Lead DevOps Engineer
West Midlands
USD £65000 - 65000 per annum
REF: PM2811_1574959544
Lead DevOps Engineer
Birmingham - Up to £65,000 + bonus!!

A reputable financial organisation based in Birmingham are seeking a talented and passionate Lead DevOps Engineer with strong .Net Core and cloud knowledge to join their organisation and play a pivotal role in delivering multiple transformation projects.

Technical lead on .Net framework and associated skills
Hands-on contribution to the technical code and design documentation
Provide Technical support including Technical Enablement on Application, Solution Development and Implementation of Roadmap & effort estimates
Support & undertake evaluations and technical proof-of-concepts
Identify and address design challenges and work closely with architecture community
Ensure that the application design & implementation is adequately documented and approved
Understand / apply reusable code design, leverage application architecture / framework capabilities and functionality, and design / develop solutions that are highly reliable, scalable, and perform to meet business-defined service levels
Conduct code reviews and ensuring quality solutions are built and tested
Take full ownership of code quality and implementation of UI designs into production & manage the DevOps team from both Development & operations perspective
Evaluate and recommend the development methodologies, frameworks and modelling techniques
Assist developers during the development process to address any technical and design challenges
Create new and unique applications, with focus on .Net / C# based architecture. Lead fast paced proof of concepts and demo projects including mock screen designs
Mentor other engineers/developers to create innovative solutions, balancing user needs against business goals and technology capabilities
Your extensive experience will provide knowledge to the development team across the range of tools and platforms that the team works with and you will be expected to lead in the development of the front end applications and web sites developing great user experiences across different browsers and devices
Providing technical leadership across aspects of the technology stack and demonstrate strong problem solving skills
Utilising and championing agile technical practices; Continuous Integration/Delivery, pair programming, refactoring
Design & implement solutions that are mobile friendly & responsive designs
Introducing Open Source products and tools as appropriate to optimise the delivery timescale and quality of the software product
Applying expert knowledge in design workshops utilising emergent design and architectural principles and patterns to produce well-engineered solutions
Participate and contribute to all agile ceremonies; planning, estimation, show & tells and retrospectives
Work with analysts to interpret high level requirements for complex, large scale initiatives and decomposing them into independent stories for consumption by team member
Work in a collaborative, sharing, open, transparent way
Escalating complex challenges, issues and risks as well as proposed mitigating actions
Driving continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality products
Govern & design CI/CD pipelines from Development through to Production implementation

Skills Required
Solid working experience of .Net / C# & associated skills
Experience using Build & Deploy tools - Such as Jenkins, Maven, OctopusDeploy
Hands-on experience of application development & deployment in Cloud (AWS and / or Azure) & related technologies such as Serverless
Solid understanding of DevOps, Continuous Integration, deployment & operations concepts & demonstrable working experience in these areas.
Experience with secure development and tools
A strong interest in and passion for technology, web design and user experience
An understanding of cross-browser compatibility and responsive web design
Experience of guiding junior developers in the team

Within a fast-paced, technology-focused environment this role is sure to be a quick turnaround - so don't miss out!

The client are offering a competitive salary of up to £65k and offer great benefits such as 27 days holiday, excellent pension scheme and a healthy bonus.

If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company in the West Midlands then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Paolo.

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28th Nov 2019
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