Head of DevOps - Azure, AWS, CI/CD, InfoSec

  • £80000 - £100000 per annum + + Equality options
  • England
  • Permanent
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Head of DevOps - Azure, AWS, CI/CD, InfoSec

Clue - Series A Funded SaaS Company

Salary £80,000-£100,000 + bonus + share options

Hybrid, flexible work

Need for basic Security Clearance

Clue: "Powering digital investigations for a safer world!"

Clue's cutting-edge SaaS solution is revolutionising the Investigation and Intelligence sectors. It is currently used by leading organisations like Amazon, the Metropolitan Police, Oxfam International and the Home Office to investigate issues like corruption, organised crime, child abuse, insider threats, cybercrime, financial crime and much more.

As Head of DevOps you will be one of three senior tech leaders across the business (Application, Infrastructure, R&D), working in collaboration and reporting to the CTO all jointly responsible for leading the technical strategy of the business as it looks to triple in size over the next 3 years.

You will be responsible for working closely with the Customer Support leaders to ensure that the implementation of platform infrastructure is aligned with the growth strategy and business plans.

Responsible for the delivery through leadership, oversight of financial performance and risk management related to all platform environments. As the business continues to scale, the role is responsible for the implementation of a multi-tenant strategy and defining and delivering a forward-looking program to sustain or sunset the existing customer environments.

With the ever-growing importance of DevOps across the business, this role will lead the creation and leadership of a DEVOPS team with primary responsibility to improve the release pipelines and transition the organisation to a position where CI/CD is readily achievable.

Furthermore, you must be adaptable to changing requirements and to select the best opportunities that perfectly balance both the technical and commercial requirements of the business.

Main Responsibilities


  • Partner with the CTO and other Technical Directors to define, communicate and deliver the Technology Strategy
  • Assess the current deployment process to identify bottlenecks and implement solutions towards a continuous deployment and continuous integration (CI/CD). Evangelize, implement, and manage a robust DevOps function.
  • Implement and manage processes and controls that assure maximum uptime
  • Deliver on key information security and IT risk related initiatives. Furthermore, ensure compliance to patching and vulnerability policies established within the organisation.
  • Develop and implement a robust Disaster Recovery strategy for critical systems and infrastructure.
  • Assess single points of failure in infrastructure and recommend actions as appropriate.
  • Oversee the monitoring, maintenance, upgrade and administration of all IT systems, to include applications, servers, storage, databases, desktops/laptops, and mobile devices.
  • Negotiate and manage contracts with key service providers to ensure service levels are met. Furthermore, negotiate and manage enterprise contracts, specifically, AWS and Microsoft
  • Own and manage the software support escalations from the customer support teams


Skills Required


  • At least 2 years proven capability in a similar role or at least 5 years architect experience

  • Ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a fast paced changing environment



  • Communication skills that foster clarity of vision and trust at all levels within the business

  • Comfortable managing debate and an eagerness to challenge the status quo

  • Experience developing scalable, high performing high availability backend and frontend applications ideally using cloud native technologies


Clue are interviewing now so if you are interested, please get in touch with me Beth Neave at ISLTALENT email at b eth @ I S L talent.com or call me on 01172840547

ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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