Dev Ops Practice Lead


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Our client urgently seeks a Dev Ops practice to come on board and assist in the future growth of this hugely successful business
They have offices worldwide and utilizing Azure but are also interested in AWS skills

As Practice Manager, we are seeking someone who is able to take on the Dev Ops initiatives and deliver them with confidence and in consultation with the wider development team
You will lead a team in a complex technology environment and evangelize the DevOps methodology through effective communication and collaboration with cross functional teams. This role will require strong knowledge of CI/CD technology, infrastructure, integration, automation and application support as well as experience mentoring team members and growing a DevOps practice.

You will work closely with senior management, developers, DevOps engineers and project teams across global offices.


  • Establish and lead best-in class service engineering capabilities in the DevOps team
  • Manage the delivery of high performance and scalable cloud services
  • Responsible for maintaining a high level of service availability
  • Perform quality reviews, manage operational risks, and operational issues
  • Responsible for the software and tools to deliver high quality software
  • Responsible for leading the CI/CD maturity journey of the engineering organization
  • Establish a culture of high performance, transparency and continuous improvement
  • Provide estimation, timeline & cost inputs for budgets working in collaboration with business system leaders
  • Responsible for goal setting, performance management, coaching, mentoring and development planning
  • Ensure that programs, initiatives & projects are delivered on-time and within budget
  • Manage risks appropriately and plan proactive mitigation
  • Regular status reporting including but not limited to budget, project & support status
  • Work with Development teams on SDLC methodologies and adoption/implementation across a DevOps methodology
  • Evangelize DevOps best practices to the broader tech organization
  • Mentor new and existing team members
  • Identify opportunities for automation and optimization and build it into the deployment cycle to improve quality, productivity and efficiency

Desired Skills & Experience
  • 5+ Years of systems experience
  • Understanding of web based technologies
  • Understanding of database technologies
  • Knowledge of networking and Linux shell
  • Basic Python, Ruby, and or Java knowledge
  • Experience in administering, troubleshooting, deploying, and configuring cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure)
  • Self-directed and can operate without intensive management
  • Has strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills required
  • Ansible / Puppet / Chef / continuous integration technologies
  • Understands business priorities and business logic

If this role sounds like something you would like to be interested in, call Hugh now on 021611477 or click "Apply Now".

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Lloyd Executive 41 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn Auckland
New Zealand

Phone: 09 377 8545
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