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Head of IT Operations Azure - FinTech

Job Title: Head of IT Operations Azure - FinTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15641/A/KS/201020_1603204173
Contact Name: Management Team
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Head of IT Operations (Azure) *Remote Interview WfH Flexible*. Are you seeking a challenging role where you can make an impact?

Global Foreign Exchange provider is seeking a technologist Head of IT Operations with an indepth knowledge of Azure.

As the Head of IT Operations you'll manage a team of around ten engineers encompassing Infrastructure, Networking, DBAs and procurement specialists, reporting to the CTO. The primary focus of the team is to support development, staging and production environments, working closely with software development teams.

There's a Microsoft C# .Net tech stack - the company has recently migrated to Azure, one of your main responsibilities will be to facilitate the adoption of cloud / SaaS based products, providing subject matter expertise. You'll define and manage the change management standards for the operating environments and lead the delivery of IT operations projects. Much of your role will be around strategy, budget and management of key suppliers and vendors as well as oversight of the IT procurement process.

You'll be a point of escalation for your team and manage overall team performance, setting personal development goals and facilitating training.

The company is currently operating completely remotely and plans to do so for the foreseeable; when it is possible to get back to the office you'll be based in the South West London for approximately 50% of the week with the rest work from home.

*You have a breadth and depth of experience as an IT Operations Manager with strong leadership experience
*You have a strong knowledge of Azure with experience of managing Cloud migrations and Azure in production
*You have experience of overseeing production environments in Data Centres and public Cloud
*You have experience of managing and negotiating operational budgets and vendor relationships
*You have a good understanding of modern development environments including IaC (Terraform), networking and the Microsoft stack (AD, Exchange, SQL Server, SCCM)
*You have excellent communication skills, a strong sense of ownership and are driven to succeed

As Head of IT Operations you will earn a competitive salary (to £100k) plus bonus and benefits including pension, private medical care and much more.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Head of IT Operations opportunity.