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DevOps Evangelist

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  22-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Job Responsibility

DevOps Evangelist 

Location: London/Newbury

Role purpose: 

Are you ready to lead the DevOps transformation and innovation at Vodafone Business Platform and Solutions?
As DevOps Evangelist you work with our cross-functional Hit Squads which implement and orchestrate DevOps across the organization. You promote the benefits of DevOps by identifying and quantifying the business benefits accrued from sound DevOps practices.
This position will is a key member of the cross functional engineering team and you know for DevOps to be successful in an organization, you need buy-in from different teams - executives, development and operations. Your stakeholder management is outstanding! 
As visionary and evangelist you lead and are focused on evolving the technology used and processes for our delivery organization, including automated testing, infrastructure as code, measuring development performance, tools and culture.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
•    Team Leadership: Lead, manage, and coach your team to bring technology expertise and automation into the organization. 
•    Partnership: Collaborate across the technology and product teams to build agile and DevOps processes into the delivery of new/enhanced products by using a metrics driven framework (maturity & KPIs) 
•    Evangelist on DevOps best practices to continue improving software delivery and release processes
•    Working with application teams to build, maintain, and document the development, testing, staging, and production environments.
•    Evangelist on DevOps best practices to continue improving software delivery and release processes
•    Maintain the CI/CD environments and bring our CI/CD implementation to the next level
•    Work alongside the Development and QA teams to continuously improve efficiency.
•    Measure and improve DevOps Maturity level across Vodafone Business Platform & Solutions. 
•    Effectively manage provision, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of version control systems, build tools and continuous integration tools
•    Testing and evaluating new technologies and methodologies as they apply to DevOps
•    Document procedures

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
•    Significant experience of working in an agile and DevOps environment
•    Working experience in Containerization
•    Experience with implementation of continuous integration and Continuous deployment and delivery
•    Expert in automating the Software Configuration, Build, Deployment and Release Management.
•    Experience of working in a global multinational/geographically distributed organization 
•    Passionate about Software and DevOps
•    Creativity in problem solving, with a positive and can-do attitude and ‘hands-on’ approach; highest levels of self-motivation and drive
•    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Ability to summarise recommendation in a concise way to present to Senior Stakeholders
•    Persuasion and influence skills to ensure recommendations are adopted 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.