Azure DevOps Lead

Discipline: IT

Sector: Housing

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 05/06/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £550 - £610 per day (Outside IR35)


Our client have an immediate requirement for an Azure DevOps Lead to join a growing Development team, embarking on an exciting digital programme to compliment the wide range of services they offer the customers. One of the key features of the digital programme is an online portal, developed on the Azure platform.

Key tasks for the Azure DevOps Lead:

  • Lead on building an automated pipeline for DevOps activities (managed by Visual Studio Team Server)
  • Specify and deploy appropriate management tools to monitor the health of software artefacts
  • Be responsible for and own the creation and maintenance of roadmap of products to ensure they meet business requirements and applications are compliant, up to date and have a forward plan for upgrades and usage
  • Manage the build and deployment of software artefacts to all environments
  • Accountable changes and continuously improving software, release products in a managed way, fix bugs and maintain products
  • Manage the solution design (as the design authority) with high level architecture of software
  • Create and manage processes for implementing technical validation and implementation
  • Manage the QA Tester and delegate tasks and work requirements to QA Tester ensuring clear responsibilities, deadlines and deliverables are understood

Key experience and knowledge required for the Azure DevOps Lead:

  • Experience of using Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS)
  • Substantial experience of creating PowerShell scripts, developing Azure components (including Azure Resource Manager) and Service Fabric
  • Good working knowledge of AppInsights and/or other monitoring tools
  • Experience of configuring cloud based Domain Name Server (DNS) and Active Directory (eg Active Directory Proxy)

Desirable experience for the Azure DevOps Lead:

  • Experience of using Confluence to manage project documentation
  • Experience of using Jira to manage assigned tasks, sprints and backlogs
  • Experience of domain driven development
  • Experience of working within an Agile & Scrum team
  • Experience of working with Prince2

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