Head of Cloud Infrastructure - Reading - £85k

Posted 14 November by Avanti
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Head of Cloud Infrastructure - Reading - £85k

Avanti Recruitment is working with a leading multinational software house to recruit a Head of Cloud Infrastructure to join the senior leadership team in their Reading office. We are looking for someone with a strong technical background who has been in a senior level role, managing teams and technical products in a highly available hosting environment.

You will be responsible for planning and executing the roadmap for Cloud and Hybrid Cloud environments that underpin the delivery of their software solutions as a Platform-as-a-Service / Software-as-a-Service. You will provide Infrastructure leadership and manage a team of 10 Infrastructure Engineers with dotted line responsibility for a further 20 Engineers across other divisions. You will be responsible for both the delivery and operations management of business critical hosted and cloud platforms including setting infrastructure strategy in conjunction with the senior management team. Your role will include the ultimate ownership for the delivery of complex implementations and the change management programme for continuous improvement of live infrastructure.

To be considered your CV should demonstrate your previous experience in a Head of Cloud Infrastructure / Head of Hosting role where you have been responsible for a highly available hosting or production environment. It is very likely you will have experience with public and private cloud environments including Paas / Saas / Iaas.

Whilst you will not be expected to be technically hands-on any more, they want someone who has a strong technical background in Infrastructure (Linux and Windows) and Networking including Servers, Networks, Storage, databases. It is likely you will have had previous responsibility for capacity planning, staffing, vendor and budget management.

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 + bonus + benefits

Duration: Permanent

Location: Reading or London

Apply now for immediate consideration and interview in the next week

Reference: 36616882

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