Head of Data Service / DevOps

Head of Data Service / DevOps

Job Title: Head of Data Service / DevOps
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HDV0611_1604676558
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2020 15:29

Job Description

Role: Head of Data Service / DevOps

Contract Length: 10 months

Location: Portsmouth

IR35: IN Scope

Pay Rate to Candidate:£600 - £650

Security Clearance: *Active SC is required*

Minimum Requirement:

Responsibility for operational management of servers, delivering a complex web application stack. Responsibility for building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling for doing so.

Manage support of development teams in configuring applications for development. Act as a strong advocate for digital solutions and approaches across the department. Set a high technical standard in Dev Ops/Web Ops across the department.

Ensure compliance with the standards and framework for Dev Ops/Web Ops. Workforce planning to ensure the team has the appropriate technical capacity and capability.

Own the detail of the relevant Job Descriptions and Team Structures for roles within your area. Scripting and/or programming skills. Experience configuring and managing Linux servers serving a dynamic website. Knowledge and experience of applications servers.

The role of Head of Data Services is a key role within the Digital Delivery Unit, responsible for end-to-end delivery of a range of data platforms, data and digital services to end users and critical to supporting the journey to become a fully digital organisation by 2025.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

Accountable for platform delivery and quality of service. Adopting a portfolio view, managing end-to-end services, which include multiple products and channels. Operating at scale and provide the connection between multidisciplinary business areas and stakeholders.

Ensure that new and existing data platform services meet the needs of users. Develop an expertise across the Department and be fully aware of the work carried out by colleagues.

Responsible for ensuring the Digital Delivery Unit provide a cutting-edge data and analytics platforms that enables delivery of a range of data, reporting and analytical services.

Act as a professional adviser on customer centric, data platforms to the Department, helping to build capability and embed service standards.

Allocate funding to areas of the service based on decisions about priorities and make sure the necessary project delivery and governance processes are followed and participate in the governance of the service, including acting as a point of escalation for the delivery teams.

Key Tasks:

Oversee the development and delivery of Enterprise Data & Analytics Capability and Service.

Professional adviser on customer centric, data platforms, helping to build capability and embed standards.

If you are interested, please apply and I will get back to you ASAP

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