Cloud Delivery Manager – Azure

at Nigel Frank International
Location London
Date Posted August 3, 2019
Category All
Job Type Contractor

Description

Cloud Delivery Manager (Azure) - London - 12 months - £700-£900 per day

The Role

As Cloud Delivery Manager you will be responsible for the overall delivery of Cloud (Azure) & DevOps programmes within high profile client environments. The role entails managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships throughout any given project, which requires the candidate to be self-motivated, resilient, and a skilled communicator.

Essential Experience: (Must-have skills/qualifications)

  • Extensive experience working as a technology focused delivery lead, or manager in delivering large Cloud projects and programmes - preferably Azure.
  • Extensive consultancy experience in management roles.
  • Technical background, ideally in Microsoft/Windows software development, testing, infrastructure and release.
  • Delivering Agile projects.
  • Stakeholder management and client facing delivery.
  • Managing projects using continuous delivery / DevOps.
  • Business development, building relationships and managing senior level stakeholders.
  • Providing technical direction such as the choice of tools/ technology, and the process to exploit these technologies to maximise business value etc.
  • Working with financial/Insurance clients.
  • Working in a high-pressure environment, with the ability to manage conflicts and crises.

Skills

Management

  • Strong background and understanding of Cloud, DevOps and Agile delivery.
  • Excellent management skills and experience using management toolkits to drive programmes and projects strategically.
  • Good understanding of value stream mapping and using them in improvement projects.
  • Good understanding of KPIs and metrics.

Technical

  • Strong technical understanding of infrastructure solutions including cloud, big data, containers etc.
  • Ability to provide vision and technical leadership to a team of DevOps engineers.
  • Thorough understanding of integration technologies such as ESB, API management, and microservices.
  • Superior understanding of market leading vendor and open source tools and technologies in the CD/ DevOps space.
  • Strong understanding of cloud strategy, environments and infrastructure optimisation.

Traits and Personal Skills - with proven examples

  • Thought leadership
  • Strategic leadership
  • Motivation and influence
  • Innovation
  • Communication
  • Planning and execution skills

Please send all applications / up to date CV's to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call me on 0203 868 5204.

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