Cloud Platform - Senior ManagerTechnology

Leads Asda’s Cloud Platform Services Function within the Technology Service Operations & Infrastructure directorate. As a Cloud Platform Senior Manager you will be accountable for delivering, maintaining our Azure Cloud Platform along with the operation and continued development of the underpinning technologies and service offerings.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a visible technical leader and evangelist for Asda's Cloud Platform services.
  • Accountable for the operational management of the platform to agreed service levels.
  • Engagement across all functions to maintain and deliver a cloud service roadmap, enabling the organisation to leverage the intrinsic benefits of cloud.
  • Delivery of technical change on the cloud platform aligned to the defined roadmap.
  • Responsible for ensuring cloud costs are attributed and recharged to budget owners. Drive cost optimisation to ensure Asda are getting value from their cloud consumption.
  • Responsible for governing adherence of delivered services to architectural and security standards/best practice.
  • Delivery and maintenance of design patterns and Infrastructure as Code modules to enable product teams to accelerate delivery of their cloud solutions.
  • Leading a multi-skilled hybrid team sourced from Asda and 3rd party suppliers.

Skills

  • Must have leadership experience in a function responsible for critical cloud platforms and services.
  • Must have experience of leading a function delivering value through agile methodologies.
  • The role requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Azure, specifically cloud infrastructure, security, access management and policy.
  • Experience with working and migrating data products from on-prem to Azure.
  • The role requires strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain both your team and relationships with other stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills are essential to successfully operating the function.
  • Influencing skills will also be key to build enthusiasm around cloud adoption and gaining support from senior stakeholders.
  • Highly tuned planning and organisation skills

Work Where it Works

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you to chose where you’ll be the most effective. It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • £8,000 company car or car allowance
  • Company pension 1.5 times colleagues contribution (Max 15%)
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

About You

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

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Rewards and Recognition

Benefits you’ll only find here

10% off Asda pet insurance

10% off selected Asda Pharmacy services

10% off Asda Tyres

20% Asda Travel insurance

30% off Asda Mobile bundles

Free remote GP service

Available to you, your partner and your children, 24/7, year round.

Pension

Save for retirement with up to 7% matched contributions from Asda.

Free physiotherapy consultations

Helping you and your partner take care of yourselves with 8 free sessions per year.

Colleague discounts

10% off at our stores year round – get discounts on groceries and George clothes year round, and even special double discount events.

Company car

Choose a brand new electric company car or a cash allowance within certain roles, the choice is yours.

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Confidential support helpline

Find free emotional, practical, and financial support that’s fully confidential, through a helpline that’s available 24/7, year round.

Cycle to work

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Financial support

Find financial wellbeing tools and support, including the ability to stream your pay.

Free eye tests

Head to our in store opticians for a free checkup and take care of your vision.

Bonus

Sharing our success with a discretionary bonus scheme that really rewards your contributions.

Cancer support

Guidance and support for you and your family, from before diagnosis, to treatment and beyond.

Paid time off

From holiday to sick leave and other types of leave, such as parental leave.

Mental health support

Access free mental health support for you and your family.

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Hybrid working

Work where it works if you’re in a role that can be done remotely.

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The opportunity to be a part of this crucial chapter in Asda's history is one that I couldn't resist.

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Director of Delivery

Work where it works

Here at Asda, we think that the best way to work is to do it where it works best. That’s why all of our teams who are able to work from home, work with each other to figure out a pattern that works for you all, and the business needs. So you can get the most out of work, whether that’s at home, the office, or both.

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