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Senior DevOps / DevOps Team Lead

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH122636
  • Salary £100000 - £110000 per annum + plus excellent package
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted September 15, 2021

My client is currently looking for a DevOps team lead to join an existing global DevOps team.

The purpose of the team is to provide applications development support; collaborate with different infrastructure, security, development and delivery functions during design, build and implementation of DevOps tooling and pipelines; provide in-depth technical multi-disciplinary expertise.

This is a role which requiring a deep understanding of all DevOps related processes, practices, technologies, methodologies and solutions.

The ideal candidate will have most of the following;

  • Microsoft Windows Server and Windows clustering
  • Linux Redhat/Centos family
  • Microsoft Active Directory and related solutions
  • Hand-on and team lead experience in infrastructure and development
  • Strong understanding and experience in CI/CD tooling and practices
  • Waterfall and agile delivery practices (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Software packaging, deployment
  • Microsoft System Center Software (Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Service Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator
  • Experience with Hypervisors
  • Experience with containerisation technology (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with automation using Orchestrator, PowerShell and Ansible
  • Scripting (PowerShell, bash, Terraform)
  • Experience with Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure administration & pipelines
  • Microsoft Azure, Office 365, ADFS, AD Connect
  • Understanding of networking
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server (DBMS, SSRS and SSAS)


  • Several years of experience in a similar role
  • Extensive experience in Infrastructure and software engineering practices
  • Exposure to infrastructure architecture and design
  • Experience supporting large projects
  • Experience in high pressured, fast-paced environments with multiple critical systems and multiple delivery objectives simultaneously
  • Relevant experience/exposure to trading, financial or energy trading sector preferred
  • Agile working experience (SCRUM)
  • ITIL Knowledge
  • Experience running an international team
  • Hands on DevOps experience in CI/CD


  • The person in this role is responsible to perform team lead activities in team, including:
  • Remove any kind of obstacles between ideas and deliverables to production
  • Line management for team members located in UK
  • Functional management for all team members abroad
  • Maintain team volumetric
  • Run team meetings and ceremonies when required
  • Make decisions in responsible area
  • Ensure team participates in architectural forums (local and global solution review boards) and in portfolio meetings (project control board)
  • Provide training to interested people, groups and functions regarding DevOps practices and processes
  • Promote culture of continuous delivery
  • Respect objectives and deadlines for infrastructure, non-production and production environments changes, CI/CD pipelines adaptation
  • Ensure delivery of project, continuous improvements and business as usual activities
  • Ensure technological excellence and right tooling for activities related to automation of production cycles
  • Perform review of escalations from team and stakeholders
  • Responsibility for non-production environments, integrations, development and delivery tooling
  • Ensuring high standards of delivery, which are automated and standardised
  • Break fix of any escalations within agreed SLAs