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Head of DevOps

Head of DevOps

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    DevOps, SRE & Cloud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £120000 - £150000 per annum + bonus, equity

  • Contact:

    Anna Lynch

  • Email:

    alynch@understandingrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ALHDS222_1646632820

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Head of DevOps

We are seeking a Head of DevOps to drive tech strategy and take a hands on role in growing a Accenture Accelerator team building a trading platform for independent investors, helping companies like Deliveroo through massive scale public offerings. In the space of a Year they've grown from 30 people to over 120 and are not planning to stop there!

As the Head of DevOps you will manage the DevOps and Infrastructure team through an exciting period of transition, devising future DevOps strategy and leading the evangelisation of reliability engineering methods, process and tooling across the engineering group, looking at best practice and continual improvement. You will be responsible for helping to scale current infrastructure to meet the global level requirements during their growth to the new European hubs which will require wearing many hats, both technical and leadership, and to be comfortable working in a fast moving, agile environment.

You will work closely with the CTO to define and implement infrastructure and systems strategy, particularly focused on modern DevOps tooling and processes, containerisation and cloud (team already working with modern technologies such as AWS, Kubernetes and Terraform).

We are looking for a Head of DevOps with:

  • Experience managing and running technology operations, preferably in a financial technologies environment but not required
  • Demonstrable experience managing infrastructure, devops or support teams, with exposure to modern DevOps environments and tooling
  • Technical knowledge across SRE or DevOps tooling which could including AWS, Docker/Kubernetes, Terraform
  • A genuine passion for improving Ops process and methods and evangelising the importance of DevOps across engineering

Head of DevOps

Salary: £120,000 - £150,000 plus bonus and equity

Location: fully remote from anywhere in UK with ability to work up to 2 months from abroad