Head of Cloud Data Services

£150000 - £180000 per annum
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Tom Charles

Head of Cloud Data Services.

London/Hybrid.

Salary: £150,000 - £180,000 + Benefits.

No Sponsorship Available

This role will be instrumental in implementing the architecture and the engineering processes and best practices to provide data services in the public cloud. This role is responsible for all data services in public cloud including relational databases, NoSQL databases, BigData, messaging and streaming, and analytics and machine learning.

The ideal candidate has experience in professional software development, designing and creating highly available cloud systems, and has the ability to implement cloud strategy. Advanced industry knowledge is key, as well as knowledge in building an engineering organization.

The role requires a talented technologist with experience engaging with application developers throughout the full development life-cycle – from inception and design to deployment, operation, and iterative development.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide relational and NoSQL databases, caching technologies, messaging and search productions in public cloud.
  • Deliver the tooling and capabilities needed to enable our cloud first strategy.
  • Provide developer-friendly cloud onboarding to new data services users.
  • Engineer and secure data service solutions (self-managed platforms and Cloud Native) that are scalable and highly available.
  • Support new development and initial migration efforts from on-prem databases.
  • Develop, cascade and enforce engineering best practices using modern SDLC that enables CI/CD and favors. automation, auditability, automated testing, infrastructure and policy as code.
  • Provide technical leadership in the design of highly complex cloud systems.
  • Develop and advocate for new cloud native solutions to undefined system needs, where no solution is available within the technical community.
  • Drive client satisfaction by identifying and developing process improvement and automation initiatives while ensuring compliance of solutions to operations roadmap.

Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience developing and engineering software and consumer facing applications.
  • Recent experience leading or building an engineering team within an Agile environment.
  • Proven experience in cloud strategy to include scope, purpose, business case/value, financial analysis, integration with other key programs.
  • Hands-on experience in building distributed / service oriented / microservice-style and cloud based architectures.
  • Strong experience developing modern cloud architectures, working with container platforms, with a special focus on scalability, security and resilience.
  • Experience with modern SDLC tools, branching strategies, and ability to develop and enforce CI/CD practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with new / existing talent.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to provide training to enable individuals to understand and potentially perform roles.
  • Experience with modern tools such as Atlassian (Jira, Confluence).
  • Expertise in multiple version control systems (Git, GitHub, Subversion) and Cloud Foundry development.
  • Experience with configuration management systems.
  • Ability to develop custom tool integrations.
  • Ability to write consistent and published APIs.
  • Experience with software delivery life cycle (development, configuration, testing, deployment), following Agile methodology.
  • Strong knowledge of service management lifecycle from development to retirement.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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