Cloud & Infrastructure Operations Manager

Recruiter
Concept IT
Location
London
Salary
75000.0000
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WORLD LEADING TELECOMS HOUSE is looking for a Cloud focused Operations Manager to accept a new role, within an existing team. You will be joining a FTSE company with a profitable track record & significant growth aspirations. You will be working in a state of the art environment, with cutting edge technology & plush modern offices in the heart of London. Excellent career progression & a first class career at the forefront of the telecoms arena is on offer. This role is to champion cloud services.

Pension + Health Care + Dental Schemes + 25 days holiday (inc to 30 days) + Health Insurance + Childcare vouchers + Season Ticket Loan + PC loan + onsite gym + subsidised onsite restaurant & coffee bar + LARGE Bonus

Cloud & Infrastructure Operations Manager - London City - £75k - £85k

As a Cloud & Infrastructure Operations Manager, your main duties will be:

• Contribute to the success of building and maintaining a world-class cloud infrastructure, with key objectives in the areas utilization, availability, capacity, scalability, performance and security management.

• Championing the optimisation of Cloud and Hosting performance and cost

• Creating and executing roadmaps that direct the movement between current and future states (services, technologies, sourcing, etc.)

• Driving significant improvement in Cloud and Hosting Landscape over the next 2-3 years

• Managing technical performance of the Cloud and Hosting services and collaborating with other application and infrastructure service owners to ensure robust and future proof services.

• Planning, including capacity, demand and performance needs over a 1-5 year horizon.

• Work with the design teams to ensure effective designs and application of the cloud and hosting services.

• Technical escalation point for Major Incidents and service breaches.

• Collect, analyse and report on availability, capacity and performance metrics for infrastructure health.

• Devise and support the DR (disaster recovery) and business continuity plans as defined

• Coordinate and implement security strategies developed by the Security team

• Participate in the management of the monthly vulnerability scans and coordinate the remediation of identified vulnerabilities

• Interface with and provide expertise/guidance to other teams inside and outside of the IT organization, such as Customer Support, Networks and 3rd Party Vendors

• Ensure group adherence to and help mature operational processes (ITIL) and compliance controls.

• Ensure DevOps and automation is applied to facilitate an effective and efficient cloud environment for application delivery and support

• Manage a 20+ person global team

• Responsibility for the global telecoms environment

• Be a key stakeholder in the DaaS initiative

• Play a key role in the UCC workstream in terms of Office 365 and Skype for Business

• Responsibility for current IT applications such as MS Exchange, Citrix, VMware, Netapp storage, Net backup, Oracle, MySQL, Linux and Unix environments

To be successful for this Cloud & Infrastructure Operations Manager role, you need the following Knowledge & Experience

• Extensive systems administration and datacentre experience

• Technical leadership experience (including project management experience)

• Managing IT Operations in a cloud environment.

• Working in a DevOps environment

• Proven history of leading/mentoring Windows and Unix/Linux system administrators

• Proven experience leading support and strategy of an infrastructure environment

• Experience with security monitoring / alerting tools

• Experience in multi-datacentre environments

• Experience with best practices such as ITIL V3

• Experience with Security Frameworks (NIST, SSAE16 / SOC 1 Type II and ISO 27001)

• Lead a team through change, i.e. from an IT on premise environment to the cloud working closely with a Systems Integrator.

• Familiarity with IaaS / PaaS / SaaS / xaaS and Co-Lo Cloud business models, user experience, and multi-tenancy architecture a plus

Don’t miss this great opportunity to join a well-known company that look after their staff.

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