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Head of IT - Digital Development

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £125000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Stallard

  • Contact email:

    Ben.Stallard@weareoliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-022021-136592_1614082449

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Head of IT - Digital Delivery

The main purpose of this role is to lead the digital technology transformation in Europe, Eurasia and Africa; while embedding a responsive digital development capability with top technical talent, steeped in Agile and InsureTech expertise.

Candidates must have significant digital technology expertise and demonstratable experience of new technology delivery that enabled a frictionless customer experience and identifiable revenue growth. Ideal candidate has also delivered solutions through API integration with brand partners to the market.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the Digital development delivery for EMEA. Be seen as a key enabler to business strategy and innovation by driving the adoption of New Digital technology capabilities, Automation and DevOps to enable increasing partner integration and speed to market.
  • Work with sponsors
  • Leading the development of digital solutions on the cloud platform
  • Work with business, architecture and security teams to design and deliver complex solutions utilising cloud platforms from Microsoft Azure, as well as development technologies such as microservices, restful APIs, C#, Angular, Javascript, HTML5 etc.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Awareness of Azure architecture capabilities and broad knowledge of development languages
  • Certified Scrum Master and awareness of Lean/Six Sigma
  • Awareness of DevOps and software development tools

Required Technical Knowledge:

  • C#, Node.JS, AngularJS/Angular2
  • Cloud development - Azure/AWS
  • Web service/API development - RESTful JSON and XML, HTML5, Bootstrap

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