Cloud Operations Lead

  • Leading insurance business with cloud first strategy
  • Dublin based - hybrid working options
  • €75k - €80k base + 8% bonus + 8% pension + more

Our client is a well known and well regarded business within the insurance space, whom are on an exciting digital transformation journey with a cloud first strategy. A key hire for them is this Cloud Lead role where you will join a small ops team in a tech lead and team lead capacity.

The companies offices are in Dublin, and will offer hybrid working options. A fantastic opportunity here awaits for a senior engineer or someone already with some lead experience ready to continue down that path. 

 Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in DevOps/Cloud Ops practices and technologies
  • Enable the ability to introduce new cloud services and at pace
  • Support the entities on cloud adoption in line with the strategy;
  • Lead and participate in agreed governance structures e.g. forums, standards;
  • Look for opportunities to standardise services/solutions and minimise duplication;
  • Ensure services are easily consumed through repeatable and automated processes;
  • Ensure services allow consumers maximise the benefits of underlying technologies;
  • Ensure costs are traceable, transparent, managed and economics aligned with service benefits;
  • Manage a highly skilled and sustainable delivery team
  • Advise on strategy and ways of working
  • Enable the ability to introduce new cloud services and at pace
  • Develop group policy and scripts to automate provisioning and permissions for end users
  • Provision and manage servers and other services on Azure
  • Utilize a pro-active, preventative maintenance and support approach including monitoring and health checks to minimize business disruptions
  • Assist in planning the Azure/365 vision and roadmap for the Agency
  • Provide tier 3 support for Exchange365, AzureAD, Intune, and Teams issues escalated from the Service Desk team
  • Contribute to and maintain best practices to ensure successful deployments and high productivity
  • Contribute to technical design sessions and prepare documentation for architectural review

Experience Required

  • Demonstrable leadership in the theory & practice of Dev & Ops;
  • Significant role in a DevOps transformation;
  • An agile & lean mindset
  • Experience with range of cloud technologies e.g. Azure, AWS;
  • Working with central oversight functions i.e. Finance, IT Risk & Control, Security, Operations, Audit, Procurement, Legal;
  • Worked in several organisations, regulated environment desirable;
  • Working with strategic external partners/vendors
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Implementation and managing of cloud governance strategy
  • Experience with implementation of information technology integrations
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

This business is known for their fantastic culture, benefits and just being a great place to work. If you're interested in hearing more please click APPLY or reach out to Chris @ The Recruitment Company - [email protected]



Chris  Pelow does  Cloud & DevOps Dublin

Cloud & DevOps Dublin

Chris Pelow

Cloud & DevOps – Dublin

[email protected]
+353 87 624 3035