Cloud Development ManagerCanary Wharf6 months initially £ - Competitive Our client requires, 1 Cloud Development Manager to work on site in London on an initial 6 month contract.We are looking for a self-motivated and driven technologist, able to work and manage teams in a globally distributed environment and in collaboration with other technologists, product and proposition managers at all levels. The candidate will preferably have professional experience in a development management role and have extensive, working experience with cloud-native application development and cloud database technologies. The role will be based in the UK reporting into the Head of Data Distribution Technology.Key Responsibilities Lead a distributed team of engineers to define, scope, deliver and maintain data distribution capabilities to cloud-based big data and analytics platformsSet best-practices and standards for cloud database distribution and development across the broader EDP product engineering organisation and lead the communication / collaboration across this communityIdentify and recommend opportunities to optimise the delivery model / processes and executionEffectively and proactively identify, plan and resolve key program risks. Identify program/project is "off track" to plans and take immediate corrective actionsEffectively manage stakeholders at all levels through proactive, transparent communicationsRequired Skills/Experience Accomplished technologist with previous success delivering cloud-native applications or products on one of the major vendor cloud platforms (Azure, Google, AWS)Extensive background / working knowledge of developing applications in Java and/or Python and one of the following technologies: AWS (EC2, ECS/EKS, S3, Lambda, IAM, Aurora, API Gateway etc.); cloud database technologies (AWS RDS, Aurora, Postgres, Azure SQL, etc.); CI/CD, infrastructure-as-code technologies (Terraform, CloudFormation)Solid technical background with understanding of programming styles, frameworks, design patterns and unit testing.Background in product and development life-cycles - across product definition, software development, production implementation and support operations. Robust experience applying best practice Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.Please forward CVs in the first instance to Leigh Sproston.