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Lead /Principal DevOps Engineer

Posted 13/09/2023

€90000.00 - €110000.00 per annum



IT & Digital

Job Description

MCS Group is thrilled to partner with an innovative tech startup specializing in cutting-edge solutions for enhancing consumer experiences. We are actively searching for a dynamic and seasoned Lead/Principal DevOps Engineer to lead a team of outstanding DevOps experts and champion innovation, efficiency, and excellence in software development and operational processes. If you have a fervor for DevOps, cloud technologies, automation, and inspiring teams to achieve greatness, we encourage you to connect with us!

Position Summary:

As the Lead/Principal DevOps Engineer, you will occupy a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing DevOps practices, processes, and teams. Your close collaboration with cross-functional units will ensure the seamless and efficient lifecycle of software development, deployment, and operations. This hybrid role, situated in Galway, Ireland, offers the flexibility of remote work.

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual compensation in the range of €90,000 to €110,000.
  • Flexible work hours and a hybrid working model.
  • Prospects for acquiring company shares, promoting ownership.
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage.
  • Contributions to a company pension plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the DevOps team in advancing a scalable and dependable platform.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to steer the company's strategic course.
  • Formulate a robust documentation strategy to ensure procedural and process compliance.
  • Strategically determine tool and technology adoption in alignment with business imperatives.
  • Leverage automation, containerization, and orchestration tools to elevate DevOps operations.
  • Institute security best practices, particularly within cloud environments, to safeguard platform security and sustainability.
  • Foster, mentor, and lead a team of DevOps engineers, nurturing a culture of collaboration, innovation, and ongoing enhancement.
  • Promote forward-thinking approaches, remaining at the vanguard of state-of-the-art tools and technologies.


  • A minimum of 8 years of practical experience in software development, with a substantial DevOps focus.
  • A solid grounding in designing and implementing Infrastructure as Code.
  • At least 2 years of involvement in leadership or principal roles within Cloud DevOps.
  • Demonstrated leadership aptitude in the realm of software development.
  • Profound expertise in cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Hands-on familiarity with logging and monitoring tools.
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IaC).

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, kindly submit an updated CV through the provided link or get in touch with Eoin Meehan, Specialist IT Consultant for Ireland, at MCS Group via +35316994279.

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