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Senior DevOps Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.

Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

About our Application Business Services team

Dyson’s Global IT applications service has end-to-end accountability for the design, delivery and support of all business applications enabling Dysons global commercial, operational and enterprise business process. Forming a large proportion of the IT Function, the team are arranged into investment areas including Owner Experience & Retail, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance & compliance and People and collaboration.

DevOps in Dyson aims to shorten our SDLC and create CI/CD capability across all platforms. Through investment of time and resources, we will improve our culture and refine, or replace our processes that combine software development and IT operations, to deliver fantastic outcomes.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Application Development, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of DevOps Specialists to own and manage technical solutions to support Dyson’s various platforms.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring we have strategy, technology roadmaps and processes across all platforms to drive understanding and collaboration.
  • Acting as Lead DevOps Technical Product Owner and, through your team, developing and maintaining backlogs across the Platforms for IT change.
  • Working with Development Leads, Technical Architects, Security and Operations to ensure the right solutions are developed and implemented successfully.
  • Working with cross-functional teams within a software practice, ensuring that the work that is fed into, and processed through the development Scrum teams, is of the right technical quality.

This role is based on-site, either at our state-of-the-art technology campus in Malmesbury, Wiltshire or at our office in Bristol City Centre.

About you

You’ll have in-depth experience in supporting and driving a DevOps culture and building out capability. You’ll be experienced with practices including CI, CD, Microservices, Infrastructure as Code, Security as Code and Monitoring/Logging and containerisation. In addition, you’ll be familiar with multiple Cloud offerings and OS.

Other key requirements include:

  • Scaled Agile Framework experience or other Agile scaling approach.
  • Previous team management experience and strong leadership skills.
  • Previous experience with one or more programming languages.
  • Experience with large-scale applications and web e-commerce platforms.
  • Strong initiative, troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated with a desire to produce the best solution possible.
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced, ever-evolving technology environment.
  • Results-driven, assertive and a good strategic thinker.

Desirable requirements:

  • Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) experience and/or Magento 2
  • SAP CRM, SAP Hybris Commerce
  • Mulesoft
  • Knowledge of Java, Spring Framework
  • Operational infrastructure experience

Benefits

Financial

  • Performance-related bonus scheme 
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life assurance and income protection
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Lifestyle

  • Free bus (coach) travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon
  • 27 days’ holiday (plus public holidays)
  • Ability to purchase additional holidays
  • Free parking on-site (excluding Bristol)
  • On-site hair salon, sports centre and gym – all free
  • Free lunch and free, (unlimited) hot drinks and fruit
  • Free on-site Lifestyle Assist service (concierge)
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme

Health & Wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Assessments
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free GP service (both on-site and digital)
  • Free gym, fitness classes and wellbeing centre on-site
  • Fertility treatment and menopause support


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.