Head of Infrastructure - Finance Software

Client Server Ltd.
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Infrastructure (Linux Windows VMWare Citrix XenApp Cisco). Global leading financial software house that supplies algorithmic trading platforms and trade execution services to major financial institutions and investment banking clients worldwide is seeking a skilled Head of Infrastructure to head up Infrastructure for the European region.

As Head of Infrastructure you will liaise with senior management to discover requirements, create and drive a comprehensive infrastructure strategy for the three main areas the team is responsible for: the production SaaS platform; software build pipeline and the office IT / desktop support function. You'll be responsible for managing a team of seven engineers including system administrators, network engineers and DevOps. You'll control the infrastructure budget for Europe and liaise with department heads in the US, Singapore and India, particularly focussing on a project to standardise the firms infrastructure globally to provide and collaborative streamlined service for global clients.

Amazing offices with fantastic views of the City, a fun, relaxed working
environment - casual dress code and regular social events.

*Experience in a similar position
*Strong team leadership experience, able to provide mentoring to a diverse team
*Strong technical background with a strong knowledge of most the following: Cisco networking (nexus, Catalyst, Firepower), Linux and Windows virtualised environments (VMWare, vSphere, Citrix XenApp); VPN; configuration management and source control tools; build environment including CI/CD (Jenkins) and containerisation (Docker, Kubenetes)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

As Head of Infrastructure you can expect to earn a competitive salary (to £100k) plus bonus and benefits package including pension, private medical and dental insurance, season ticket loan, life cover, childcare vouches, gym subsidy, cycle to work scheme, 25 days holiday (in addition to the bank holidays) as well as London discount scheme.

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