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Head of IT - Cloud Infrastructure - Guildford

Circle Recruitment
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Head of IT - Cloud Infrastructure - Guildford

Head of IT with excellent Cloud infrastructure (ideally Microsoft Azure) & network security experience is required by a leading law firm based in Guildford

As the Head of IT / Head of Infrastructure you will be responsible for the development, management, planning and operations of infrastructure and cloud infrastructure; to ensure a stable, consistent, compliant, secure yet continuously evolving IT infrastructure platform.

Experience required:

  • Experience working in an Infrastructure Manager / Head of IT role, with people management experience
  • Experience in IT infrastructure technologies; including compute, storage, network and security.
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure technologies; including compute, storage, network and security; preferably Microsoft Azure. This includes designing, deploying and troubleshooting complex infrastructure platforms; and a minimum of 3 years for cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience with cloud PaaS and SaaS services; including Microsoft 365 (Office, Azure AD, Telephony, Security, Intune), Exclaimer, Mimecast, with wide area network connectivity, with infrastructure security technologies and with application architecture optimisation.
  • Demonstrable official core technology training and certification for infrastructure and cloud infrastructure technologies
  • Have an understanding of future technologies and services; including operating systems, data structure, infrastructure platforms, cloud, end-user compute, server-based compute, telephony, archiving, networking and security.
  • Demonstrable compliance experience; including ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials.

As the Head of IT Infrastructure, you will take ownership, deliver against the business and IT strategies, operational policies and governing frameworks; including TOGAF and ITIL.

Key responsibilities

  • Technical leadership (technology vision) & management (people, process, procedure).
  • Service management (demand management, resource and project scheduling, incident management, problem escalation and prioritisation).
  • Project management governance, definition, scoping and alignment with initial planning.
  • Maintain a stable, capable and secure infrastructure platform for the companies line-of-business applications and data; by providing and highly available infrastructure and cloud infrastructure.
  • Rationalisation of infrastructure and cloud infrastructure platforms; and migration of applications and services.
  • Successful selection and recommendations of replacement / upgraded infrastructure platforms.
  • Commercial success of infrastructure and cloud infrastructure platform return-on-investments.
  • Delivering against the firm's business and IT strategies.
  • Defining and managing service management framework, policies, processes and procedures for infrastructure platforms.
  • Integration and interoperability of infrastructure and cloud infrastructure for future acquisitions or mergers.
  • Successful monitoring and remediation of infrastructure and cloud infrastructure.
  • Team efficiency and success; aligned to user satisfaction.
  • Possible delegate of authority or representation of the Chief Information Office or affinity team members in their absence.

My client is looking to pay around 60,000 - 70,000, but would look a little higher for the right person. To apply press apply now, or send your CV to

Keywords - Head of IT / Head of Infrastructure / Cloud Infrastructure / Azure / Networking / Security / Guildford

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