Remote Head of Cloud Operations at A5 Labs

Remote Head of Cloud Operations at A5 Labs

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Head of Cloud Operations (CloudOps)
Europe, Remote
At A5 Labs, we power the future of online gambling with AI-driven experiences that set new standards in the industry. If you’ve ever enjoyed an online casino game, there’s a good chance our technology and innovation were at play. Known as a hidden gem of innovation in the iGaming sphere, we’re now seeking a Head of Cloud Operations (CloudOps). This role demands a keen understanding of tech and a track record of success to fuel our continued growth.
Given the great success of A5 Labs, we are now looking to appoint a Head of CloudOps to help our Engineering Team and Company scale up at speed. We are seeking a self-starter, who is experienced in evaluating the needs of our fast-growing company and can shape and grow our CloudOps capabilities in line with the business growth.
As the Head of Cloud Operations (CloudOps) at A5 Labs, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth, efficient, and secure operation of our cloud infrastructure. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our cloud environment, including architecture design, deployment, maintenance, optimization, and security.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Management:

Lead the design, implementation, and management of our cloud infrastructure on platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.

Oversee the provisioning, scaling, and optimization of cloud resources to support our poker platform’s performance and scalability requirements.

Implement best practices for cloud resource management, cost optimization, and capacity planning.
  • System Reliability and Performance:

Ensure high availability, reliability, and performance of our cloud-based systems through proactive monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization.

Implement robust disaster recovery and failover mechanisms to minimize downtime and data loss.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address performance bottlenecks and scalability challenges.

Develop and implement comprehensive security policies, procedures, and controls to safeguard our cloud infrastructure and sensitive data.

Stay abreast of emerging security threats and vulnerabilities, and implement appropriate measures to mitigate risks.

Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards (e.g., GDPR, PCI DSS) related to data privacy and security.
  • Team Leadership and Development:

Build and lead a high-performing CloudOps team, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to team members.

Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning within the CloudOps team.

Define clear goals and performance metrics for the team, and regularly assess and optimize team performance.

Manage relationships with cloud service providers, technology vendors, and third-party partners, ensuring effective collaboration and service delivery.

Evaluate new cloud technologies and services, and make recommendations for adoption based on business needs and strategic objectives.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience of 7-10 years in cloud infrastructure management, with a focus on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Proven track record of designing, building, and managing highly available, scalable, and secure cloud architectures.
  • Strong expertise in cloud automation, configuration management, and infrastructure as code (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud security best practices, identity and access management (IAM), and encryption techniques.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect) are a plus.

In return you’ll benefit from becoming part of a team that’s shaping the future of online gaming, but it also means you’ll be rewarded in ways that truly reflect your contribution and talent, which includes an industry leading base salary, plus uncapped bonuses for outstanding contributions paid out because of quarterly performance reviews, ensuring your hard work and impact are acknowledged and compensated. Embrace the freedom of flexible working hours and a remote-only mentality that lets you work from anywhere—be it from the comfort of your home or a café in another country, alongside our diverse team of over 250 professionals from 32 countries. We’ll also equip you with a technology allowance to ensure you have the best tools at your disposal and an unlimited holiday allowance to ensure you stay fresh and rested.

At A5 Labs, you’ll collaborate with some of the brightest minds from leading AI and gaming companies worldwide. Plus, our engagement flexibility means we’re open to various forms of professional relationships, from direct employment to contracting, all designed to attract the best talent without bureaucracy standing in the way.

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