• City of London, London
Job types
  • Remote Work
  • Financial Services 
  • FinTech & Payments 
  • Technology, Media, & Telecommunication

£110000 - £130000 per annum

  • Azure Devops Engineer
  • DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Software Developer
  • Software Developer / Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Senior
  • Microsoft Azure
Job reference


La Fosse is currently working with an online bank to help recruit a Head of SRE for a remote position.

Our client is in the early stages of an Azure migration which will give you full autonomy to lead from the front while managing 8 engineers.

Location: London Bridge – Central London (once a month)

Remuneration: Up to £130,000 + package

Your role as a Head of SRE

  • Experience as a line manager of a team of SRE’s or equivalent, ideally in a Financial services environment.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline technologies and tools like Octopus, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, Packer, GitHub.
  • Strong experience in Windows Server architecture design, configuration and troubleshooting techniques including: Windows 2012/16/19/22; Active Directory; Group Policy, DNS; Certificate Services; IIS, DFS.
  • Office 365 and Windows 10 administration.
  • General technical skills: problem solving, network and security infrastructure, storage area networks, backups, firewalls, load balancers, virtualisation, monitoring, alerting, efficiency and optimisation, architecture design, documentation, procedural controls, identity and access management, automation, DevOps, CI/CD, cloud hosting, 24×7 support.
  • Experience and ability to achieve and maintain PCI or similar security standards (e.g. PCI-DSS, NIST-CSF or ISO 27001).

Ideally to be successful as a Head of SRE

  • Experience managing and maintaining backup services like VEEAM, Zerto or similar.
  • Experience and familiarity with one or more of the following network appliances: F5, Arista, Juniper, Fortinet.
  • Professional certification in at least one of the following programmes: Microsoft, VMware, F5, Cisco, Azure.
  • Experience implementing or managing cloud-based infrastructure solutions, e.g. Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • Experience working in financial services, payment organisations, Banks or an understanding of working in a regulatory environment where good governance is a requirement and a benefit.
  • Strong understanding of open data sources and supporting the delivery of APIs, e.g. for open banking.

Sound interesting? Please do apply directly for more detail.

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