As we expand our containerisation story, you will ensure best practices are implemented at scale by providing reference implementations to the wider team. You will take responsibility for leading the development of reusable artefacts by documenting them accordingly and advocating for their use.
Work hands-on in diverse customer environments (Cloud and On-Premises), following customer-mandated processes.Understand customer requirements and provide guidance on which deployment strategy satisfies those best.Define best practices for all future Professional Services deployment activities. Be the technical expert in this field, constantly advocating for adherence to these practices.Create reference implementation of automated Cloud Infrastructure and software deployments that are meticulously engineered so your colleagues in the field can rely on them.Rapidly install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools for all environments under change control/configuration management.Deploy and operate internal/external testing environments, whilst supporting the execution of test and other activities.Proactively ensure that R3 customer delivery teams are maintaining the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability, understanding scalability and disaster recovery.Provide recommendations on site reliability, specifically around monitoring and alerting.Manage and mentor a team of Professional Services technical DevOps consultants.Help recruit and interview new team members.
Previous line management experience is essential.Strong Cloud experience (Azure, AWS, and/or Google Cloud).Possesses Strong commercial experience with medium to large scale Kubernetes deployments. Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux based environments.Solid networking knowledge and understanding of security engineering.Experience with scripting languages as well as a polyglot attitude that welcomes the learning of new languages if necessary (e.g., Ansible, Terraform)Strong technical leadership skills, either still hands-on or recent hands-on experience.Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.Able to encourage clients when engagements are not set-up for success and collaborate on risk and issue management.Understanding of Infrastructure-as-code and understands development is not isolated to create an application but understands, build pipelines, containerisation technologies and orchestration tools. Desirable: Understanding of distributed systems and associated benefits.