Nathan Luxford

Agile IT Professional & Leader

Professional

Influential and inclusive technical leader. Recommendations can be found on my LinkedIn.

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Agile

Experienced in managing agile team's were being self-organized is valued over micromanagement.  I am certified as a Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I) and hold a BCS Certificate in Agile.  

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Technical

I am a hands on technical manager with many years of practical operational and project experience. This knowledge is also backed up by holding many vendor certificates including AWS Certified Solutions Architect, VMware Certified Associate and Microsoft Certified IT Professional.

 

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Resilient

Being a security and risk aware IT professional, business and technical solutions are always designed, built and operated to be fully resilient. Aforementioned includes cyber security by employing a defence in depth strategy, DR by designing for failure and also supported by robust business continuity planning and training.

Experience

Examples of my projects, products and professional experience.

Public Cloud

AWS, Azure & Office 365

Private Cloud

Private & Hybrid Cloud

Secure Private Cloud

UK Government Certified Cloud

FINTECH

Hedge Funds and alternative investment

Cloud Architecture & Design

The Well-Architected Platform 

Techical Project Management

Digital & Technical project leadership

Resume

My resume highlights below. Full PDF CV here.

  • 2001-2005

    University of Hertfordshire 

    I studied IT and Computer Science as an undergraduate at the birth places of the modern Computer Science studies. UH, School of Computer Science is one of the largest departments in the country - and one of the most established being over 50 years old as of 2017.

  • July 2006

    First Managed Services Role - Rock IT

    Being my second IT role after completing studies, this was where I learnt real business IT systems. My experience here was essential to learn what customers needed to transform their business with IT systems. At Rock IT I worked my way up from help-desk engineer to Service Director helping grows the customer base and operations team during my five plus years with Rock IT.

  • September 2013

    First Public Sector Focused Role

    Head of Infrastructure Operations

  • january  2015

    Cloud Service Provider Role

     UK Hosting operations manager then later Senior Manager, Customer Engineering at Interoute after the acquisition.


Nathan Luxford 

Agile IT Professional & Leader 

I am a successful, agile and highly knowledgeable cloud IT professional with extensive experience in team leadership and cloud infrastructure. My focus is continuing to enhance my existing management and technical skills to ensure both my team and I excel, in our very challenging and competitive markets.    

Contact ME

Please contact me to discuss a possible contract, employment and professional speaking opportunities.
Either call me on +44 (0)3330064578 or use the below contact form.     

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