Technical Operations Manager - 15Gifts Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 05/10/2018

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choosing. Studying the key elements that drive people to make confident choices on the high-street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including O2, Virgin Media, EE, Sky, BT, Three and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

Job Description:

We're on a mission to see how close our technology can get to offering the same level of service online as you receive from a brilliant high-street assistant. Our decision engines are already live across some of the largest brands in the UK and are expanding to markets around the globe. 

As we extend our reach globally we’re looking for someone to fill the new position of Technical Operations Manager. The successful candidate will join our fast-growing team and help us manage our IT both in the cloud and on site. This is the initial hire for what we plan to become a technical operations team.

We’re looking for someone to manage and improve our AWS based infrastructure, manage our internal office IT requirements, and ensure we continue to meet security expectations.

Skills Range:

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years experience managing AWS resources.
  • Experience with procurement and provisioning automation tooling (Chef, Puppet, etc)
  • Understanding of and ability to implement industry recognised security principles (ISO-27001, 10 steps to cyber security).
  • Somone who can harden our infrastructure security and implement /respond to intrusion detection.
  • Advise and support us on our move to a containerised environment.
  • Experience managing networks, VPNs, firewalls.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Hiring the right people to support the business IT needs and create a team of like-minded experts.
  • The overall security of all 15gifts activities globally.
  • AWS management, billing, and support as required.
  • Develop, maintain and execute business continuity plans.
  • Responsibility of all office IT Equipment Network, Phones, Macs, etc.
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What We’re Offering:

  • A fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to be responsible for a key aspect of the business - driving a real impact and seeing your work used by thousands of people every day
  • The chance to join a company at an incredibly exciting time of growth
  • Working with some of the largest companies in the UK, including Sky, EE, The Times and Virgin
  • Input into all aspects of the business
  • 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays)
  • Your birthdays off work
  • Fresh fruit, beers and regular social events
  • The occasional office dog visit.

No agencies please

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