IT Director

Curve Group Holdings Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Director

Based Central London

Reporting: Chief Operations Officer and Group Transformation Officer

Are you passionate about technology? Are you someone who rolls up their sleeves and get things done, bringing people together to get to the right outcome? Ownership, accountability and delivery are key in this role.

If these terms resonate with you, this position could be just what you are looking for.

Role Objectives:

* Oversee the day to day management and operations for all IT systems, data and infrastructure
* Devise and establish IT policies and procedures
* Oversee systems and data architecture decisions, for internal as well as future customer-facing products
* To develop and maintain the IT strategy in line with stakeholder needs and in keeping up with current best practice

To be successful to will need to be able to demonstrate:

* Good understanding of systems architecture models and principles e.g. APIs, SOA, Microservices, loosely-coupling of systems etc
* Be a Cloud evangelist
* Good understanding and belief in DevOps and agile development techniques
* Knowledge of best practice security principles
* Have a innovative mindset focusing on delivery business value through technology
* Ability to describe technical concepts in a non-technical way
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong leadership and mentoring skills

Experience Requirements:

* Strong all-round technical knowledge (e.g. infrastructure, networking, server technology, security, Office 365 etc)
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud – Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service
* Experience of architecting and designing complex ecosystems including data modelling, ETL and interface design
* At least five years’ experience leading an IT team supporting a complex environment
* At least three years’ experience working with Microsoft Azure
* Significant experience working with external suppliers and partners, including high-value contract negotiations
* Creation and presentation of business cases to Senior Management / Boards
* Experience within a large corporate organisation or management consultancy in a senior management/leadership position

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