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Head of Cloud Engineering - London - Up to £150,000

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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    £120000.00 - £150000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 1 year ago

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Head of Cloud Engineering - London - Up to £150,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50billion are actively seeking a Head of Cloud Engineering to own and set the platforms strategic, architectural and technical direction

The Head of Cloud Engineering will drive the technical DevOps teams and focus in the delivery, evolution and development of the strategic Cloud platform.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience working in a senior technology role in a large enterprise environment
  • Recognised proficiency with Amazon AWS services (e.g. VPC, EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS etc).
  • Previous experience leading teams
  • Demonstrable understanding of PaaS/SaaS/IaaS
  • Proven track record working in agile environments under a DevOps culture
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code software
  • Exposure to automated testing tools
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration - Continuous Deployment pipelines


  • Own the technical / architectural integrity and strategic roadmap of the global cloud platform
  • Act as a Cloud evangelist, helping people understand the benefits, challenges and implications of adopting cloud, and helping the teams move to cloud
  • Build relationships & collaborate across the Architecture community to establish and implement consistent architecture across all Digital platforms
  • Build relationships and collaborate with cloud platform "customers".
  • Communicate with senior stakeholders up to C level
  • Actively communicate/collaborate with the DevOps scrum teams
  • In part perform the task of Agile "Product Owner" for the cloud platform
  • Join sprint planning and retrospectives and prioritise the platform feature backlog.
  • Understands the vision & articulates it to the team
  • Defines key features of the desired outcome and owns the Product Backlog

If this Head of Cloud Engineering role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Head of Cloud Engineering - London - Up to £150,000 + bonus & benefits