Senior DevOps Consultant


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Senior DevOps Consultant

In 2007 Calum Fitzgerald and Steve Bennett founded Daemon, a technology consultancy that puts people first. We’re a growing business with over 100 consultants working on exciting projects with well known clients.
We’re committed to doing business based on our values, you can find out more here.

Why are we hiring?

Due to consistent growth of our client base and project pipeline we need to bring in talented individuals to join our DevOps Consulting team. As a Senior Consultant, you will be given responsibility for the technical delivery of projects and owning relationships with the customer. You will lead assessment, design and implementation activities within clients, working on one major project or multiple smaller projects at a time.

You will be reporting into our Head of DevOps, with one of our Principal Consultants as your technical mentor. You will be responsible for a wide range of activities including:

  • Work with one or more of our clients to create DevOps solutions
  • Assess current SCM and Deployment practices
  • Help to define best practices for implementation of CI & CD toolsets
  • Design and implement Continuous Integration solutions
  • Design and implement Deployment solutions
  • Assess and improve processes such as Release and Configuration Management
  • Take an active part in defining and building DevOps go to market services
  • Creation of reference services and architectures for DevOps
  • Help to define work packages and plan for success
  • Communication of complex technical problems in simple terms
  • Take an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Collaborative working approach using tools such as Jira, Confluence and Slack

What are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates that have the below attributes/experience:

  • Experience designing and implementing CI & CD solutions in enterprise environments
  • Experience of cloud automation using configuration management tools
  • Experience of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, Openstack
  • Technical experience of creating CD automation with one or more of Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Salt
  • Cloud automation using tools such as Terraform, Cloudformation and APIs
  • Technical experience working with code repositories such as Git, Github, BitBucket.
  • Technical experience implementing CI using tools such as Sonar, Nexus, Artifactory, Jenkins, Bamboo or equivalents
  • Experience of creating Continuous Delivery pipelines for complex applications including commerce tools (Websphere, Hybris, Oracle stack) and legacy applications
  • Technical experience with one or more scripting languages e.g. Ruby, Bash, Python
  • Excellent client facing communication skills.
  • Agile methodology experience

What can we offer you?

  • Career progression – we are a progressive and growing company, it is important that our people are always advancing their skills, experiences and career too. Once you join, you will be working towards Principal Consultant under the tutelage of our Head of DevOps and your mentor. The Principal Consultant role includes the same responsibilities as Senior Consultant, but has more of a focus on thought leadership, mentoring internal members of the team and becoming a strategic advisor to our clients.
  • Access and support from an experienced team of consultants – our DevOps consulting team is composed of experts from several industries and market leaders such as John Lewis, Puppet, RackSpace to name a few. You will have constant access and support from the team.
  • Training and development – we strongly encourage our team to become certified in new or existing technologies which we will pay for. There will also be informal training internally on new products.
  • Multiple enterprise clients – you will gain experience working with multiple enterprise clients on different type of engagements, enabling you to finely tune your skill set and learn new technologies.
  • Great culture and a place you want to work – most of our success has been down to the people and culture that we have created. Everyone is welcoming and supportive, but also focused on delivering a great service to our clients, whilst having some fun at the same time.

Reference: DAE103

Interested? Please send us your CV and a short introduction

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Our Values

It’s a blend, an essence, an intangible culture thing that makes us distinct.

Honesty, respect, integrity etc

It’s just what you’d expect really, perhaps it doesn’t need saying, but these things are fundamental and just things we expect from people and what we’ll always give you back.

We’re spirited

Whatever the undertaking we always commit to it with energy, enthusiasm and determination. Call it ‘can do’ or simply just rolling our sleeves up.

We’re adventurous

It’s not about being totally carefree or foolhardy, but understanding that when our people try something new, or explore new ideas or ways of doing things we’ll be there to support them.

We’re fulfilling

We recognise potential. It’s not about where you are but where you have the desire to go. We believe in helping our people to be satisfied and happy through allowing their character and abilities to develop fully and take flight.

We’re supportive

Our people know that we have their back. Trust means we give them the freedom to make judgement calls based on their knowledge, skills, experience and wisdom - something that goes beyond simple collaboration.

We’re progressive

The world we work in is fast moving and full of change - at Daemon we embrace that change and innovation and encourage our people to be bold and do their best to harness that power.