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Security Cleared* DevOps Technical Lead

Job Title: Security Cleared* DevOps Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Rolling 6-month
REF: FJS-C-DevOpLead_AD_1616085519
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Security Cleared* DevOps Technical Lead is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client, for a rolling 6-month home based contract. Technical environment; Microsoft GitHub, Atlassian Jita/Confluence, Jenkins/Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, Helm, JSONnet, AWS.

This role is a 50% team lead role and a 50% hands on design/develop/code role. Team size is 7, which includes 4 Engineers, 1 Business Analyst and 1 Quality Analyst. Candidates should have experience of working in a Government environment.

The Security Cleared* DevOps Technical Lead will have the following responsibilities:

- Lead the scrum team from a technical view point

- Be accountable for all devops engineering of features delivered by the scrum team assuring their quality and alignment to high level design and organisation standards.

- Resolve technical questions and blockers, support team members to resolve difficult technical issues, identifying and seeking acceptance for appropriate workarounds / compromises and provide feedback.

- Partner with the scrum master providing technical input and leadership required to deliver the backlog and collaborate with other tech leads and delivery managers

- Represent the SCRUM team from a technical perspective in technical and design teams.

- Carryout and guide detailed design

- Carryout up to 50% DevOps development activity

- Develop infrastructure as code and CI/CD pipelines

- Documentation of code pipelines and implementation

- Developing automation code and pipelines for the following DevOps toolsets:

  1. Microsoft GitHub, Atlassian Jira/Confluence, Jenkins/Terraform
  2. Container technologies including - Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, Helm, JSONnet
  3. Cloud Platforms - AWS
  4. Experience of CI/CD automation for highly available Hadoop/Kaftka and PostGres/PostGres RDS is preferable
  5. Work within SCRUM based development projects within a SCRUM of SCRUMs approach.
  6. Work within large government programme

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. * the successful candidate must be willing to undergo security clearance, prior to commencement of the contract.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.