TechOps System Team Lead - Linux / Chef / Java / Multi-tier / DevOps

Marcus Donald People
London (East)
£75000 - £80000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
TechOps System Team Lead - Linux / Chef / Java Apps / Multi-tier / GitHub / DevOps On behalf of our client Marcus Donald People are looking for a DevOps / TechOps Systems Team Lead with strong Linux and Java application support experience to lead and provide high quality operational and technical application and systems support to customers and internal business functions. Minimizing the adverse impact of Incidents and Problems on the business and preventing reoccurrence of Incidents. Key Role & Accountabilities: Lead and prioritise the TechOps team’s work load during EMEA hours Be accountable for the Level 2 Incident and Problem Management Process Contribute to the planning of application/infrastructure releases and configuration changes Examine potential areas for Service Improvement and raise proposals with global TechOps manager Provide technical leadership Provide input to application/infrastructure scalability Interact with internal teams and external 3rd party vendors to trouble shoot and resolve complex problems Design appropriate metrics for reporting on key performance and quality indicators, particularly in terms of in-depth trend analysis Maintain application monitoring, performance tuning and testing Provide 2nd line Application Support on complex internally and externally developed applications Provide input to administering and maintaining all production and internal environments Provide input to the implementation, backup and roll-back plans Act as a technical resource for internal and external projects Ensure there are robust procedures and processes within the TechOps functional remit Follow appropriate departmental and company procedures and policies (i.e. change control, security and auditing, release, configuration, problem and incident management) Maintain good working relationships with internal departments as well as 3rd party vendors Functional Skills and Experiences 5 years’ experience in an hands-on application support role Desire to step up and become a team lead or shift from a lead role Extensive problem solving and debugging skills Ability to independently apply production upgrades and support the products and technologies Experience in providing services to agreed SLA’s and OLA’s Experienced in Problem and Incident Management Experience with working in an ITIL environment Technical Skills and Experiences Experience with supporting multi-tier infrastructures Experience with supporting Java applications and an understanding of web technology Proven and strong Linux experience Knowledge of Windows Server A track record of systems integration, support, and troubleshooting Continuous Integration knowledge using technologies such as: Jenkins, Chef, Go, Puppet etc. Experience with a modern versioning systems (GitHub and SVN preferably) If interested, please send your CV to for more information along with interview time(s)/date(s). TechOps Systems Team Lead - Linux / Chef / Java Apps / Multi-tier / GitHub / DevOps DevOps / TechOps Lead / Application Support / Linux / Chef / Java Applications / ITIL / Jenkins / Chef / Go / Puppet / GitHub / SVN / Windows Server / Continuous Integration / Multi-tier / N-tier This job was originally posted as