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Senior Manager - DevOps Architect

Capgemini

Capgemini

Software Engineering, IT
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

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As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

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Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

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Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.

Get The Future You Want

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Who you'll be working with:

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Our Digital Architects are the architects of positive futures and are at the heart of driving better business outcomes with and for our clients. As part of shaping this future, we use talented Architects to deliver leading-edge digital solutions for our clients, combining a clear understanding of business value and a consultative approach to make the difference.

Working with leading architects, technology consultants and business sector experts, you will be at the heart of delivering profitable outcomes in business- and technology-oriented environments, helping a broad range of private- and public-sector clients to achieve their strategic goals. Our DevOps Architects sit within the Digital Architecture guild, part of the Business Technology practice in Capgemini Invent. We are a dynamic community that values growth, professional development and the ability to make a real difference. We work in diverse multi-disciplinary teams, hand-in-glove with our clients.

Our DevOps Architects play a pivotal role in realising clients’ business outcomes. They are at the forefront of maximising automation for lean software development. They are unbounded thinkers and doers. They reimagine enterprises’ entire operating models recognising the capacity for DevOps to transform business capabilities beyond the software delivery function.

What you’ll bring to the Digital Architecture team:

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The focus of your role, as a Lead DevOps Architect, will be two-fold. You will have the capability to support agile delivery teams to maximise the benefits of software automation, defining development architectures and supporting DevOps adoption. Lead DevOps Architects also set the agenda for clients’ evolution of their entire operating models in pursuit of becoming the agile enterprise.

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events.
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development.
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc.

You will:

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  • Define compelling visions for DevOps and how, through it, Digital Delivery achieves transformational results in the enterprise’s mission
  • Secure executive commitment and funding for adoption of DevOps
  • Define development environment architectures
  • Select appropriate DevOps automation tooling for the context
  • Advise and guide implementation and integration of DevOps toolchain
  • Participate in defining delivery operating models and development methods
  • Contribute to establishing an Agile delivery culture and the place of DevOps within it
  • Conduct quality and lean process improvement – applying Design Thinking for review of development processes to determine failure risks, waits, bottlenecks and develop automation improvements
  • Maintain familiarity with emerging and leading practices and tooling
  • Communicate with both business and IT teams at all levels to ensure alignment and either change the solution or pivot when necessary
  • Utilise data-driven decision making and build appropriate recommendations for your client
  • Cultivate strong relationships among working teams and have exposure to senior leadership
  • Be responsible for developing our business, carrying a personal sales target of £1m
  • Develop our next generation of digital architects through formal line management and informal mentoring, coaching and learning development

You will collaborate with:

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  • Our Digital Factories Tribe to advise on adoption of DevOps tooling, create environments through DevOps to support software delivery by engineers
  • Our Digital Acceleration Tribe to develop DevOps opportunities and advise on delivery operating models to exploit the potential of DevOps

To be part of this team, you will have a mixture of the following experience:

Selection, architecture definition, implementation and use of:

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  • Automated CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins, TeamCity, GitLab CI etc.
  • Infrastructure automation and provisioning tooling such as Terraform
  • Compliance and security in CI/CD
  • Orchestration and creation of containers such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm
  • Productivity, Knowledge and Collaboration tooling
  • Experience of DevOps on leading cloud platforms such as Azure, GCP, AWS, Oracle Cloud
  • Digital delivery/development Target Operating Models, including orientation to the enterprise’s value motivation and value outcome
  • Establishment of new ways of working, achieving cultural change and winning hearts and minds
  • Software development, testing, configuration management
  • Agile delivery methods and ceremonies
  • Business and investment case development
  • Proactive client proposal development

Why Capgemini is unique

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At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 4th year running, placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2024.

The work

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time

Collaboration and Innovation

We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together.

Learning and Development

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

CSR

We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 10th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

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Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.

We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.

In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/