Head of Platform Engineering - Microservices / Cloud / DevOps

Head of Platform Engineering - Microservices / Cloud / DevOps

Job Title: Head of Platform Engineering - Microservices / Cloud / DevOps
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00097203_1559582997
Contact Name: Oliver Goodenough
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 18:29

Job Description

Head of Platform Engineering - Microservices / Cloud / DevOps - Competitive Package + Benefits

A successful DevOps Engineering Manager with experience evangelising a DevOps culture in a large-multi cloud environment is required by a technology-driven business based in London.

You will be responsible for defining a long-term Digital Transformation strategy and managing small teams of Cloud Architects and DevOps Engineers, ideally with proven experience driving change to Agile environments leveraging cutting-edge technologies.


  • Acting as a thought leader to design cloud first, secure, automated solutions by working closely with the DevOps Manager and Cloud Architects.
  • Deeply technical background in Platform Engineering. Whilst not a hands-on role you will be expected to hold your own in Low Level discussions around modern infrastructure and DevOps evangelism.


  • Experience managing high-performing technical teams, awareness of modern best practices DevOps, Automation and Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes…)
  • Successful Cloud Migration experience ideally on to hybrid or multi cloud environments, leveraging AWS, GCP and/or Azure.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior DevOps or Platform Engineering Manager to take on a position of leadership and make a difference within a growing technology-driven organisation.

To apply for the position simply follow the link or call Oliver on 02039295864.

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Head of Platform Engineering - Microservices / AWS / GCP / DevOps

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