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DevOps Lead

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    Fareham, Hampshire

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    Chris Lynes

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    4 months ago

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We have an opportunity for an experience DevOps Lead to join a small development team base in the Whiteley area, near Fareham to take ownership of the DevOps function.


Having worked in a similar role before the successful DevOps Engineer will refine and continually improve the infrastructure and deployment of there world class product


Responsibilities of DevOps Lead:


  • Support continued growth and evolution of our infrastructure
  • Oversee all system monitoring, logging and alerting tools
  • Implement, test and refine disaster recovery plans
  • Proactively monitor security and maintain resilience of our platforms
  • Assist development of automated build/deployment processes
  • Support Development Team (build tools, CI, fault investigation)
  • DNS & SSL administration
  • Containerisation (Docker) of existing systems


Required skills

  • Solid Linux admin skills (Debian/Ubuntu)
  • MySQL (SQL, administration, tuning and replication)
  • Familiarity managing Java applications (profiling, debugging etc)
  • Working knowledge of Tomcat
  • Solid understanding of AWS (e.g. ECS, EC2, RDS, Cloudfront and S3)
  • Docker and Containerisation wizardry
  • Excellent computer science principles (Software, Internet, Networking)
  • Superb debugging and problem solving skills


  • Java Development
  • Python
  • SOAP
  • Zookeeper
  • Experience working on Geospatial applications


As DevOps Lead within a small company will have huge amounts of autonomy and influence as well great flexibility.

Based in Whiteley, easily commutable from Southampton and Portsmouth the salary in paying up to £75,000 depending on experience, plus benefits.


To apply for this DevOps Lead role please forward your CV to or call Chris on 02380 765 805