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IT Manager- Technical Cloud Operations

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Fitzharris

  • Contact email:

    JFitzharris@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35472_1636565803

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Apple

IT Manager - Technical Cloud Operations

Head Resourcing require an IT Manager to join a high performing and customer focused financial services supplier. Operating with Cloud Office (CIO) to manage multiple cloud environments - principally AWS (and soon Azure), directly or via a 3rd party supplier. To develop an environment which is fit for the future, to automate, deliver IaaS, and ensure the full benefits of cloud technology.
What We are looking for

*Have hands-on experience in system administration role, and cloud platform
management (AWS)
*Experience of central authentication (LDAP/AD) and security
*Experience of developing automation solutions and working in a highly automated
environment
*AWS Solutions Architect or SysOps Admin Certification
*Infrastructure as Code automation experience essential: Terraform, Ansible,
CloudFormation etc
*AWS core services, including: Compute and Networking, Storage and CDN, Database on
EC2/RDS, Application Services, Deployment and Management
*Network technologies as they relate to AWS networking, including: Route53 and load
balancing, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and AWS Direct Connect
*Strong technical Linux experience - Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) preferred
*Have a good broad technical knowledge across Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud
etc)
*Have strong experience in Cloud deployments (Public & Private), service Continuity,
disaster recovery and site replication solutions
*Smart Monitoring & Alerting for Capacity & performance optimisation
*Good understanding of applying infrastructure as code to control and automate build
processes, Windows servers and infrastructure, hybrid identity using Azure AD
Connect for SSO integration
*Understanding of DevOps and CI/CD tools (such as Jenkins, Ansible, Packer, Docker)
*Ability to control cloud costs, provide improvement suggestions for service and
pricing, propose solutions and influence architectures in line with technical best
practises

There is no limitation when it comes to learning and growth and all aspirations to grow your career will be fully supported. This is a fresh and open environment where Culture and teamwork is equally as important as technical ability so we would like you to-
*Be the subject matter expert in all cloud services related matter within the
organisation
*Be confident in applying core ITIL principles and comfortable operating in a Service
integration and management (SIAM) environment
*Support the Cloud Office Architect in leading its governance within the
Infrastructure Design Authority (IDA) and the Technical Design Authority (TDA)
*Contribute to requirements gathering, architecture, design, and implementation of
enterprise class cloud services.
*Provide 3rd line support for Cloud Infrastructure components server/storage/network
environments.
*Participate in change projects, from an operational perspective, plan and build
operational capability for both the current and future environments.
*Resolve incidents, improves performance and availability, problem solves complex
integration issues and implements automation for production and development.
*Develop and implement cost optimisation strategies and guidelines.


Salary and Package
Competitive salary DEO + 4% flexible benefits allowance, private medical cover, pension, potential bonus