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DevOps Team Lead

Lisbon (Hybrid)

Shield is a global startup, with offices in Tel-Aviv, New-York, London, and Lisbon. 

We’re growing and looking for another important piece of the puzzle. 

Is it you? 

The ideal candidate is passionate about propelling our development and deployment processes forward, using automation, adopting best practices, and the latest cloud and container orchestration technologies. This role is tailor-made for those who can blend leadership skills with hands-on technical expertise and a team-oriented approach to elevate our DevOps operations and weave DevOps methodologies throughout our software development lifecycle.

We can’t promise it will be easy, but it is exciting and most importantly – FUN. 

Let’s get down to business.

 What you’ll do: 

  • Establish and nurture a culture of excellence within the DevOps team, promoting best practices, effective work processes, and methodologies. Lead by example and mentor the team to foster a collaborative and high-performing environment.
  • Set clear team goals and priorities in alignment with organizational objectives. Ensure resources are available and allocated efficiently to meet project timelines and deliverables.
  • Recruit, train, and develop team members, providing guidance and support to enhance their skills and career progression. Encourage continuous learning and adaptability to new technologies and methodologies.
  • Direct the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of CI/CD pipelines and automation frameworks. Guarantee the application release process is optimized, scalable, and error-free.
  • Foster strong relationships with software development, QA, and other teams to ensure DevOps practices are integrated throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Lead initiatives to continually advance the team’s tooling, automation, and best practices capabilities. Identify and implement innovative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for DevOps-related issues, guiding the team through technical challenges and advocating for DevOps principles across the organization.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years in DevOps roles, with a proven track record of technical expertise.
  • At least 2 years in a leadership role, demonstrating effective team management, mentorship, and strategic planning.
  • Extensive knowledge of Kubernetes and containerization technologies
  • Experience in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, Go, or Java.
  • Deep understanding of DevOps and GitOps principles, CI/CD methodologies, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with tools like Terraform or Crossplane.
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud services, particularly AWS, including best practices in security and compliance.
  • Excellent communication abilities to coordinate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience with MLOps is an advantage.

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