Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Platform Director

Reporting to the VP Platform Operations, the Platform Technology Director is responsible for our senior operations engineers.  This team is responsible for; the infrastructure and core services that enable Bango customers to thrive, integrating customers systems into the Bango platform, automation, tooling and monitoring, developing innovative cloud solutions to complex problems and problem resolution.

This is a senior but hands on role. The ideal candidate needs to be senior enough to lead a technical team but technical enough to dive into the database and logs to solve complex problems.

App developers, stores and payment providers cross the threshold into the Bango ecosystem to converge, grow and thrive.

By bringing businesses together and powering e-commerce with unique data-driven insights, Bango delivers new business opportunities and new dimensions of growth for customers around the world. Being inside the Bango circle means global merchants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft can work together with payment partners from Africa to the Americas, accelerating the performance of everyone on the inside. Bango. Thrive inside the circle.

 


Role

Reporting to the VP Platform Operations, the Platform Technology Director is responsible for our senior operations engineers.  This team is responsible for; the infrastructure and core services that enable Bango customers to thrive, integrating customers systems into the Bango platform, automation, tooling and monitoring, developing innovative cloud solutions to complex problems and problem resolution.

This is a senior but hands on role. The ideal candidate needs to be senior enough to lead a technical team but technical enough to dive into the database and logs to solve complex problems.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the infrastructure and core services for the Bango global platform
  • Integration of new customers into the Bango platform
  • Line management of a multi skill technical team of up to 8 in Cambridge
  • Responsible for the health and reliability of the Bango platform
  • Acting as the technical authority and evangelist within the operations teams
  • Managing/Mentoring/growing the team covering infrastructure, cloud and solution provision\delivery
  • Embed best practice and change into the platform
  • Drive the evolution of platform deployment, integration, logging and monitoring solutions 

Experience

  • Cloud engineering with knowledge of building failure-resistant/recoverable systems
  • Engineering for multiple technologies and architectures (Java, .NET, Windows, Linux, containers, microservices, etc)
  • Infrastructure (DNS, DR, Compliance, IAM, Cloud Environments, SSL, Load Balancers, SQL, etc)
  • Core Tooling/Services (Monitoring, Logging, Alerting, Configuration, AMIs, etc)
  • Technical background with strong infrastructure knowledge
  • Good understanding of product development, devops and ops/infrastructure environments
  • Managing and motivating a technical team
  • Supplier management, selection & relationship building
  • Experience advocating, explaining, and promoting distributed cloud-native architectures and platforms
  • Comfortable talking to stakeholders at all levels both internally and in customers
  • Understanding of mobile network operator charging API’s and flows an advantage
  • Software development experience an advantage 

Skills

  • Hands on technical
  • Can articulate complex problems clearly and concisely
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • High degree of diligence and professionalism with meticulous attention to detail
  • Flourishes in a targeted and fast paced environment  

Location

  • Cambridge, UK

Benefits

  • A friendly, informal working environment
  • Your own Bango buddy - to help you settle in 
  • Bendi-time (flexible working hours)
  • Bango social events 
  • Choose your own headphones, keyboard & mouse
  • Generous share option scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 28 days with 4 years' service
  • Cycle to work, gym discount
  • Financial support for employee activity groups and charitable activities
  • Free fruit, drinks and snacks, limitless tea, coffee and good quality espressos
  • Company branded hoodie… to keep you happy and comfortable 
  • Group personal pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program