Technical Operations Director
Technical Operations Director (Microsoft .Net Azure). Would you like to take on a high profile role where you can make a real impact, be challenged and progress your career, whilst enjoying perks such as flexible working?
As the Technical Operations Director for this global financial company you will take ownership of the support of all software and solutions consumed by internal users and external clients on the insurance side of the business; you'll be managing a team in Manilla (Philippines) who are responsible for this as well as growing a team in the UK to support the function. Some of the environments have already been moved to the Cloud (Azure) but a number are hybrid or on-premise data centres; you will ensure that all environments are designed, built and run in a robust, secure and scalable manner to best support the applications and solutions.
You will define best practice for Environment and Operational Design (monitoring, deployment, change and incident management) and work closely with engineering leads and solution architects to ensure that applications and solutions are designed with operational state front of mind, reducing cost and risk of running in production environments.
*Experience of running large technical teams looking after environments, some of which will be on different time zones
*Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure
*Accreditation in ITIL and Azure (e.g. 70-732, AZ-100, AZ-101) advantageous
*Experience in managing a globally diverse function
*Ability to transition between operating at a strategic level to the specific detail of a technical issue or process
*Experience of working with senior external stakeholders
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
As the Technical Operations Director you will earn a competitive salary (to £100k) plus bonus and benefits package including 25 days holiday (with the option to buy 5 more, plus your birthday off!) and benefits including up to 10% contributory pension, medical and dental care.