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Head of Infrastructure

Job Title: Head of Infrastructure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15021/A/JR/130320_1584102394
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Head of Infrastructure (Cloud Ruby Linux Go). One of the largest data-streaming companies in the world is seeking an accomplished technologist to head up their growing Infrastructure division and enhance their capabilities to shape the future of the internet. They are responsible for streaming billions of real-time messages to millions of end-users for thousands of developers across the world.

As the Head of Infrastructure you'll make an impact through owning all aspects of the infrastructure services which support the compute capacity, networking and all ancillary services required to power the core services and support the software development lifecycle. You'll have the opportunity to construct an in depth understanding of the product you are working on through end to end involvement from inception to production of consumer apps, with the autonomy to influence development as you see fit.

In this Head of Infrastructure role you'll promote the adoption of best practice across your team of talented engineers, inspiring a culture of technical excellence in your work and across the team, ensuring all code created is fit for purpose.

This is an ideal opportunity for a passionate, accomplished technologist to take the next step up in their career, work with diverse, contemporary technology (they are a cloud-native business, with infrastructure written in Ruby and Go) and be an impactful leader.

*You have a strong understanding of large scale operations on public cloud infrastructure (AWS)
*You have an established record of software development in production systems
*You have strong Linux and systems administration skills
*You have experience with open source languages (specifically Ruby and Go is highly advantageous)
*You're an impactful leader who can inspire a team in a positive, constructive way
*Desirable: experience with containerisation / Docker, orchestration with Kubernetes or similar frameworks

As the Head of Infrastructure you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £110k) plus a huge range of benefits, including health insurance, gym membership, regular company away days, a healthy holiday allowance and more. The company places high value on employee freedom and responsibility, and flexible work hours.

If you are interested in accelerating your career as a Head of Infrastructure (Cloud Ruby Linux Go) apply now or call today for a confidential discussion about the role.