Head of Cloud Services

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Up to £105000.00 per annum

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    Conor Mahon

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    4 months ago

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Head of Cloud Services - £105,000 Basic + Excellent Benefits - North West
Azure, AWS, DevOps, O365, Strategy, Budget Responsibility
We are looking for an experienced IT professional who has extensive Cloud experience to take on the role as Head of Cloud Services. This will include the build, design, and operation of the strategic hosting environments in hyper-scale public cloud providers as well as its on premises hosting infrastructure.

The Head of Cloud Services will play a critical role in design, build and operation for the strategic hosting environments in hyper-scale public Cloud providers as well as its on premises hosting infrastructure. You will do this in partnership with peers within the company such as the Head of Security, Head of Support Services & Head of Infrastructure Services as well as others.

You will lead the Hybrid Cloud Services function of circa 100 people with 5 direct reports which is focused on providing portfolio of hosting products and services to support the transformation of applications and Infrastructure.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following key skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience of design and engineering techniques to support mission critical data at high availability and secure management
  • Experience with but not limited to SecOps, DevOps, Azure, AWS, and Hybrid Cloud Services will be highly beneficial
  • Extensive technical understanding of the cloud platforms to be able to deal with escalations and make judgement calls to support the team
  • Extensive experience in design, delivery and support of Cloud infrastructure services, with real-world experience of delivery into Public and Private sector organisations
  • Experience of transitioning cloud native and legacy IT services into cloud and moving IT services between providers
  • Experience of managing multiple disciplinary agile teams consisting of internal teams and 3rd parties
  • Deep grasp of Cloud and Datacentre technology coupled with a background of delivery complex programmes
  • Expert level knowledge and successful track record of design, build and operations of Cloud and Datacentre technologies in large scale organisations
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps methodologies and tooling that are needed to manage modern estate infrastructure
  • Effective technology transformation background and demonstrable use of Agile practices as part of infrastructure build
  • Ability to work in complex, multi stakeholder environments with credible leadership of change and Technology expertise. Effective communication at multiple levels including business leaders, C-level management and engineers
  • Focus and aptitude for delivering business value, coupled with strategic thinking, robust planning skills and financial management ability

For immediate consideration or confidential chat please apply now.