Head of Infrastructure Services

  • Location:
    Bristol
  • Salary:
  • Closing date:
    25/06/2021
  • reference:
    21556243

Hargreaves Lansdown

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Our mission is to 'help people save and invest with confidence'. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

The Head of Infrastructure Services leads the Infrastructure Services Function which is made up of a number of different teams.

The role is accountable for the definition and delivery of an infrastructure strategy that ensures that we have a cost effective, high quality, resilient and scalable infrastructure.
The Head of Infrastructure Services leads the Infrastructure Services Function which is made up of a number of different teams.

The role is accountable for the definition and delivery of an infrastructure strategy that ensures that we have a cost effective, high quality, resilient and scalable

infrastructure.

Role Accountabilities

Building and leading teams of high performing technology specialists (>20 people)  that are responsible for delivering and managing the foundations that all our technology services are built upon - connectivity, networks, hosting, storage, databases, backups, etc.
Through consultation with stakeholders across Technology, define and deliver the roadmap for our infrastructure services that allows us to meet our strategic goals.
The effective and timely delivery and provision of infrastructure to other teams across the organisation.
Owns the standards for the infrastructure and ensuring compliance with these standards. 
Accountable for the quality, availability and resilience of our infrastructure.
Accountable for ensuring that the infrastructure is maintained in line with policy.
Ensures that systems, processes and methodologies are maintained, followed to
Ensure effective monitoring, control and support of service delivery.
Infrastructure cost optimisation.
Managing relationships with key infrastructure vendors.

Experience and Skills

Minimum 5 years of appropriate experience delivering IT infrastructure in a medium - large size organisations.
Broad experience of a variety of infrastructure technologies including networking, storage, compute delivered through both on-prem and cloud capabilities.
Driving the optimised delivery of infrastructure through modern practices such as infrastructure and configuration as code.
An analytical approach with the ability to preempt potential problems and identify inefficiencies.
A very strong client orientated approach.
Continuous improvement mindset.
Significant people management experience.

WHAT'S ON OFFER?

Performance-related annual bonus scheme
25* days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 1 day additional Christmas closure time
Option to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year
Pension scheme - up to 19% contribution
Flexible working options available
Enhanced parental leave benefits
Variety of travel to work schemes, including season ticket loans and cycle to work
Bike storage and shower facilities
Employee assistance programme
Volunteering opportunities
Annual events, activities and sports groups
Smart casual dress policy and dress down Fridays

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us, and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need!

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
 
This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis – please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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