Senior Dev Ops Engineer

Anywhere remotely - UK, US and Canada | Full-time | Allows remote


Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Anywhere remotely - UK, US and Canada

Full-time, Allows Remote

We are looking for a deeply experienced, hands-on tech lead to finalize the architecture and lead a critical project that will design, develop, and deploy a high traffic web-based open source project hosting service. This web service will have visibility and engagement across the entire Arm ecosystem. The ideal candidate will ensure a scalable and secure architecture for the solution and lead a diverse team to build, deploy and oversee this state-of-the-art hosting service operationally. This service will integrate a number of significant commercial SaaS components such as Git, an artifact server and an SSO integration solution.


Job Summary:  

In this role you will be the technical team leader of a small Developer Services development and production operations team. You will provide technical leadership for a globally visible cloud-based Developer Services engagement with Linaro customers and members.  This is also a hands-on role for a senior engineer with experience in this technical domain.

The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for all deliverables and the operational excellence of the production system. Your extensive experience in architecting and building complex cloud-based solutions and providing technical leadership will be key to ensuring our devops team will deliver a robust, secure solution on time and on budget.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Leadership skills to successfully organize and direct a small devops team.
  • Direct interaction with our customers at management level.
  • Primary technical contact between Linaro, our customers and our hosted solutions partners.
  • Lead and manage a globally distributed team of employees and contractors.
  • Responsible for planning and successfully completing work to agreed milestones.
  • Organized, a strong attention to detail, and a passion for quality when delivering product.


Required skills and experience:

  • Self motivated and disciplined.   Ability to work from home.
  • Strong English language communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent team leadership skills and experience leading small teams. 
  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience dealing with clients.
  • Comfortable in setting and meeting goals in a schedule-driven environment.
  • Familiar with fast-paced agile projects.


Required Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Experience working doing full stack design and development.
  • Hands on experience building and deploying software in a devops environment.
  • Hands-on experience supporting, administering and auditing Linux systems.
  • Design, implementation and auditing of automation workflows.
  • Experience with SSO and multi-factor authentication and at least one of SAMLor OpenID.
  • Familiarity with OWASP secure programming guidelines and tools or similar tools.
  • Experience with secure web development.
  • Experience with the integration of web based software and services via REST APIs.
  • Design of secure REST APIs.
  • Familiar with client side web programming (Javascript, AJAX, jQuery, Bootstrap)
  • Thoroughly familiar with command line git and git hosting services (GitLab, GitHub).

Desired technical skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with open source development tools and methodologies.
  • Familiar with Jira, Jira Service Desk, and Jira Confluence.
  • Experience working with open source communities.
  • Successfully submitted code to upstream projects.
  • Extensive experience with multiple languages (Python, Ruby, Java preferred).


Light travel (some international) required.  Includes two Linaro Connect events. Possibly meetings and/or development sprints at customer sites, and key community events.