Senior DevOps Architect - DevOps Leader - Global FMCG Organisation

Senior DevOps Architect - DevOps Leader - Global FMCG Organisation

Our client a Global FMCG Organisation are looking for world-class Senior DevOps Architect to lead the DevOps area across their IT Consumer team who look after corporate web platforms, global commerce platforms, digital engagement platforms, consumer lifecycle platforms and omnichannel services for B2B and B2C channels.

This will be a stand alone role as part of the leadership team within the group.

The team seeks to be highly customer and consumer centric and they are looking for outstanding individuals who enjoy working on large, complex and multi-dimensional problems, to help them design and deliver the next phase of their technology operational model. They work in a highly regulated environment across many geographies with a fast-paced business environment which is incredibly interesting to work in.

The company is going through a massive business transformation and these roles are working front and centre of this change.

Initially this will be remote working with flexibility further down the line when the office completely reopens.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Someone who is still able to be technically hands on and review designs
  • Comfortable being a stand alone leader within an area (no direct reports, there are delivery managers to do this)
  • Strategic background in the DevOps space

Ideal technical type background below

  • Experience of building, running and improvingCI/CD frameworks, tools etc. and industrializing these into day-to-day operations
  • Excellent skills and experiencein configuration management viaPuppet,Chef, Ansible, or others
  • Extensive experience of deploying technology solutions across cloud-native platforms. We predominantly useAmazon Web Services, Salesforce Cloud, Adobe Cloud and SAP Hybris Cloud
  • Demonstrable experience of integrating and industrializing technology platforms (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) on a global scale reducing operational and process waste
  • Demonstrated history in automating operations processes
  • Experience with containerisation(preferably Docker, K8s)
  • Experience withDNS and Content Distribution Networks(Akamai is highly desirable)
  • Experience with implementation ofIdentity & Access Management (IAM) and Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Deep experience of integrating monitoring and alerting technologies, such asNew Relic, CloudWatch and Elasticsearch 7into the technology stack and driving significant change in the customer experience
  • Fluency in one or more high-level programming languages likeJava, Python, Go, Ruby or equivalent
  • Experience writing automatic tests and adapting a code base for better test-ability
  • Experience with microservices architectures
  • Strong ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies in a short period of time. We seek a self-starter, visionary person with leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrable understanding of security and networking principles in a cloud-native environment
  • Has worked within, and can appreciate, the need for applying delivery methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall etc. appropriately to the work being delivered