Head IT Operations

Unlimit Recruitment, s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
3 500 - 4 500 EUR/month(Depending on you skill level and seniority)

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As a Head of IT Operations you will become a leader of a growing and dynamic entrepreneurial team (10-12 members) within start-up unit of our client, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

- Define and deliver IT Operations strategy in close alignment with the technology team as well as various business partners
- Ensure high degree of automation of continuous integration & continuous development pipeline
- Monitor and ensure availability, performance and security of our applications and take corrective actions to identify and handle incidents
- Evolve the team structure in line with business growth and ensure talent development across different roles
- Lead cloud oversight methodology in orchestration with Information Security, Compliance, Legal and Risk Management

Employee perks, benefits

- Flexible working time and flexibility to choose working hours from 6:00 hours to 22:00 hours, split the day or work from home (in agreement with the line manager)
- Training & Development: Online and classroom trainings – Language education, professional and leadership trainings, technical trainings, external education etc.
- 5 Extra Vacation Days in addition to the minimum required by Slovak law
- Public transportation benefit: 50% of the Annual Public Transport Ticket valid on ZONE 100 + 101 Annual Public Transport Ticket
- Fully-covered lunch allowance
- Special events: Paid leave or other forms of support when special events occur in your life (wedding, child birth, sickness..)

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Financial consultancy, intermediation of financial services and insurance

Our client is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients.
The site in Bratislava with more than 1000 employees is one of the youngest, yet the 3rd biggest location in the group globally and is growing continuously.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Amazon Web Services (AWS) - advanced
DevOps - advanced
ITIL framework - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

- You have hands on experience with leading a team in charge of Amazon Web Services, DevOps, Release Management and ITIL
- You are proficient in IT Security in a cloud context and you are comfortable with operating in a regulated industry
- You are a strong communicator able to effectively convey complex concepts and you understand the trade-offs of the technical solutions vs. the business challenges
- You are proficient in English and in another European language


Brief description of the company

Recruitment company with focus on IT jobs.

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

Unlimit Recruitment, s.r.o.
Cintorínska 9
811 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Miroslava Preisingerová
Tel.: +421918452856
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3865428  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 500 EUR/month