Lead DevOps Engineer/Architect

Job Title: Lead DevOps Engineer/Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 555_1560154071
Contact Name: James Cohen
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

This lead DevOps Engineer/Architect will come on-board with my client, a market leading technology organisation in Zurich, to own the architecture for their delivery platform and define the next steps regarding technological innovation. As the lead, you will make key technical decisions and support Software Developers within an infrastructure environment, driving DevOps transformations.

Your Responsibilities -

  • Design and implement development platform services for internal, hybrid and public cloud development
  • Make key strategic decisions regarding innovation and implementation of highly technical solutions
  • Identify new opportunities for development and define standards
  • Lead team of DevOps Engineers working with key internal stakeholders delivering large scale solutions throughout the organisation
  • Working with automation of containers including with CI/CD and Kubernetes
  • Contribute to the operation and improvement of development platform services

Your Profile -

  • Hands-on & up-to date technical skills within DevOps Environment
  • 5+ year's experience in large scale software development projects applying industry standard methodologies (such as Scrum, Kanban, DevOps)
  • Previous experience within a technical lead or senior engineer role
  • Strong understanding of Cloud, IT infrastructure and platform services as well as having professional experience of infrastructure automation and security
  • Strong experience with modern development practices (DevOps & CI/CD) and concepts (Containers, Infrastructure as Code & Cloud)
  • Experience and confident to make innovative technical decisions and take responsibility for these choices
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a enjoyment for working within a team with open communication