Cloud and Platform Lead

Salary: £450.00 per day
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London
Sectors:IT & Tech

Job Title: Cloud and Platform Lead

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London

Contract Type: 3-month contract

Salary: £450/day (hybrid working)

Role Overview: Reporting directly to the Cloud and Platform Manager, the Cloud and Platform Lead will be responsible for overseeing the availability and technical management of technology infrastructure. This role requires a proactive and innovative individual with strong leadership skills and a deep understanding of cloud and platform technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical management of the technical infrastructure, ensuring adherence to agreed service levels and procedures.
  • Lead the design, procurement, installation, and maintenance of IT infrastructure components, monitoring their performance.
  • Proactively monitor and maintain Cloud and Platform infrastructure, ensuring security and reliability.
  • Assure the security of IT systems, ensuring compliance with relevant standards (PSN, PCI, Cyber Essentials).
  • Contribute to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans, including testing.
  • Produce system designs and specifications, documentation, and architectures for infrastructure components.
  • Act as the owner of the production environment, ensuring quality through Release and Change Management processes.
  • Manage operational procedures for Recoverability, Availability, Capacity, and Security Management.


  • Demonstrable experience managing complex IT and cloud environments.
  • In-depth understanding of desktop and application virtualisation technologies (XenDesktop, XenApp, AppV, PVS, UPM, ADC).
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate teams.
  • Experience working at both strategic and tactical levels to meet business needs.
  • Ability to innovate and think creatively to solve problems.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic team and have the skills and experience required for this role, please apply now