Lead DevOps Consultant


We are looking for a Lead DevOps Consultant to join a big project from the UK. The client is a large global company with several digital retailers. It is the number one destination for shoppers who value flexible payment options. It receives over 2.2 million visits every day. The client is focused on modernizing its existing systems and platforms, utilizing a wider variety of modern, cloud-based technologies.

Valtech is a founding member of MACH Alliance, a group that educates enterprises on best-of-breed Microservices, APIs, Cloud, and Headless (MACH) technology. Among the projects delivered are works for Levi's, BMW Online Store, Aerolíneas Argentinas.

The ideal candidate's skills include:

/ A commercial experience of using AWS Services including EC2, ECS, Serverless (Lambda)
/ Background and relevant current experience in a hands-on Platform Engineering role is needed
/ An understanding of security techniques including Firewalls/Security Groups, Threat Modelling, Dependency Management
/ You’ll know how to debug a complex, high availability production environments
/ Networking knowledge, load balancing, CDN’s etc.
/ Knowledge of IaaS deployment tools such as Terraform
/ Working knowledge of continuous integration and source control systems such as Jenkins and GitLab
/ Demonstrable range of in-depth technical knowledge/experience in building and handling complex software and platform architectures, ideally across multi-cloud environments
/ In-depth level of technical knowledge/experience in building cloud solutions that have security, reliability, scalability, high availability and concurrency built-in from the outset
/experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies and working in cross-functional teams.
/ CI and Jenkins are important.

/Good understanding of Security (CD Pipelines).

/Continuous Data and ECS Docker Containers and AWS.

/Python good to have but not essential.


/ An experience of multiple development/deployment technologies, including Java, JavaScript, Node.js, React, Spring/SpringBoot, Kafka, AWS, Python, Jenkins, Bamboo, GitLab, microservices, secure RESTful API’s, JSON, API Gateways, event-driven architectures, messaging
/ Technical knowledge of Oracle Fusion Middleware or IBM Order Management would be desirable, though not essential
/ Relevant AWS certifications would be helpful

The Role

As a Lead DevOps Consultant you’ll be expected to:

/ Ensure the cloud platforms/solutions are fit for purpose based on business need and criticality, while keeping platform usage costs and utilisation in mind
/ Assist on the optimal end-to-end delivery pipeline for the squad’s code
/ Monitor and reporting usage of our cloud solutions
/ Advise on the selection of the most appropriate technologies for the task
/ Ensure delivery pipeline for your IaaS code has optimal quality controls built-in to support testing, deployment, reporting and task management
/ Make a selection of appropriate quality controls to complete assigned tasks, including; code driven deployment; infrastructure deployment; automated testing; and effective operational monitoring, alerting and incident responses
/ Supply appropriate information and analysis to support resolution of issues and incidents in the “Run” of squad applications.

/ Work with CI/CD pipelines

/ Ensure the good collaboration, prepare presentations on teams and take the team through how things work and demo the technical side clearly.

As a consultant and as a binding part between developers and our clients you are expected to develop expertise both in technology and the means to communicate complex concepts and rationale to non-techies. We’ll encourage and support this with frequent opportunities to share ideas internally. We also have consultants who frequently deliver at regional, national and global conferences.


    Mental and physical health:

    / 20 working days of vacation

    / national holidays

    / sick leave (up to 20)

    / unpaid leave (up to 20)

    / medical insurance

    / sports reimbursement

    / metrnity&paternity leave support

      Personal and professional development:

      / Internal workshops & learning initiatives
      / English language classes compensation
      / Professional certifications reimbursement
      / Participation in professional local & global communities
      / Growth Framework to manage expectations and define the steps to move towards the selected career
      / Mentoring program with the ability to become a mentor or a mentee to grow to a higher position

        You can not only become a part of constant evolution but can lead the change. The more we grow – the more opportunities there are to take responsibility, implement your creative ideas, be the innovator and driver rather than the task executor.

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