Head of Infrastructure

Reference: 5558
Per Day
Job Type: Temporary
If you’re an Infrastructure leader looking for a new challenge then this could be just the opportunity for you. 

I’m working closely with a Technology client at the embark on a business wide portfolio of technology led transformation initiatives to support their wider growth strategy. 

This is an initial 12 month contract to lead a team supported by a TDA, providing clear direction whilst liaising with senior and international stakeholders.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Required to plan and deliver the people, process and technology change needed to realise a fit for purpose, DR-proven and cost-effective infrastructure
    • We’ve had some recent outages due to a combination of operational process and architecture failings along with a lack of monitoring visibility into the estate. 
    • Projects are taking several times too long with unclear metrics for success leading to hidden cost
    • Expected getting underneath this and building a clear and costed plan will take ~2 months followed by execution
  • Brings existing network and infra team under one head
  • Will work with US team to build towards global infrastructure administration
  • Key Priorities:
    • Review and refine architecture to be simple, cost-effective, resilient and secure
    • Produce costed plan for implementing new architecture
    • Deliver revised architecture and ensure it is BCDR-proven
    • Complete post M&A legacy decommission
    • Implement holistic monitoring and alerting tooling
    • Leverage partnership with global teams to increase effective capacity and coverage
    • Project Fusion
    • Right-size overall workloads including managing VM sprawl
    • Build cloud SRE capabilities to support new workloads on Azure

Dan Carter


07747 635937


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