Infrastructure Director/ up to £90,000 / London

Franklin Bates Limited
United Kingdom
up to £90,000
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Director/ up to £90,000 / London Are you looking for the next opportunity to utilise your specialist skills as an Infrastructure Director to assist a unique business to further build their brand? - If so, keep reading! Franklin Bates are working with a global supply chain/logistics organisation who are specialists in their niche market and are looking for an Infrastructure Director to head up the infrastructure team and advance them towards a DevOps environment. As an extremely well-recognised and globally renowned eCommerce and customer centric supply chain organisation, this business offers huge growth potential to any successful candidate. You will become part of an innovative creation and get your hands on some cutting-edge products, influenced by interesting and dynamic people. They are looking for forward thinking, business savvy and worldly candidates with a particular interest and background in Infrastructure and DevOps. You will be a key part of the business and will need to have a solid background in Cloud, Virtualisation, Systems Administration, DevOps and Automation. You will be the principal expert in infrastructure and getting the best out of your team and the systems they use. Role requirements: - You will prepare, plan and manage the operation and implementation of international IS systems - The role involves direct line management of three teams; Technical, IT and Infrastructure. - Manage infrastructure supporting business critical applications - Budget management - Owning a 24/7 support function with a global customer base - Working in a variety of Cloud environments, - Virtualisation, Disaster Recovery and High Availability environments - An environment with a wide variety of different tech contribution to the overall Infrastructure - Being a true leader and successfully secure buy-in from both your team and the wider business units as a whole - Ensure that Tech Infrastructure can confidently accommodate the aggressive global growth plans - Improve Configuration Management process across the team Longer term goals: - Start the transition into a DevOps environment - Streamline the teams to ensure all process is mapped out, defined and where needs-be secure buy-in from the business - Be a public face of the function to the outside world - both customers and also to the business. Skills, Knowledge and qualifications: - Experience working as an Infrastructure Manager/Director - Extensive IT experience in an Enterprise environment - Strong knowledge and experience of infrastructure best practices - Strong written and presentational skills - Good stakeholder management skills and be able to influence individuals and teams in areas where knowledge and understanding may be minimal - Have a Logistics background - Import/Export and Customs Experience - Courier or Freight Industry The role is based in an accessible part of London and is offering an extremely competitive salary up to £90,000 depending on experience. Please apply if you are interested in hearing more about and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Infrastructure / DevOps / Cloud / Virtualisation / Systems Administration / Automation / eCommerce / Supply Chain / Logistics / Agile / London
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