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Platform Engineering Manager

Job Overview

Overview

A senior management role, part of the technology services management team, to lead a technical team to support and administer the network, cloud and end user computing requirements for the British Medical Association and its operating companies to achieve their business objectives. 

The role holder will provide team leadership, technical support, and administration and be responsible for the efficient running of the network, cloud and end user computing and database services, Office 365 and further end user systems. Motivating and leading a small team, the role holder will be able to translate the fulfilment of the directorate's objectives into actionable plans. 

Experience

Proven experience in security and administration of PaaS, SaaS, IaaS cloud based services and end user computing. Knowledge of network technology and services. Experience in leading, organising and coordinating small teams. Ability to co-ordinate activities of other BMA Technology Services colleagues and third parties to complete tasks. Good interpersonal skills are critical; the post involves much interaction with users in the BMA and BMJ, with vendors and 3rd parties. Ability to set technical direction, to support project delivery and meet service and business continuity standards. An acute awareness of and proven ability to incorporate data security practices and controls in all areas of infrastructure and platforms. A creative thinker who seeks opportunities to improve processes. A professional who demonstrates progressive learning and certification in order to apply best practice.

To apply

Please review the detailed role description and complete the on-line application process as directed by 11 June 2021. Successful applicants will be contacted for interview within 2 weeks. Should you not hear from us, please assume that your application was unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for taking the time to apply to this role.

Why work for us?

As a BMA employee, you`ll receive:

  • Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays
  • Double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
  • Season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
  • Additional flexible benefits.

You may be working remotely initially, but we`ll provide all the support you need. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website. For any queries please email recruitment@bma.org.uk

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring:
We need your support to make sure our staff come from a variety of backgrounds so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you`re not selected, it would be really helpful if you could complete the diversity & inclusion data when you apply for this role, because we can make sure we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply. Thank you very much.

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