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Cloud Engineering Manager

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 251134

Job Description

Due to the growth of the business, Howdens are looking for a Cloud Engineering Manager to run our Cloud Systems team. We are flexible on the location of this role. Working from either our offices in Brackmills Business Park in Northampton or our Croxley Park office in Hertfordshire with some home working.

This is an exciting time to join our Technical Operations team as we implement and invest further in Cloud technologies.

This is a great opportunity for a Cloud Engineering Lead or Senior Cloud Engineer to move into their first management role. Reporting to the Head of Technical Operations, you will work closely with and support the architectural and commercial functions, as well as the wider IT Infrastructure teams by managing and optimisation of the cloud landscape.

What you will be doing:

Manage a team of cloud engineers who are accountable for Cloud Platforms, their foundational capabilities, and the framework to support the deployment of services
Manage the life cycle of the platform, onboarding and transitioning to support while continuing to provide escalation for incident & problem.
Improving the cloud landscape consistency and efficiency through automation.
Ensuring documentation is up to date and enforcing the governance of Howdens Standards and Patterns, while promoting adoption of them through training of Support and Development teams.
What we need from you:

Experience of leading technical teams within a fast-paced environment.
Experience within the Cloud Technologies and Platforms, including but not limited to:
Azure / AWS Cloud
Azure Landing Zone
Azure Active Directory (Identity Management, Service Principles, Security Groups, Role Management, MFA)
Key Vault
Cloud Security and Connectivity (vNet, DNS, Firewalls, Express Route / Direct Connect, VPN, GTM, NSG)
Subscription Management (Resource Groups, cost management)
Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, ARM, Ansible)
Cloud Monitoring
DevOps (git Repository/ Deployment pipeline)
Shared Services (Kubernetes, API Management)
CDN (Akamai)
High Availability (Zones and Regions, Service Recovery)
Understanding of Security technologies and log management (SIEM)
Understand and be able to code in at least one scripting language such as (Powershell, Javascript)
Excellent communicator, able to influence decision makers and work successfully in cross-functional teams
Ability to solve complex technical, managerial, or operational problems and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledge
Ability to operate at advanced levels of authority and manage significant activities and resources to produce and take responsibility for results
Good commercial awareness and business acumen
What we can offer you:

Competitive salaryand generous annual company bonus
Fully expensed company car or car allowance
Private medical insurance
Excellent pension scheme (company contribution of up to 12%)
25 days holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy additional days
Subsidised gym membership
Staff Discount.
Exceptional Reward and Recognition events.
About Howdens:

Howdens Joinery is the UK's number one trade kitchen supplier providing thousands of products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware. We have over 800 depots throughout the UK and Europe – making us the first choice for more than 460,000 loyal trade professionals. Last year our sales reached circa 2.1bn, and we have an ambitious growth agenda.

As well as the opportunity to develop within a fast paced and commercial environment, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Best Big Companies to Work For .