Head of Infrastructure and Operations, Insurance

London, City, To £125k plus bonus plus benefits
Reference: RC6089

Head of Infrastructure and Operations, Insurance

London, City

To £125k plus bonus plus benefits  

MS Technologies, Azure, ITI, Insurance

Head of Infrastructure and Operations is required by prestigious City based financial services organisation. This is a strategic role and will see you managing a high performing team working at an enterprise level infrastructure.

This role would suit you if you are used to liaising board level stakeholders and have a strong technical background (in MS technologies). You will be the technical lead in a number of high profile infrastructure change projects in the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • People management, covering various technical disciplines (server, network etc.)
  • Provide technical guidance / leadership to the Infrastructure team
  • Budget control & management of operational expenditure budget
  • Attending and representing Infrastructure during Change Approval Boards
  • Ensuring all changes to production services are subject to change control


Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience heading up high functioning Infrastructure and Operations teams in a time of change
  • Financial Services or Insurance experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Server OS and server products & Microsoft Licensing
  • Experience overseeing cloud based services such as Microsoft Azure / O365
  • Strong vendor management skills, including outsourced providers
  • Microsoft technology stack (MS Exchange, Active Directory, Windows Server)
  • Cloud technologies – Azure & O365
  • Virtualisation technologies – VMware & Hyper-V


For a full consultation on this unique and pivotal role please email your CV ASAP.

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