Senior Vice President - Public Cloud Service

£120000 - £140000 per annum



We are looking for leadership level candidates who can face off against the business and stakeholders and have conversations at all levels. We prefer candidates who have previous experience in FS environments.

They are embarking on a large on-premises to cloud migration and looking for candidates at AVP/VP levels who have experience rolling this out across a full migration project, with knowledge of public cloud such as AWS GCP.

They are interested in candidates who may have python or Java within an Event-Driven Microservices Architecture type environment.

Provide relational and NoSQL databases, caching technologies, messaging and search productions in the 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 favours automation, suitability, 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

Basic Qualifications

· Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent experience

· Hands-on experience developing and engineering software and consumer-facing applications

· Experience developing and scaling JAVA REST services, using frameworks such as Spring

· Experience in modern microservices architectures and deployments

· Experience working in a distributed, cloud-based environment using Azure/AWS/GCP (Docker/Kubernetes)

· Experience with cloud infrastructure and data services (compute, storage, networking and others)

· Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices and frameworks

· Experience working with cloud-based relational and NoSQL databases

· Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation using unit testing and behavioural testing frameworks

· Familiarity with DevOps and SRE practices

· Experience with modern SDLC tools, branching strategies, and ability to develop and enforce CI/CD practices

· Familiarity with Domain-Driven Design and Event-Driven Architectures

· Knowledge of front-end stack, best practices, frameworks and overall architecture

· Strong analytical skills

· Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills

· Experience working with Linux/UNIX, Docker

· Experience as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certifications are also a plus.)

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


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