Job of the week: Deputy Director, Technology Operations job | London

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Delivering the strategic direction for operational excellence in an agile world, at scale, for GDS, as an exemplar for the rest of government.

Burns Sheehan are exclusively partnering with GDS to recruit a Deputy Director of Technology Operations.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the GDS product teams have the best tools available to support the development of services quickly, efficiently and securely. Working with Product Managers, Technical leads, customer support and the security function.

Reporting into the Director of Portfolio, you will build confidence and buy-in from stakeholders not only within GDS but also across government departments. The successful candidate will build a first class operational culture across GDS as well as drive knowledge sharing across all technical teams. You will also have manage a team of circa 40 people.

We are looking for someone with good familiarity across systems development, infrastructure transformation, configuration management and technical operations in Linux environment; Experience of running operations at scale in an agile environment; Visible leadership skills, with the ability to set clear direction and build high performance teams; a person with high levels of personal resilience, calmness under pressure with the ability to think and act strategically.

For further information, and to discover what else this position can offer you, contact Oliver Lochhead [email protected] at Burns Sheehan.

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