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Lead DevOps Engineer (kubernetes essential)

Job Description


Lead DevOps Architect (kubernetes essential)
VANRATH are pleased to be working with a relatively new entrant to the Belfast market and they are looking for a Lead DevOps Architect (Kubernetes essential). Working remotely the company sits within the e-commerce sector working with household names. With a great culture and atmosphere it is ideal for someone who wants to make a direct contribution to the company and help get the products out and over the line.
The Role
Main Duties:

  • Improve and refine existing cloud infrastructure, based mainly on Kubernetes
  • Migrating microservices architecture
  • Building and supporting kubernetes clusters
  • Automation & configuration management tools, for logging
  • Help develop best practices in Kubernetes environments.
  • Champion and subsequently introduce new technologies and improve CI/CD workflows
  • Ensure process repeatability, track/document any changes to infrastructure, assist development teams during deployment/downtime activities
  • Work with incoming QA and test automation engineers to develop and maintain a robust test infrastructure
  • Design architectural solutions for product improvements and feature requests
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting, maintenance and logging
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Help ensure the team continues to evolve and improve in everything we do, and how we do it
  • Coach new joiners and provide expert support to wider team as required



Skills & Experience:
Essential:

  • 5+ years of experience as a software and/or DevOps engineer
  • Experience with containerized applications and deployment, such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, and Docker.
  • Hands on experience in AWS, Kubernetes, Database technologies (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis), Monitoring tooling (Datadog)
  • Excellent understanding of security
  • Proven hands-on experience in Linux, Git, Docker, Jenkins, Terraform and Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins or an equivalent CI/CD tool
  • Excellent knowledge of networking protocols
  • Ability to think out of the box with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to articulate technical concepts in plain English
  • Passion for writing clean, modular, well-commented, readable and reusable code
  • Excellent attention to detail with a strong sense of urgency.



Remuneration
Due to this role being a key hire for the company they are flexible in terms of experience but would be between 85-90k + benefit and working remotely
To find out more information on the role advertised, please send in your CV via the link below.
About Me:
I have been recruiting for VANRATH for over 3 years and have specialized in the DevOps/Infrastructure/Security/UX side of things. I like to get to know the candidates and the clients and help match them to their ideal role and really create a partnership from both sides. These 3 areas are rapidly growing through the IT industry where I have great knowledge and experience and so whether you are at the start of your career looking to get into an exciting company or at experienced hire looking to progress your career I can help you find that next step.
Please see below for some of my recent testimonials available on Google.
"Highly recommend VANRATH for your search in a new job. Matthew was fantastic from start to finish. You can tell he genuinely cares about his clients. He is very knowledgeable about each role and in particular he was great at providing regular updates with various arising situations. Thank you again!. "