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ActiveQuote Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive Cardiff South Wales CF11 0SN 0800 862 0373

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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
  • To constantly display and encourage ActiveQuote company values of INTEGRITY, UNITY, INNOVATION and PASSION

Skills & Education

Essential

  • 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
  • deep and rich 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

Desirable

  • qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics or relevant field, and be Scrum Master certified.

What We’re Offering

  • Competitive basic salary dependent on experience and knowledge
  • 36 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full ongoing training will be provided
  • Good location with excellent transport links
  • A hardworking but fun and lively atmosphere with opportunities to develop within the business

Benefits and Perks

  • Bupa Health Insurance – full cover
  • Income Protection cover
  • Pension Plan
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee recognition scheme 

 

If you think you have what it takes, email jobs@activequote.com with a copy of your CV along with a cover letter explaining why and how you are suitable for the role including how you heard about this role and if applicable, who referred you. Alternatively, if you would like more information about this role, please call us for an informal chat on 02920 106675.
 
No agencies please.

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@activequote.com

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