Senior DevOps Lead

Posted Date 2 months ago
Location Riyadh
Discipline Information Technology
Job Reference 31309
Salary 0.0
Senior DevOps Lead
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Role Type: Permanent

In a digital age where the nearly infinite and extravagant availability of data presents unlimited opportunities, our client is a key enabler in leveraging this resource, as it is among the first Saudi companies dedicated to offering market-leading Data Science and AI products and solutions. Our client empowers aspiring businesses and dynamic governments across industries to become data-driven, allowing them to optimize operations, enhance efficiency, and augment decision-making.

As Head of DevOps, you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of automated, efficient, and high-performance delivery systems for a large organization. They will have extensive experience in both development and operations, as well as full-stack expertise.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide cloud-based continuous delivery solutions and have experience with the core cloud provider management tools.
  • Design and implement Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins, GitHub connections, Azure DevOps, Git-lab, and others.
  • Use configuration management automation tools like Azure DevOps to build continuous delivery systems.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining high-performance production environments using techniques like vertical, horizontal scaling, implementing caching systems, and database clustering.
  • Manage database clusters, log stacks, etc. ELK and experience configuring and managing services on Docker Containers, Kubernetes, or Docker Swarm.
  • Use industry Continuous Delivery patterns and collaborate to achieve successful continuous delivery solutions.
  • Coach and mentor team members, clearly explaining complex solutions and leading and teaching junior staff.
  • Manage DataOps, ensuring efficient and reliable data pipelines and data governance practices are in place.
  • Lead the management and maintenance of SaaS platforms, ensuring high availability and performance of the systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement data architecture, data pipeline, and data governance strategies.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize the performance of SaaS platforms and implement necessary changes for scalability and reliability.

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science or other suitable majors.

Preferred Business Skillset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G-Suite.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Software Development.
  • Exposure to ERP systems (such as Zoho).
Software Knowledge Required:
  • Experience in designing and managing large, complex software operations.
  • Strong experience scripting installation, configuration, and provisioning in Python, Java, C#, or another high-level language.
  • Proven experience with configuration management automation tools, Continuous Integration tools, and cloud-based delivery solutions.
  • Strong understanding of high-performance production environments, caching systems, database clustering, and containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Strong experience in managing DataOps and SaaS platforms, with a solid understanding of data governance and data pipeline best practices.