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Software Tooling Architect

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STUART CAMPBELL

Leading edge software house requires a senior technologist to take on responsibility for the software development process and experience of the dev team. This exciting role will see you analysing, selecting and driving the roll-out of the latest software and devops tools. Using your in-depth knowledge of the best tools on the market and in development (e.g. Monit, Nagios, Ansible, ElasticSearch, Jenkins, Docker, Git, Logstash, Kibana) you will translate these to map the future state vision of the business.

This role will really suit someone:-

  • With a strong software development, devops or automation type background (any considered from Java / C++ / Python / Test Automation / Performance Engineering)
  • Who is passionate about improbing the SD process, and keeps up to date with the tools market
  • Good knowledge of development tooling (e.g. Jenkins, Nautilus, Sonar)
  • A solid devops conceptual understanding
  • Creative flair to sell technology concepts to a wider stakeholder group

Fanatstic role for someone with a passion in this area - please contact me for a further discussion.

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