Chapter Lead - Devops Platform Engineering.

  • devops
  • permanent
  • London

A brilliant new opportunity has opened up with a well-known retail Bank for a Chapter Lead specialising in Devops to join their Platform Engineering team!

This will be a senior technical position in the business that encompasses mentorship and training of the team, along with spearheading technical designs and solutions, then implementing these throughout the whole end to end software development lifecycle.

You'll have expert knowledge in the technology and engineering best practices across Platform Engineering, Developer Experience and DevSecOps disciplines. You'll assist engineers with building solutions to ensure technical excellence is delivered. You'll set and define standards, guardrails and best practices, implement improvements to processes and tooling, and ensure Chapter co-ordination across Value Streams so that solutions are developed and deployed in a consistent way. You will also have a strong understanding of all operational requirements, and ensure Scalability, Resiliency, Observability, Security, Cost and Maintainability are at the forefront of all Chapter activities.

This is a permanent position with a salary on offer of up to £125k comprehensive benefits package. They would like you to come to their London, Bristol or Edinburgh office on a hybrid basis (twice a week), this can be flexible and negotiable if required.

Tech skills needed:

  • Excellent knowledge of the entire software development life-cycle
  • CI/CD tooling - Github / Jenkins
  • Background in Cloud Engineering
  • Containerisation / Kubernetes
  • Strong knowledge of testing frameworks
  • Experience with supplier management
  • Background of running a platform team

The role would be perfect for someone who loves taking their ideas into production, is committed to best practices and knows how to create comprehensive technical solutions that will be the premise for the future growth of the bank's Platform Engineering function.

Interviews for this role will be taking place ASAP (2 stage process) so if you like the sound of it please apply with your CV right away and let's chat!

Unfortunately no sponsorship will be provided for this role.

Melissa Deer