Lead Developer - DevOps

Lead Developer - DevOps

Job Title: Lead Developer - DevOps
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LBJ_1600851613
Contact Name: Liam Britton Jeal
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2020 10:00

Job Description

Lead Developer - DevOps - Bournemouth

Lawrence Harvey are recruting for Lead DevOps Engineer for our client based in Dorset.

The Lead Developer will lead the development of policies and processes to create a Azure DevOPs working environment and support the development of products and services.

This is a mixed role which shall consist of both DevOps and software development:

  • DevOps configuration and automation - migrating key TFS projects to Azure DevOPs
  • Training and management the team on all aspects of DevOps
  • Quality management and ownership of the processes
  • Policy development and enforcement with Lead Developer
  • Development of new software and support of existing products


Development tasks

  • manage process and procedures for Azure DevOPs
  • drive quality and maintain best practices for automation
  • respond to requests for new features
  • work with stakeholders to develop clear requirements
  • make design recommendations to optimise system efficiency and client satisfaction
  • produce estimates for the work to be done
  • develop and test maintainable solutions to meet requirements
  • implement changes to the live environment, through DevOps pipeline

Requirements gathering

  • help define the requirements for modules to add new functionality to client systems
  • identify the tasks needed to develop requirements
  • produce impacts for the work to be done
  • develop and test new functionality
  • utilise Test Driven Development techniques where necessary
  • work with stakeholders to develop user stories
  • work with the line manager who has overall responsibility for IT planning to draw up project plans for future work
  • monitor progress of planned work and highlight any risks to delivery dates to the line manager as soon as they become apparent

Staff Management

  • contribute to the recruitment process through the review of candidate CVs and participation in interviews
  • act as an appraiser in the company appraisal process by preparing for, conducting appraisals and setting objectives
  • be the line manager for one or more team members acting as a mentor and organising their day to day workload


Key Technical Competencies

  • Azure DevOPs at least 2year hands on experience
  • C#
  • Visual Basic .NET
  • MVC
  • Web API
  • Entity Framework
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • TSQL
  • XML with XSLT
  • WCF/Web services using SOAP and WSDL
  • Windows services
  • Code management and version control using TFS

Desirable Technical Competencies

  • .Net Core
  • Javascript/JQuery
  • Dependency Injection (Unity)
  • Visual Studio Test Projects
  • Winforms
  • Scrum/Agile
  • SSRS
  • SSIS
  • Relational Database design

If you're interested in the role do please get in touch.

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