DevOps Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:11 Jan, 2019

Role Title: DevOps Manager

Location: Newbury


At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

Vodafone Global Enterprise partners with large multi-national organisations to find better ways of working through our total communications solutions. We enable them do ‘more with less’ by empowering their people to work more flexibly, simply and efficiently to ensure their business is built on firm connectivity foundations. Across our global fixed and mobile networks, cloud-based hosting platforms, Internet of Things solutions, technical expertise and professional services offerings, we can connect global organisations in a rapid changing world to ensure they stay agile and competitive – wherever in the world they do business. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

The Role:

The DevOps Manager will be responsible and accountable for the complete BAU Operations of Enterprise IT Service. The role will be managing between 10-20 DevOps teams across the Enterprise IT. The DevOps Manager will implement, support and harmonize DevOps processes across the DevOps Support teams (L1,L2, L3 and development for small changes), for Vodafone Group Enterprise IT. The role will be responsible to ensure the best reactive approach of the support teams to Production Incidents. The DevOps manager will work closely with the Business and the other branches of the delivery factory as well as the Delivery teams.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Manage the e2e Operations of Enterprise IT Services in Production through the DevOps teams.

  • Ensures regular monitoring of regular processes and day to day jobs execution for smooth running of all Enterprise IT applications

  • Active participation in operations strategy &implementation driving quality and efficiency including best practices & metrics for system operations

  • Assures proper tracking and reporting of all Enterprise IT systems related to measurements including system health reports, outage reports, L1, L2, predictive analysis, and management/operating summaries

  • Responsible & service owner for Vodafone Group Enterprise IT applications in (Sell, Build, RUN & Data domain)

  • Responsible for all 7/24 Level 2 Operations in a proactive manner (Deployments, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, SLA/OLA Management, Service Capacity Management, Service Opex Management, Service Incident Management, Service Problem Management, Licensing, etc.) for the corresponding services

  • To ensure appropriate measurement and reporting of service performance, usage and availability is in place in order to analyse the trends to identify and prioritize improvements

  • Implementing correct measurement of capacity demands

  • Implementing DevOps tools and life cycle on responsible services.

  • Implementing Operational automation processes.

  • Enable successful DevOps (Agile Operations) by transition the code from Dev/ Test to Staging until Production.

  • Create and maintain fully automated CI build processes for different technology used by our services

  • Responsible for ensuring the vision and implementation of CI that effectively ensure project visibility, and report against delivery metrics.

  • Function as the escalation point for every P1Incident across the production Operations

  • Ensure the DevOps teams are adequately managing of high and critical priority incidents in production

  • Ensure high quality of solutions, security, performance and operational requirements are met

  • Mentor - provide guidance, training, and problem-solving support to team members

  • Identify opportunities for automation and architecture simplification

  • Deploy automate, and maintain cloud-based solutions

  • Lead and execute effort to integration DevOps on the services that are using cloud platforms

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Improve DevOps environment / team with technical initiatives

  • Managing external suppliers

  • Managing IT infrastructure (Including Cloud solutions).

  • Utilise agile methodologies 

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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