Containerization and Platform Lead - Leeds - Hybrid - Inside IR35

Leeds, England  ‐ Hybrid


Kubernetes Apache Kafka Automation DevOps Scripting Unix Linux Infrastructure Management Real Time Data Python (Programming Language) Terraform Research Debugging Engineering Maintenance Streamline System Safety Containerization


Job Title: Containerization and Platform Lead
Location: Leeds, UK (Hybrid: 2x - 3x days onsite)
Duration: 6 - 12 Months Rolling Contract
Employment Type: Inside IR35
Budget: £400 - £450 per day, All inclusive

We're seeking a skilled Containerization and Platform Lead to join our team in Leeds. This role, which includes 2x - 3x days a week working onsite, is crucial in steering our containerization efforts and ensuring a robust platform. If you're passionate about DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and possess expertise in Kubernetes and automation scripting, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:
DevOps and IaC:
Demonstrate a strong understanding and practical experience in implementing DevOps principles.
Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code concepts and techniques.

Kubernetes Mastery:
In-depth knowledge of Kubernetes and expertise in Kubernetes resource configuration.
Lead the implementation and maintenance of containerized applications.

Automation Scripting:
Utilize scripting languages such as Terraform, Python, etc., for efficient automation.
Streamline deployment processes and enhance system efficiency.

Real-time Data Technologies:
Apply experience working with real-time data technologies to enhance platform capabilities.

Kafka Troubleshooting:
Troubleshoot knowledge related to Kafka and Kafka Connector.
Ensure the stability and reliability of Kafka-based systems.

Unix/Linux Expertise:
Utilize a strong understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems and tools for investigations and debugging.
Implement best practices for system security and performance.

Qualifications and Skills:
Proven experience in a lead role with a focus on containerization and platform management.
Expertise in DevOps principles and Infrastructure as Code.
In-depth knowledge of Kubernetes and hands-on experience with resource configuration.
Strong automation scripting skills using Terraform, Python, etc.
Experience with real-time data technologies.
Troubleshooting proficiency in Kafka and Kafka Connector.
Understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
Relevant professional certifications are a plus.
Previous experience in a similar role with a focus on containerization and platform leadership.

Note: This role is inside IR35.

If you're a seasoned professional with a passion for containerization, Kubernetes, and platform leadership, we encourage you to apply.
Start date
100% (5 days per week)
6 months
(extension possible)
Published at
Contact person:
Ahmed Nagi
Project ID:
Contract type
60 % remote
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