IHG Hotel Infrastructure Specialist - DevOps & Automation of Hotel Openings in Burton on Tent, United Kingdom

Hotel Infrastructure Specialist - DevOps & Automation of Hotel Openings

Job Number R158882

Hotel Brand:

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - United Kingdom - - Burton on Tent

Description

About us

Hotel Infrastructure Specialist Permanent Based Branston Corporate office DE14

If DevOps, Scripting, and Automation of Infrastructure (in this instance Hotel Openings) is your thing read on…

As technology moves quickly so do we at IHG and as such we are looking for an Infrastructure DevOps, Automation and Infrastructure Specialist to join our newly created “Hotel Infrastructure and Implementation team within the larger Global Hotel and Owner Solutions organisation at our newly refurbished offices in Branston.

Your day to day

Job Summary

Succinctly you will design, develop, manage and run the automation of our infrastructure for hotel openings, whilst documenting Best Practice, Standards and Policies around these products and technologies. We are looking for someone to bring us this capability into the team, and work with the wider infrastructure team to automate common processes initially, then look to improve, formalise and automate more processes with the ultimate aim of enabling the seamless and effortless opening of our new hotels across our region, which includes Europe, Russia and potentially Asia.

Other areas of involvement might be designing new platforms such as our Virtual Desktop environment, designing cloud solutions, and deploying Network Solutions in hotels – but your primary focus will be automating, and scripting infrastructure so we can open hotels, faster, quicker and at a lower cost to our owners.

Using your existing experience with PowerShell, Python and Rest API, and automation of infrastructure you will contribute to the development and delivery of the IHG vision of Great Hotels that Guests Love.

You will deliver a secure compliant technology infrastructure bedrock including PCI-DSS and Security compliance.

the success of this role.

From a personal perspective, you will be driven by driving technical advancement to a wider audience through communicating at all levels with a vast variety of cultures and levels.

You will be motivated by getting results through engaging multiple stakeholders and using your analytical and problem solving abilities to influence and guide.

What we need from you

Essential Skills and expertise needed

Ideally you will have several years’ practical experience with a strong technical understanding of Infrastructure, Windows Systems, Firewalls and Network technology. Whilst Hospitality experience would be a differentiating factor it is not an essential at this stage.

What is essential however is: -

Strong / Expert Python programming skills or equivalent.

Expert PowerShell programming experience coupled with

Knowledge of how APIs work (REST).

Understanding of how to automate common infrastructure processes

Strong Network knowledge such as Cisco, Cisco Meraki would be highly advantageous.

Knowledge of DevOps tools (i.e. Chef, Puppet etc.)

Microsoft Windows infrastructure including Active Directory.

Strong communications/influence and engagement skills as building internal and key external relationships is critical to the success of this role.

From a personal perspective, you will be driven by driving technical advancement to a wider audience through communicating at all levels with a vast variety of cultures and levels.

You will be motivated by getting results through engaging multiple stakeholders and using your analytical and problem solving abilities to influence and guide.

What we offer

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to join one of the world’s fastest growing Hotel companies at a time where you will be able to play a huge part in shaping our technological future.

Working within a FTSE 100 organisation with a language that is new to most of our industry will enable you to be at the forefront of the success of a relatively new technology.

You will become involved in making key decisions on the technical design and planning side along with supplier selection and management

All this along with a very comprehensive salary and benefits package as benefits the award-winning organisation that IHG is.

Most of all we give you room to be yourself……. interested Then please apply today.