Dev Ops Manager
||Care Quality Commission
||London, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Preston, Leeds or Newcastle
||Salary of up to £64,733 plus an additional allowance of up to £10,000 for exceptional candidates. (Additional London weighting of £4,729 for those based in our London office)
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.
We have already transformed our organisation, putting the public and best practice at the heart of everything we do. The work continues as CQC is undergoing a significant digital transformation. The Digital directorate, headed by Pete Sinden, Chief Digital Officer, will be overseeing delivery of our information management and technology strategy, setting out to overhaul our systems over the next few years. We are looking to strengthen our Digital function to deliver on our business priorities. Our core methodology and delivery approach will shift from a waterfall to an agile method.
About the Role
As an experienced DevOps Manager, you will lead a team of DevOps and Software Engineers to design, build test and maintain the cloud application infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines that underpin all internal and external Digital services and ensure security, stability and capacity is embedded in the development and deployment of services.
You will manage and develop the DevOps capability by providing technical leadership for the in-house team and external suppliers while contributing to business case development, articulating benefits and return on investment and ensuring solutions delivered to time, cost and quality requirements.
You will also be responsible for championing a DevOps culture by creating and building close collaboration and working practices between the product, engineering and operational business services teams supported by the appropriate use of automation tools.
You should be educated to degree-level with professional qualification OR/AND equivalent experience, especially in managing highly skilled DevOps Engineers or Software Engineers with strong technical background, either from a software engineering or infrastructure engineering, with strong experience in DevOps tooling and techniques.
To be successful in this role, you should have knowledge of building and optimising deployment pipelines and deployment strategies on popular CI/CD tools such as Jenkins as well as strong experience designing, securing, scaling and administering cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure.
Solid understanding of containerisation, ideally having implemented Docker containers into production environments and strong background in LAMP based systems and applications is desirable, as well as proven accountability for delivering technical components of major public sector or commercial projects and ongoing maintenance and support.
You should also have experience of using scripting and coding languages, and the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely. Proven track record of driving efficiencies, through automation and process design and implementation in particular in the automation of application deployment methodologies is also necessary to be successful in this role.
Benefits package includes: holiday allowance of 27 days + bank holidays, NHS Pension Scheme, NHS fleet solutions car lease scheme, Cycle to work scheme, family friendly policies and Childcare voucher scheme/tax free childcare.
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Closing date for applications: Monday 22 October 2018 at 11:45pm.