Head of IT Operations

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Our client is a leading Financial Services provider based in Limassol. We are seeking on their behalf to recruit an experienced IT Operations Head.

The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience in a senior role of a similar position.

Job Description

  • Organize and manage the IT operations team to adopt high quality standards and focus on continuous improvement
  • Advise the CTO and senior management on infrastructure evolution strategy
  • Manage and monitor organizations servers, networks and computer systems as well as public and private cloud infrastructure for irregularities and performance issues; identify and recommend improvements
  • Oversee and perform the implementation of technological solutions (installations, upgrades, configurations of both hardware and software)
  • Introduce improvements and new processes based on DevOps practices
  • Manage relations as well as contracts with vendors, partners and software licenses
  • Improve existing, create and implement new processes and standards
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity Plans
  • Develop IT policies and practices
  • Control costs and budgeting regarding IT systems to help Company optimize spending and maximize benefits

Required Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in Computer Science or other IT related engineering discipline
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Experience in financial Industry is an advantage
  • Proven experience as IT operations manager
  • Knowledge of system installation, configuration and analysis
  • Knowledge of networks and cloud computing
  • Knowledge of DevOps
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Competitive salary including a 13th salary
  • Relocation package if coming from abroad
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Free dining at in house cafeteria