Colo Ghost

I'm currently looking for a new adventure and have put this page together to let you know a little more about me, the type of organisation I'm looking for and how I might be able to help you. If you like what you see and would like to discuss further please send me a message.

A little about me

  • Passionate about technology and the teams who build and run it
  • 25+ years professional experiance across a variety of technologies and business sectors
  • Generalist background with a focus on Unix/Linux environments at scale
  • Assembled, developed and led empowered technical teams:
    • Infrastructure/Solutions Architecture
    • WebOps / TechOps
    • Database Administration
    • Network Design and Administration
    • Application Support
    • Datacentre Engineering
  • Direct and matrix management of technical teams across multiple geographies and cultures
  • Experience leading (small) web development teams
  • Definition and management of multi-million £ budgets
  • Management of complex technology projects

What am I seeking?

A leadership role within an empowered, determined organisation moving at pace and able to see the difference that they are making. My ideal organisation would:
  • Have a heavy reliance on technology to deliver their product or service
  • Have in-house engineering and operations teams or have a desire to bring them in-house
  • Be experiencing, or have plans for, aggressive growth
  • Posess a highly collaborative culture
  • Be passionate about their mission, even if it's not fully defined yet
  • Have a strong customer service ethos
  • Have a tight-knit team who work hard and have fun together

Why should you consider hiring me?

I bring a wealth of experience in architecting, building and operating scalable highly available infrastructures and the teams that run them. I lead by example, promoting and fostering a highly collaborative and supportive environment where my colleagues feel both valued and challenged. I remain calm in the most challenging situations always focussing on delivering the best possible service to the business and it's customers.

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