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Head of Cloud Engineering (FTSE 100)

  • Location

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    DevOps & Cloud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £115000 per annum + Shares, Health, Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Parker

  • Email:

    tom@understandingrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    TP-HOCe2_1560142947

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Tom Parker

Head of Cloud Engineering (FTSE 100)

We are seeking a Head of Cloud Engineering to join a FTSE 100 tech group running one of the most complex cloud environments in the UK which is the backbone of their AI driven automation technologies now being implemented in some of the worlds largest and best-known retailers.

As the Head of Cloud Engineering you will be responsible for a period of hyper growth, both technically and in the team, after a hugely successful 18 months for a team now becoming a household name. You will enable the scalability of a cloud based platform now being used globally where systems resilience, security and automation are of the highest importance.

You will also lead, manage and grow a large software engineering, platform and cloud group containing some of the most talented technologists in the UK and who are genuinely pushing the boundaries of cloud capability, working closely with the likes of Google (and in some cases ahead of their own tech!).

Skills required for the Head of Cloud Engineering:

  • Experienced technology leader with demonstrable experience leading and growing large cloud, engineering or DevOps teams
  • Worked within large scale technology environments with knowledge of the complexity this brings
  • Preferably managed and lead globally distributed technical teams
  • A very strong technical background with an understanding of cloud architecture at scale


Head of Cloud Engineering (FTSE 100)

Salary: £100,000 - £115,000 + Shares, Private Health and Pension

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Commutable from North London