Head of IT – DevOps Platform – Qatar Airways , Qatar

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To establish, deliver, and refine a platform engineering roadmap to ensure that all platforms and products remain current, deliver value to product engineering teams, and supports the needs of internal stakeholders in terms of scalability, resilience, security, capacity, and operational maintenance.
Define a technology roadmap that includes deliverables focused on the continued improvement of the supported solutions, and empowering a DevOps culture through the use of automated platform capabilities underpinning customer-focused product engineering and development.
Anticipate product features by tracking dependent product strategies and roadmaps, eliciting stakeholder input, monitoring industry advancements, and collecting business needs.
Inform the development of the overall solutions architecture for Qatar Airways, ensuring that our underlying platforms are designed and engineered to facilitate and empower innovative product development and promoting automation, reuse, and consistency across the technology estate.
Develop and build a well-documented and centralised API estate, promoting reuse, and supporting API versioning and end-to-end lifecycle management.
Oversee the design and build of platform services with appropriate levels of security, ensuring that they are secure by design. Respond swiftly to new and emerging security threats and vulnerabilities.
Define and implement policies to manage the platforms securely, including identity and access management, patching, and disaster recovery.
Create tools and automated workflow capabilities to enable our software engineers to test and promote code across the different environments and into production with maximum velocity.
In collaboration with Product Engineering, and colleagues in Service Management and Operations, work to reduce or eliminate manual or repetitive tasks, improving the end-to-end health and performance of the underlying platforms.
To ensure that the infrastructure is developed in a manner that supports delivery of services to multiple platforms with appropriate levels of resilience and performance.
To ensure that Qatar Airways has a common, consistent, and flexible platform that continuously delivers the tools, interfaces, and components that drive our products and services.

Requirements / Skill Set
Relevant college or University qualification to minimum Bachelor’s level
Minimum 10 years relevant experience
Expert in cloud computing platforms (Microsoft Azure highly preferred).
Broad experience in building CI/CD pipelines through the use of common stack (Jenkins, etc).
Experience with managing and configuring logging and monitoring systems.
Experience with container run times such as Kubernetes highly desirable.
Experience with board cloud, monitoring, infra as code tech desirable.
Cloud architecture.
Infrastructure as code style provisioning.
Build of CI/CD pipelines for service based architectures.
Very good command of English.
Demonstrated success in building an environment which fosters and rewards collaboration, accountability, and trust.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills across every level of the organization,

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