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Director of Architecture & Engineering

  • Job reference: 51620
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Strategy and Architecture
  • Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + + benefits

Director of Architecture & Engineering Excellence

Technology Strategy / Head of Architecture / Engineering / DevOps / Cloud / Leadership

La Fosse have been engaged by a global leader in the market research space to find them their new Director of Architecture & Engineering. This organisation is a market-leader in their field, a data-driven business which is reliant on a cohesive & state-of-the-art technology function to drive future growth & revenue across the globe.

You will have the opportunity to play a central role in the transformation of both this technology function & wider business, with influence & reach into all key areas of the organisation.

This person will be responsible for driving engineering excellence through standards, cultural change & effective leadership - you won't be required as a hands-on Head of Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building an overall technology strategy to unify a number of core technology teams including: Architecture, Engineering & DevOps.
  • Setting a vision that will support the effective usage & adoption of key strategic cloud platforms, most notably AWS & Azure.
  • You will also play a key role in technology & vendor selection to ensure more effective development practices
  • Driving organisational change through the effective delivery of technology programmes, across multiple business lines & regions.
  • Creating robust standards through architecture & development to ensure scalable & repeatable solutions can be deployed throughout the organisation.
  • Drive a modern technology practice with integrated governance measures, particularly around cloud platforms.

Key Experience Required:

  • Experience working in a technology leadership role, ideally Head of Architecture, Head of Platforms or Engineering for example.
  • You have led teams, preferably both direct and matrixed across a complex organisation.
  • Experience working within a modern API-first and microservices architecture environment.
  • Good understanding of Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps practices.
  • You will have exposure to AWS and/or Azure & have a track-record in delivering technology change through PaaS/SaaS solutions.
  • A clear track record of excellent stakeholder management where you have driven change, preferably in an unstructured environment.

Interested applicants please click apply for more information.

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