Cloud + Infrastructure


An exciting opportunity for a Head of Technology to join our dynamic DevOps team based in Cardiff Bay!

Reporting to the CEO, you'll also be a part of the Senior Management team and interface with the executive board on a regular basis and become a trusted confidante, unafraid of offering opinion and expertise where required. You will contribute to the leadership of the business by supporting the achievements of the business's vision, values, initiatives and strategic objectives.

The successful candidate will lead our DevOps department to deliver the technology strategy in alignment with our Vision of "Owning and transforming the way customers buy health and protection insurance". Working alongside other key internal stakeholders, you will be architecting solutions to meet the needs of the business.

Key responsibilities:

Lead the DevOps department in architecting solutions that meet the needs of the business
Be responsible for managing the DevOps team comprising of Engineering, Infrastructure and Data
Establish strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders across the business, including but not limited to Sales, Finance, Partnerships, Risk and HR
Contribute to the leadership of the business by supporting the achievements of the business's vision, values, initiatives and strategic objectives
Contribute and coordinate the strategic development of the business in terms of the technology strategy to further develop best practice in support of the business's key strategic aims
Demonstrate and lead on the values, initiatives and culture of the organisation
Take responsibility for the "big picture" and deal with any matter that needs attention, particularly when other senior management are not available or away from the office

What We're Looking For:

Extensive experience of operating within private/commercial businesses, along with operating at a senior level within an organisation
Experience of supporting and influencing senior decision makers
Architectural, functional AND technical understanding of several
different web related technologies, in particular the Microsoft stack; these
form the backbone of our solutions
Demonstrate sound commercial business acumen, supporting strategic decision-making within the business with the ability and experience to understand the company's finances, resourcing and the ultimate aims of the business
Able to balance the vision of the business whilst executing strategy with a pragmatic approach to decision making, ensuring appropriate risk management
Be able to work under pressure, be personable, with a collaborative leadership style
Experience of managing teams to meet high levels of service in a fast-paced environment
Professional expertise, knowledge and experience will be vital in this role to mentor, guide and lead various levels of personnel within the business

What We're Offering:

Competitive salary
Hybrid working opportunities
36 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
Additional day off for your birthday
Health Insurance with Bupa - full cover
Income Protection
Pension plan
Enhanced maternity and paternity package
Cycle to Work scheme
Opportunities for career development
Employee recognition scheme
Bi-annual parties, happy hour, and other events!

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