Senior Infrastructure Delivery Manager - Financial Services

Recruiter
ARGOS
Location
Blakelands
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Financial ServicesMilton KeynesRefresh your career. Revolutionise Retail Financial Services. We'regoing digital in a big way and giving our customers more of what theywant, when they want it. It's nothing less than a retail revolution -and we need all kinds of talent to lead it.Financial Services is at the heart of this transformation with around 2million customers and growing. You would be joining the Technology teamat a crucial time in our journey. So whether you want to develop yourcareer in IT Service, IT Architecture, IT Development, Risk, Security,or the PMO, there has never been a more exciting time to join us.The Senior Infrastructure Delivery Manager (SIDM) is accountable fordelivering all Infrastructure demand across the AFS regulated businesson time and within budget.What you'll be doing* Partnering with the AFS Leadership Team to define and shape theInfrastructure roadmap for AFS* Partnering with the IT Portfolio Manager and their team supporting theAFS regulated business to apply challenge and rigour to all solutions* Owning, developing and delivering reporting requirements ensuring thesenior management community and key stakeholders are fully appraised onthe status of all demand in flight* Owning the Infrastructure budget and demonstrate shrewd financialplanning and controls. This includes, but is not limited to, drivingdown 3rd Party supplier costs by strong negotiation and wider industryawareness of best practice* Reviewing, advising and recommending solutions for allinfrastructure-related issues and conflicts arising* Identifying, challenging and managing all changes, which arise duringdevelopment and delivery, ensuring that the impact on schedule, cost andquality is controlled and agreed with the Project sponsorHow* Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal andexternal resources assigned to support Infrastructure delivery* Use previous retail and financial services IT experience to deliverProjects to time* Ensure that all parties involved are fully aware of any deliveryissues arising and progress achieved against the agreed schedules and budgets* Utilise expert knowledge and awareness of the infrastructuretechnology deployed to support a regulated financial servicesenvironment, both on-premise and cloud-based, to inform, advise andsupport the IT Portfolio Manager and colleagues across the businessinvolved in Infrastructure delivery to the AFS business* Utilise practical experience gained dealing with the challenges ofdelivering effective disaster recovery and ensuring business continuityin such an environment, to inform, advise and support the IT PortfolioManager and colleagues across the business involved in Infrastructuredelivery to the AFS businessYou* Experience working within a financial services or retail organisation* Sound infrastructure design experience in a technology organisationwith history of delivering scalable, resilient systems and platforms* Exceptional problem solving skills* Familiarity with the workings of retail back end systems* Comfortable working with senior staff, both business and IT* Experience of working with outsource partners and delivering solutionsinto support* Have demonstrable documentation skillsBenefits* Car allowance* Bonus* Company pension - We double your 4% or 5% contribution* Discount at Argos, Sainsbury's and Habitat* Holidays - 24 to 27 with the option to buy up to 10 days per year* Private Healthcare* Sharesave scheme - Risk-free way to buy shares at a discounted rate* Childcare vouchers* Cycle to work scheme* Season Ticket Loan* 2 days paid leave to volunteer to an organisation close to your heart* One professional subscription per year - provided by Dice BUSINESS CONTINUITY, CLOUD, DISASTER RECOVERY

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