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Lead DevOps Engineer

£70,000 – £115,000 Pension, Bonus

Location: United Kingdom (West Yorkshire – Leeds, West Yorkshire) Type: Permanent Skills: DevOps, Lead, AWS, Cloud, Consulting, Azure

Lead Devops Engineer


Currently recruiting for Lead Devops Engineer's to join a one of the 'BIG 4' Consultancies.

What the Lead DevOps Engineer will do:

  • Build and Run cloud infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
  • Automate like your life depends on it. Keep out of the portal, and where possible build infrastructure with Terraform or other IaC tools
  • Run sprints and help prioritise your team's workload. Jump between helping your team solve problems, to diving into your editor of choice to fix a bug or extend a library
  • Manage relationships with clients to become a trusted delivery partner
  • Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
  • Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as performance monitoring, security monitoring, deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers and cloud resource creation scripts
  • Mentor and coach teams & more junior engineers

What the Lead DevOps Engineer will need:

  • Ability to switch between talking technical to other DevOps engineers, to explaining the business benefits of containers to non-technical business partners
  • Proven experience with Linux/Unix/Microsoft configuration
  • Hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
  • Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python/Go/PowerShell/Nodejs/C# or equivalent
  • Solid CI/CD pipelining skills using Octopus/TeamCity/Jenkins/Azure DevOps or equivalent
  • Product focussed, build once and reuse
  • Build it run it, take ownership of your code and infrastructure
  • Previous experience working in Agile environments
  • Prior experience leading teams & mentoring junior and senior engineers


  • £70,000 - £115,000
  • 15% bonus
  • 6% Pension
  • Car allowance (can be taken as cash)

Offices based in Manchester, Leeds and London, candidates must be flexible to go onsite 1/2 days per week if needed.

Please apply below if interested!

Lead DevOps Engineer

Reference: CJA/AMC/LDE101122

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