Head of Platform Services

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  • Location:

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    IT Leadership

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Weston

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Head of Platform Services

Head of Platform Services required by a leading financial services company based in Leeds on an initial 6-month contract paying £600 - £800 per day depending on experience.

The Head of Platform Services will be responsible for establishing infrastructure platform services such as patching as a service, monitoring as a service and database as a service, whilst also enhancing continuous delivery and integration capabilities.

The Head of Platform Services must have the following:

-Experience establishing and running a successful engineering function for a large blue-chip organisation.
-10+ years of experience in Software and Infrastructure Architecture.
-Knowledge of Configuration Management and Public cloud.
-Strong knowledge of SQL, Microsoft Automation, PowerShell, Chef and Azure Public Cloud.
-Experience of Infrastructure automation.
-Experience of working in DevOps environments.
-Knowledge of infrastructure as code.
-Experience with cloud and infrastructure security.
-Experience with design and architecture using modern design patterns in a cloud environment.
-Experience with Cloud models such as Iaas, PaaS and SaaS.
-Relevant Cloud Architecture certifications such as AWS or Azure.
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Excellent stakeholder management skills.

If you are interested in this position, please send through an up to date copy of your CV for review.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.