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Cloud Services Lead

  • Job reference: 44985
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services
  • Salary: £700 - £800 per day

My client, a leading insurer are searching for an interim to join as their Cloud Services Lead in their City of London office. This person will be responsible for defining and delivering on the Cloud Strategy of the client. This will be an initial 6 month contract with scope to extend.

This person will be responsible for:

  • Championing and advocating appropriate use of Cloud Services
  • Owning Cloud Strategy and its adoption, evolving the Strategy in line with marketplace developments
  • Chair the Cloud Centre of Excellence
  • Provide governance and oversight across IaaS, PaaS and SaaS consumption within the business
  • Drive service consumptions from on-prem into Cloud, and from IaaS into serverless cloud solutions
  • Define and implement key initiatives to help ensure Cloud Services use is secure and resilient e.g. CASB, multi-cloud service model

The outcomes of this role will include:

  • Refining the CCoE tems of reference to ensure that it remains in relevant in the control of the consumption of cloud services
  • Leading CCoE body ensuring an inclusive approach to defining, adopting and overseeing cloud service consumption
  • Helping Business Cloud Service Owners understand the full costs of their cloud services and helping them avoid both waste bill-shock
  • Ensuring that the Cloud Strategy is current against the rapidly evolving technology landscape of cloud
  • Ensuring all cloud services are subject to appropriate oversight, including the onboarding of existing cloud services into the CCoE governance model
  • Working with the Architecture team to create a patterned approach to commoditise cloud service consumption and adoption
  • Working with the testing team ensure that we have clear testing approaches and minimum testing standards
  • Working with the DevOps team, develop a full DevOps model including one-touch deployment, CI and CD enablement, full SDI etc

This person must have a large degree of gravitas and be capbale of working at an executive level across a global organisation. If this could be you please apply to the advert below.

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