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Head of Cloud Data Services

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  • Sector:

    Data, Analytics & Insights

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  • Salary:

    £130000.00 - £150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Wood

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Head of Cloud Data Services

This role will be instrumental in implementing the architecture and the engineering processes and best practices to provide data services in the public cloud for a large financial services organisation.

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 Provide technical leadership in the design of highly complex cloud systems, develop and be the advocate for new cloud native solutions to undefined system needs, where no solution is available within the technical community

You will need experience in professional software development, designing and creating highly available cloud systems, and have the ability to implement cloud strategies

  • 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.