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Lead Dev Ops Engineer – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

The Dev Ops Engineer will provide infrastructure support for the development teams building the BSS/OSS for Freedom Fibre’s wholesale fibre platform, and will lead and manage a team of DevOps Engineers.


  • Operate the infrastructure for OSS/BSS on public or private clouds to support the development teams with their applications goals

  • Create Infrastructure as Code patterns to both speed and smooth software deployment

  • Design appropriate infrastructure, within the dev teams requirements, to provide new services and capabilities on the BSS/OSS platform

  • Support the testing team with integration testing to smooth the deployment of APIs with new partner organisations.

  • Build data operations functions to evidence performance and aid in monitoring and diagnosis

  • Implement appropriate security controls to maintain ISO27001 certification and comply with telecommunications regulations.

  • Day-to-day management and supervision of the DevOps Engineers teams.

Reporting To

Head of IT Development


IT & Development

Person Specification

Qualifications (desirable)

  • Relevant university degree

  • AWS Certification

Relevant Experience

  • Public Cloud Platforms

  • AWS

  • Private Cloud (MAAS, OpenStack) (desirable)

  • Telecoms (desirable)

Aptitude, skills and abilities

  • Software Development Skills

  • Linux Server Ops

  • Terraform (desirable)

  • Kubernetes (desirable)

  • Version Control (GitHub/GitLab)

  • CI/CD Pipelines

Personal attributes

  • Methodical approach

  • Attention to detail

Our Ideal fit

Someone who is a team player, they must be willing to roll their sleeves up from time to time, to take this business from a start up to an industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere. You will be encouraged to speak out and contribute wherever you feel you have something to offer. We are flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work/life balance, that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private health care and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre are an Equal Opportunities Employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees. We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone, from any background can reach their full potential without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of our people is positively valued.

Place of work

The place of work will be offices in Irlam, near Manchester.

Still Interested?


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