• Director of Information Technology

    Requisition ID 2459766
    Job Locations GB-London
  • Posting Description

    We’re hiring!

     

    Aon Cyber Solutions are currently recruiting a Director to join our team in London.

     

     About the Role

     

    The Director of Information Technology role is to serve as a key member of the Information Technology department’s management team. The Director of IT is also responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing information technology initiatives to support AON Cyber Solutions in EMEA.

     

    Ensure efficient operations of IT infrastructure, oversee on-site and off-site redundancy of customer data, and respond rapidly to any server and storage problems. Perform risk analysis to avoid any issues with IT systems, and quickly develop solutions to ensure high systems availability.

     

    Hands on technical leadership role for corporate and customer-facing solutions, server platforms, virtualization, storage systems and security infrastructure.  Delivered accomplishments in incident response and remediation, datacenter and corporate support, systems analysis, technical document development, technology vendor management, contract negotiations, team building, and staff management.

     

    Essential Job Functions

    • Motivate and develop direct reports and other staff.
    • IT project planning and management
    • Technology vendor collaboration
    • Business continuity planning
    • Storage and compute management
    • Systems engineering
    • Developing and implementing highly available and scalable technology infrastructures
    • Technical product evaluation and selection.
    • Strong communications skills.
    • Ability to present technical concepts and create technical documentation.
    • Team player, Goal oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete.

    About you

     

    As the Director of Information Technology your skills and qualifications will ideally include;

     

    Technical requirements:

    • Extensive knowledge and experience of compute environments, multi-tiered storage architectures and all aspects of component connectivity. The following technologies preferred:
      • UCS Blade Infrastructure Knowledge
      • SAN, preferably Pure Storage
      • NAS, preferably EMC Isilion
      • VMWare
      • Citrix Technologies including Netscaler.
      • Enterprise Backup solutions
      • Cloud Computing, AWS / Azure / Google
    • Ability to analyze and compare best of breed technologies.
    • Oversight of monitoring solutions to provide quick issue response and resolution.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience with multi-site architectures and high availability configurations.
    • Strong ability to assess disaster recovery functionality within every layer of the Infrastructure.
    • Thorough understanding of security vulnerabilities in each environment and importance of risk assessments.
    • Experience with satellite office solution architecture for LAN, MAN and WAN distances.

    Candidates must also possess:

    • Strong interpersonal communication and clear and articulate speech.
    • The ability to expertly convey information in non-technical terms with professionalism and confidence.
    • Capacity for adaptation to a rapidly changing environment.
    • Thorough experience within all areas of infrastructure including network integration.
    • Must be technically hands-on and able to offer assistance with tasks.

     

     Salary and Benefits

     

    This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, and additional holiday.

     

    About Cyber Solutions

     

    Aon's Cyber Solutions offers holistic cyber risk management, unsurpassed investigative skills, and proprietary technologies to help clients uncover and quantify cyber risks, protect critical assets, and recover from cyber incidents.

     

    About Aon

     

    Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions.  Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

     

    Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

    by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

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