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Lead DevOps Engineer

About The Role

We are now looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer during this busy time of growth and change here at Coventry Building Society (CBS). We need a technical expert who is ‘hands on’, and can take the lead in defining & implementing our next generation strategy for Software Delivery & Environment Management- incorporating the latest DevOps and Agile practices.

As part of CBS’ Digital Transformation programme, we are looking for someone to drive forward the Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. Some key accountability will include:

  • Selecting and using leading tools on cloud based platforms such as AWS
  • Define what DevOps looks like within CBS.
  • Enable transparent deployment of mission critical software
  • Ensure risks are managed and we are in compliance with our regulatory authorities.
About You

The Lead DevOps Engineer will have a proven CI/CD and Agile background with a solid understanding and experience of the Software Development Lifecycle, testing methodologies and techniques. As well having excellent problem solving, analytical and attention to detail skills, you will also be able to deliver under pressure and to tight timescales. You will be or have:

Essential Skills:

  • Strong hands on technical skills enabling you to design delivery pipelines and support other teams along the transformation journey.
  • Proven experience in software delivery toolsets
  • Proven experience in Infrastructure as Code using the AWS platform.
  • Proven experience in managing and delivering into Unix and Windows based environments.


  • Developer Experience
  • Operations Experience
  • Strong DB Experience Oracle & MS SQL (Developer Level)

You will also have knowledge and experience in:

Preferred Technology Platforms

  • AWS + AWS CLI (Python)
  • Jenkins
  • Packer/Ansible/Terraform
  • Artifactory
  • SonarQube
  • Vault


  • JIRA & Confluence
  • Service Now
  • GIT
About The Company

Our people are our most valuable asset and we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best people who reflect our values. We recognise the importance of helping you to balance your working life with other priorities, so if you wish to consider this vacancy and your circumstances require different hours to those advertised, or if you are considering a job share arrangement, then let us look at the flexibility you require and see if we can accommodate your needs, whilst ensuring we continue to meet our members’ needs.

IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously. 


Key Information

Role Title:
Lead DevOps Engineer
Salary Details:
45438 - 69158
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
21 Jun 2020