Head of Infrastructure & InfoSec

Marcus Donald People
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Infrastructure & InfoSec

We are currently working with a managed data service provider, currently recruiting for a Head of Infrastructure & InfoSec to join their London based team and supplement our global London team. This is an excellent opportunity for a Head of Infrastructure & InfoSec to join a well-established firm with a global presence and significant growth potential.

Reporting to the CEO, the role involves (but is by no means limited to):

  • Leadership and management of a global IT team
  • Definition of technology direction to support business and application strategy
  • Development, improvement, optimisation and operations of our global IT infrastructure and information security technology
  • Continuous improvement of our global IT/IS policies, processes, standards and procedures
  • Support of business initiatives (response to RFIs etc) with respect to IT security, disaster recovery, policies, processes and procedures

To be considered for this role you will have the following qualifications and skills:
  • A deep understanding of all areas of IT infrastructure and Information Security
  • Experience with the design of information systems to meet application/business requirements
  • Extensive experience of building IT solutions using on-premise and cloud technologies, particularly AWS and Azure
  • A good understanding of Microsoft technologies
  • Practical experience of setting up IT and Security policies, processes, standards and procedures in a global organisation
  • Knowledge of appropriate infrastructure monitoring and management systems and experience of implementation
  • Proven project management skills and familiarity with a known project management methodology
  • Experience of team leading/management in an IT environment
  • 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area


  • General understanding of application programming principles, and web and software applications
  • Experience with a DevOps approach to release management
  • Understanding of financial markets

Please send across your CV to apply for the position with interviews to follow.

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/83242203

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