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    Lesley Morgan

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    17 days ago

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DevOps Lead

Remote (Head Office is Bournemouth)

Salary Negotiable DOE

We are seeking a confident, experienced DevOps Manager to join our motivated, fast-paced team in Bournemouth, Dorset, although remote working options are available.

As DevOps Manager, in conjunction with our GCP Consultant Partners, you will be responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and migration to a GCP cloud platform from an existing bare-metal solution. You will also work on the analysis, deployment, and maintenance of various different systems for corporate and production usage, working with our Head of Operations and development team to streamline the full development lifecycle.

You would also ensure uptime by making the right choice at all stages of the project life cycle. You can, for example, define hardware needs and discuss design choices, work on optimising and always improving our solutions to ensure the best possible result. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career that involves both 'hands on' technical involvement as well as the opportunity to shape and lead an ever-evolving DevOps team.

We need you to have:

    • Ability to lead and manage a team of DevOps engineers, ensuring targets are delivered efficiently
    • Extensive knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) products, services, implementation and methodology
    • A high level of Linux knowledge and experience, particularly in CentOS 7 and bare-metal environments
    • A strong knowledge of Kubernetes, Containers, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, NoSQL solutions
    • Ability to devise and implement CI/CD pipelines and practices
    • A strong determination and work ethic to find the best solution to any particular problem

What you'll do:

    • Manage a growing team of DevOps professionals
    • Liaising with the company directors regarding the acquisition of hardware, software and human resource needed to meet the requirements of the business
    • Systems analysis, development and deployment
    • Analysing the needs of the company in terms of infrastructure requirements
    • Devising the best solutions (new and existing), following best practices
    • Plan and implement a transition strategy for existing bare-metal to GCP migration
    • Improving, optimising and maintaining the current infrastructure including reducing costs
    • System monitoring and maintenance to ensure uptime, security and integrity of implemented systems, including managing out-of-hours coverage

We look after our team, so we'll offer you a competitive salary and loads of incredible benefits:

    • An inclusive, positive, and transparent company culture
    • A team of lovely people who want to see OnBuy and each other succeed
    • An employee share scheme your chance to own a part of the world's fastest-growing marketplace!
    • A company bonus scheme to thank you for driving our success
    • 25 days' annual leave, which we encourage you to use
    • A good work-life balance
    • Remote working and flexitime so you can work in a way that suits you
    • Family-friendly policies to help you create your best work-life balance
    • Opportunities for career development and progression
    • An employee referral scheme to reward you for bringing even more talent on board
    • An employee pension scheme
    • Newly refurbished offices with hot drinks and fresh fruit on the house
    • A casual dress code. Wear what you're comfortable in

Send your CV to, find me on LinkedIn or call 02380 765804