Head of Technology – Barcelona

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The Role

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We are looking for a positive, self-motivated Head of Technology who will be able to manage our Client’s IT infrastructure to support an efficient workplace. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of leading the development, delivery, protection and optimisation of the Company’s in-house and external technology services;
  • You will ensure that technology platforms, management and strategy are aligned with the current and future business requirements, as well as budgets and KPIs, and that technology operations are carried out smoothly and effectively;
  • Responsibility for games infrastructure management, including setting up hosting and deployment of games application;
  • Ownership of maintaining servers and load balancers, including the installation of the latest security patches;
  • Responsibility for ensuring compliance with jurisdictional requirements for replication of data to relevant territories;
  • You will provide support and ensure the games application has high availability, performance and data endurance;
  • Responsibility for developing IT policies in collaboration with the Management team;
  • Ownership of developing plans for ongoing integration, upkeep and improvement of IT systems, including a Major Incident & Business Continuity plan;
  • Ensuring employee access to and functionality of relevant work systems and applications such as Microsoft Office suite, Confluence and all other systems necessary to operate the business in the best possible way, including problem-solving and day-to-day assistance;
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield a competitive advantage.

The Candidate

  • Relevant degree, e.g. B.Sc. in programming, computer science, computer engineering, or related field;
  • Demonstrable experience and evidence of success in an information management role with multiple stakeholder groups, including the ability to build trust;
  • Relevant industry qualification and evidence of continuous professional development in an IT role;
  • Understanding of data security and other compliance responsibilities;
  • Experience with commissioning services from third parties and managing relationships with suppliers and contractors;
  • Highly motivated with the ability to manage and direct self (and potentially small team) to consistently meet challenging targets within a fast-moving industry and a dynamic organisation;
  • Excellent team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as ability to work independently and collaboratively across diverse teams;
  • Analytical skills to solve problems and analyse data affecting technology requirements;
  • An agile and proactive approach to challenges and opportunities.

The Company

An exciting new gaming company, Sports betting and Casino games, with offices in Barcelona.

The Benefits

  • Attractive salary
  • New technologies

The Location

In addition to the hub locations we specialise in, as an international recruiter Boston Link often receives job opportunities across Europe. As a politically, culturally, and geographically diverse continent it can be hard to assess the merits of relocations to particular areas, but we are on-hand to help with any questions you may have. If you are considering applying for this position but are unsure about relocation, please do get in touch with our consultant using the details below.

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