HEAD OF PLATFORM SOLUTIONS - BACK OFFICE

Recruiter
Planet Payment
Location
Westhill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1236763063
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.We are PlanetWe help merchants, acquirers and shoppers navigate the complex world of international payments. We founded our company originally to help international shoppers get their money back when they shopped overseas. We set out to simplify this complex payment process. And 30 years later, we are digitising, modernising and upgrading these processes to meet the fast-changing needs of the industry.Now over 1,500 employees in 57 countries spread across five continents, we are an international payment services provider that helps businesses exceed the needs of their international customers.About the Role (Poland or UK)This position is for Head of Platform Solutions - Back End. This is a key leadership role in Planet's Platform & Product Development Organization and will report to the Group Head of Product & Platform Development.This is a newly created role for a technical leader to help ensure the improvement, scalability and support current back-end systems, and future development of new back office solutions (including TRS, AX etc.,).This role can be based in Poland Warsaw or UK, Redhill.What you will doYou will be responsible for Planet's global enterprise data management and delivery function, including data management, middleware and software development.Take the existing team to the next level whilst having worked in a modern IT organization with automation and engineering principles at the core.Provide a quality service to internal business customers and design modern future state data structure and models.Lead the development of our next generation products to market.From time to time you may be required to travel and work from other sites/locations. Candidates should therefore be willing and able to travel to participate in meetings, workshops, and other related activitiesWho you areA solid leader to build and develop a global team We are looking for the best technology and data driven professionals to power the next era of Planet, so if you feel ready for a senior IT job in a challenging, yet supportive environment, please apply.Microsoft Database manager and software engineering delivery manager with Microsoft technologies. What you will needto bring to PlanetExperience and proficiency in SQL (on a variety of database platforms)Strong analytical skills in data analysisExperience with REST, SOAP and JSON API design Good communication, presentation and written skills with the ability to present to both technical and non-technical audiencesExperience with GitHub software development and environment promotion3 years in an IT management role with Enterprise Agile experience>10 years' experience in Microsoft stack development including team management, including but not limited to .NET / SQL Server database technologiesMS Azure application development experienceSolid understanding ETL and ELT tools and processesDemonstrated partnering and communication skills; able to shift readily between technical and non-technical terminology depending on audienceExperience and proficiency in requirements elicitation and documentation for data processingExperience and proficiency in developing and implementing automated test and CI / CD pipelinesProficiency acquiring, organizing, cleansing and manipulating large amounts of dataProven sense of responsibility and the ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple prioritiesAble to create solution and system designBachelor's Degree in a technical subject is desirableBudget and P&L managementFluent in English with another European / Foreign language is advantageous but not essentialYour skills and our Values We search for betterYou are creative, curious and look for new ways of doing thingsCreative intelligence is your key competencyWe celebrate differencesYou are appreciative of people, and recognise the strength in othersYou inspire through appreciationWe go beyond expectationsYou are bold, open with your ideas, and are at your best every dayYou drive for resultsWe grow togetherYou are collaborative, you care and you are humbleYou build the best teams, bringing people togetherFind out more here: If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!Full time

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