DevOps - Automation Lead

Job Title: DevOps - Automation Lead
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Chris Kent
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Job Published: 6 days ago

We’ve been asked to find exceptional people for an outstanding new opportunity with one of NZ’s employers of choice.   This role based in central Wellington, will offer you the chance to show your technical skills and business know-how in a challenging, but highly rewarding position.

Focussing on achieving uplift and raising the bar in automation while collaborating with stakeholders across the business to achieve positive outcomes, you’ll be hosting and coaching communities from a technical and theoretical perspective, empowering people with the ability for change.

In this role, you’ll be busy collaborating with various Technology units, stakeholders and practitioners, while coaching automation and working with teams to identify, manage and implement automated delivery and operations.

You’ll need to demonstrate leading adoption of automation to enable teams to improve service delivery quality, free up capacity and help deliver value faster while driving innovation and efficiencies within Technology.

The person we’re looking for would have the following:

  • Significant prior experience in IT Operations, with an excellent coding background. 
  • Bi-Lingual – able to talk development, and plain English. 
  • A dislike of repetitive manual work or watching others do it. 
  • A good understanding of industry leading automation and technology tooling capabilities and upcoming trends. 
  • Seek every possibility of how Automation can be deployed to improve delivery. 
  • An ability to increase adoption of automation through coaching and influencing.

This is a new position so you’ll have the chance to develop this role.  You must be able to take ideas from conception through to delivery and build relationships with peers, customers and stakeholders.

Not only is there an attractive base salary on offer, but also an excellent benefits package which includes flexible working hours and potential to work from home.

We’ll be reviewing applications daily; so, don’t miss out – apply now!

Job Ref: 93692