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Head of Cloud Delivery

Date: 12-Sep-2021

Location: Macquarie Park

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


We are seeking an innovative Head of Cloud Delivery to help deliver cloud services across our organisation in order to allow us to achieve our goals aligned to strategic growth, sustained competitive advantage, and excellence in customer service. In this newly created role, you will leverage cloud services to consolidate, simplify and harmonise our existing technology footprint as well as to build cloud platform resilience and a robust service management discipline that can be applied across all cloud applications. 


What you’ll do


  • Drive the accelerated transition of our on-prem applications to the cloud, and in the process, ensuring our current IT Operations team is part of the journey.
  • Actively lead and support the IT Operations team to uplift technical capabilities in the cloud arena, and deliver against our strategic goals
  • Use understanding of automation capabilities to direct/guide the team to implement automation in the areas of; testing, configuration management, integration, and cloud resource consumption to contain costs and drive efficiencies
  • Apply solid strategic thinking combined with industry knowledge to build organisational trust through excellence in our initial cloud migration initiatives with the intent of rapidly earning organisational credibility to accelerate these activities
  • Lead with sensitivity and respect team reskilling to ensure that we have fit for purpose cloud capability, and an optimised residual pool of critical skills required for legacy application support


What you’ll bring


  • Tertiary qualifications in a technology-based discipline
  • A demonstrated career working with public cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Cloud automation practices (CICD and DevOps Practices)
  • A proven track record in delivering in an Agile environment


What we can offer you


  • Hybrid working – flexibility is in our DNA, so we blend working from anywhere with time in the office
  • Free on-site parking and access to public transport
  • An extra week of annual leave after your first year as part of our Fifth Week program, and the opportunity to purchase annual leave to help you recharge


At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart. 


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.


Make your Mark!