responsible for the general maintenance, support and availability of our application platforms managing daily activities of a small team of skilled engineers of a day to day basis. You will play a key role in the delivery of our infrastructure roadmap, supporting the business to develop, create and deliver world class applications for our customers and can expect to be involved in every step of our delivery process from provisioning development environments, build and test infrastructure, automated deployment systems and proactive system and application monitoring.


You will be assisting the Infrastructure and product teams to review, implement and manage sustainable delivery pipelines which are fit for purpose across the multiple product teams within the business, acting as a platform and pipeline SME.


The successful candidate is likely to have a strong background in Software Development preferably .NET, Systems Administration or Systems Architecture from within a company developing or hosting SaaS platforms  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the wider Infrastructure team who own the setup / maintenance and support of the software delivery pipelines used by multiple products.
  • Maintain and develop our production On-Premise and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Participate in the ongoing proactive and reactive system maintenance
  • Identify ways to improve security, scalability, performance and reliability of our application platforms
  • Act as one of our SME’s for the platforms and delivery pipelines you will support
  • Daily monitoring of the systems; identify and implement the best technical solutions, system upgrades, as well as seeking innovative ways to simplify and where possible automate system administration tasks
  • Keep up to date with new technologies and analyse their possible use within our platforms
  • Carryout occasional work out of standard business hours when maintaining systems, deploying new servers or responding to any issues that occur and participate in the on-call rota.
  • Document system design and procedures ensuring documentation and procedures are always up to date.
  • Supporting, mentoring and helping others within the team
  • You will be the main face of infrastructure within target product teams



  • Well-rounded knowledge of virtualisation, cloud based systems and SaaS
  • Experienced with AWS (SQS ,S3,IAM,EC2) and Cloud configuration and automation (AWS CLI, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experienced with monitoring frameworks such as ELK Stack.
  • Experienced with the setup and maintenance of CI / CD tools like Team City, Jenkins, Ansible and Packer
  • Expert in the setup and maintenance of systems using .NET, IIS and MS SQL Server.
  • Excellent Windows skills, and experience with operating systems such as Windows Server 2014/2016.
  • Experienced with the following: C# Powershell, Bash Shell or similar languages
  • Experienced with MS SQL server 2017.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: High sense of ownership and urgency with experience in working in a team to get the job done and deliver upon the objectives and goals of the business.
  • Experience with setting up, monitoring and managing source control platforms in use by multiple product teams such as git.
  • Experienced developing and managing server build systems and system upgrades
  • Demonstrable experience of troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Experience working with developers in a dev-ops environment
  • A quick learner of new technologies and able to provide technical guidance on their use across the wider team