Technical Solutions Manager - Cloud

Coventry Building Society
Bermuda Park
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

We are looking for a Technical Solutions Manager – Cloud to deliver technical solutions across multiple disciplines, contributing to and aligning with architectural strategy to deliver to project or programme timescales. You will be accountable for the design, build and implementation of technical solutions to meet Business requirements and IT Infrastructure roadmaps.

You will have solid technical background that has led you to be trained and experienced with Cloud environments and Services. As an advocate of Cloud technology you will bring focus and management to delivery of great new Cloud solutions. Team management will be a core part of your experience with the ability to coach and develop individuals, and you have the drive to motivate a new team of Cloud engineers to utilise automation to deliver great products and transition them to the support teams.

Ensure compliance with policies, processes and standards and delivery is to the desired timescales. Manage the key stakeholder expectations by owning the risks and issues associated with their projects, ensuring these are reported and resolved in a timely manner.

CBS has Smarter Working Guidelines and Flexible working policies in place that allow for staff to adapt working hours and locations to help them achieve a strong work/life balance. This means we’re open to a conversation around how this role could work for you.

Essential Skills:

Cloud / Automation, Monitoring and Alerting

  • AWS/Azure
  • Solarwinds/Nagios/SCOM
  • Office 365
  • Server OS platforms (MS/Linux)
  • Awareness of Virtualisation technologies for server and client technologies


  • Knowledge of systems management procedures in a large commercial, mission-critical environment.
  • Capacity planning, performance tuning, proactive monitoring.
  • Change control, release procedures and tools.
  • ITIL based service management framework

Desirable Skills:

  • Powershell scripting
  • Orchestration
  • Knowledge of SAN hardware (NetApp, IBM)
  • Knowledge of networking technologies
  • Server hardware knowledge

About The Company

IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

About the team:

As a team, we work really closely with each other and various areas of IT. This enables us to maintain a ‘family’ feel to what we do; you’ll support, care and succeed together. Within this close-knit team, you’ll have opportunities to grow with us and to play a key part in a thriving, growing organisation – you’ll feel like you belong. Appealing, right?

That’s not all! We’re passionate about what we do, whether this is conducting our key processes, making change happen to procedures or supporting the local community.

You’ll take pride in being here, and to make sure that you can cram all of this into a typical week as a Technical Solutions Manager – Cloud, we are closely aligned to the Society values. These are designed to make sure you’ll do what’s right and we deliver our main promise; putting members first.

What we offer:

  • £41,042 - £61,564
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Annual Bonus