Head of Platform Engineering
I am currently recruiting for a Head of Platform Engineering for a growing client of mine in Central London.
This is a unique role due to its mixture of management and hands on leadership. You will be personally accountable for ensuring that your team is delivering a secure, resilient and highly available environment, as well as involvement in the overall design and architecture of the infrastructure required to deliver this.
I am looking for an individual who is genuinely passionate about what they do, always striving to improve the way they and their team work and providing a truly first-class service to their clients.
You will have overall responsibility for the end to end health of their systems and services operating on 24/7 availability.
Due to working across Software Engineering, Data, Product Management and Architecture you will need to be an excellent leader and communicator ensuring you are pivotal to the success of the wider business.
This role will help to drive operations, automation and moving from on-premise infrastructure to cloud service providers (AWS).
You will be joining an established technology team however this is a newly created role to focus purely on the Platform side of the business where you will inherit an existing team and look to grow this.
Key skills / experience:
- Hand-On DevOps background
- Docker, Kubernetes (Containerisation Experience)
- People Manager - good team culture, global management experience
- API capabilities, User interface, (someone who knows how to manage that platform)
- Suitable candidate will have experience of working with SaaS products
If this sounds like a role you are interested in, or you require more information, then please send through an up to date CV.
Alternatively if this isn't for you, but you know someone who may be interested then please pass on my details as we offer an excellent referral scheme.
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