Technical Operations Manager

Crawley, West Sussex, £70k - £85k
Reference: MF7031

Technical Operations Manager – Crawley, West Sussex - £70k - £85k

Technical Operations Manager is required by exciting technology company. This is a newly created function responsible for ensuring the ongoing service and technical operation of our clients business-critical cloud-based systems.

The role is to provide leadership, technical and line management to a variety of technical roles including DevOps Engineers, DBA’s and Application Support Engineers. Ownership and delivery of related processes within agreed Quality Standards will be a key responsibility.

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Provide management of the application technical infrastructure, ensuring that agreed service levels are met and all relevant procedures are adhered to
  • Take responsibility for the design, procurement, build, installation, upgrading, operation, control, maintenance and effective use of Application & SLDC Servers and monitor their performance
  • Passionate about automation and Infrastructure as Code
  • Assure the physical and logical security of the Application & SLDC Servers comply with all regulations and policies
  • Ensure that all cloud operations are secure, resilient and reliable
  • Lead on the improvement of service and component availability and capacity, including the investigation of all breaches of availability targets and service non-availability, with the instigation of remedial activities
  • Line manage the DevOps team members conducting regular 1-2-1 meetings and helping each team member meet their career objectives.
  • Champion collaborative working with the development and QA teams
  • Provide leadership in DevOps philosophy and emerging trends
  • Oversee DevOps tooling (Puppet, Terraform, Octopus Deploy, PowerShell etc) administration.
  • Responsible for the Disaster Recovery solution and its reliability
  • Understanding of the current state of infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, SQL/NoSQL, security, networking, and cloud-based delivery models
  • Responsible for the operations budget of all cloud and 3rd party services
  • Work with the Security Architect to automate security scanning in the build pipeline.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Microsoft Azure Platform
  • Expert in Lean and the DevOps principles / movement
  • DevOps tooling Puppet, PowerShell, Terraform, Bash
  • Octopus Deploy
  • Git source control
  • .NET Framework and ASP.NET web applications

Desirable Skills…

  • Experience of working within SAFe methodology

This role is being managed on an exclusive basis by ARC IT Recruitment.

Technical Operations Manager – Crawley, West Sussex - £70k - £85k

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