Head of IT & cloud operations (DevOps)- Strategy & Architecture

Recruiter
Talent Point Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of IT & cloud operations (DevOps)- Strategy & Architecture Do you love technology and problem-solving? Then this is the perfectopportunity for you! Following the recent investment of over $50,000,000 thisinternationally renowned and rapidly scaling cloud first mobile securitysoftware provider is looking for a Head of IT operations position as thecompany rapidly scale their current infrastructure to cope with recent growth. With offices in London and the US and over 500 clients worldwide theseguys are pioneers in what they do and are leading the market with theirsoftware which is changing the way companies are defending themselvesfrom security vulnerabilities in their mobile applications. The company is on the bleeding edge of technology with a data-heavybackend using machine learning to predict and detect security threats.Additionally, they are accepting of the latest principle around 'devops'and have a fully automated infrastructure as code/ automate deploymentpipeline with the application completed hosted in AWS. Given the recent growth, the company is looking for a Head of ITOperations to join the company and take full ownership of their currentoperations/ infrastructure team to lead an initial team of 10 which isset to grow. The role will be predominantly managerial supporting andmanaging the team which currently reports into the CTO to free up timefor him to focus on product and strategy. The remit of the role extends to support and maintain high availabilityin the company's web and mobile applications and using your experienceto implement new processes to drive efficiencies and increase thescalability of the current infrastructure as the company continues toscale and grow. Therefore, part of the role will be hands on acting as afinal point of escalation for the team and being involved inimplementing and researching new technologies that could help this. What do they need? *Strong experience supporting high availability internet facing applications. *Strong Linux operations experience *Strong knowledge around cloud technologies: AWS, Rackspace or google cloud *Good knowledge around networking/ security. *Strong understanding around 'devops' and automated deployment. Overall, you do not need to be an expert in every facet but the companyhas very high engineering standards and everyone who works here lovestechnology and is a technologist at heart! Therefore, anyone coming inmust love working, researching and implementing the latest technologies. They are currently working with a number of new technologies such asDocker, ELK and terraform which are technologies you will get to work on. As mentioned specific experience with different technologies is notrequired but they are looking for someone who has worked on supportingand managing large scale cloud hosted applications in a fast paced rapiddeployment environment. The company are scaling hugely at the moment and this is the perfectposition for someone to immediately move their career into a Head of IToperations position working closely with the CTO to move your careertowards a C level position very quickly. Alongside career progression you can guarantee you will get to workwith the latest technologies and working with someone of the mostexceptional engineers to really help drive the growth of the businesswho are positively tackling a massive worldwide issue at the moment inregards to mobile vulnerabilities. Brilliant role! Apply now. No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds ofgender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexualorientation. Talent Point Ltd is a member of the Recruitment andEmployment Confederation (REC) 00072652, an equal-opportunity employerand does not discriminate against these or any other class protected byapplicable law. KEY WORDS: Infrastructure manager, head of infrastructure, Head of IToperations, Linux, AWS, Rackspace, Google cloud, azure, devops, puppet,chef or ansible, ELK, kibana, log stash, docker, Kubernetes, Devopsmanager, Networking, - provided by Dice AWS, AZURE, CLOUD, DOCKER, INTERNET, LINUX, MACHINE LEARNING, MOBILE, PUPPET

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