Purpose of the role
The purpose of the role is to help to make IT at Peak feel frictionless and seamless, providing great levels of service across all areas of the business. You will support the Peak team from an IT perspective, including hardware, software and security.
You may see some skills and experience mentioned that you aren’t familiar with yet and that’s ok - If you’re driven, curious and ready to learn new things we’re open to seeing what you’ve got to offer!
At Peak we are on a mission to make AI accessible for all businesses by providing them with the ability to drive value from their data. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & 3 star accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.
We have ambitious plans over the coming years; to capture a large part of this new market, expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. This is a great time to join Peak and the Chief Information Officer function, as we start the next stage of our global growth.
We are looking for someone who is excited by the challenge of helping to create a new function in support of this rapid growth. This presents a unique and exciting opportunity to really put your stamp on how internal IT works at Peak, and we’re looking for someone who is constantly looking to improve how things are done.
You will work closely with the CIO to shape the IT Support function at Peak, in order to support our rapid growth. We want to develop a high performance team that is seen as a true enabler for the business:
Skills & Experience
We’d love to see someone who can demonstrate the following:
You’ll be involved in strategy as well as the tactical elements of keeping Peak’s IT in great shape. You’ll also get great exposure to other areas within the function such as compliance and Information Security, and as a natural part of the role you’ll be highly involved with all teams in the business. This role will also work closely with our Engineering team, and there will be opportunities to share knowledge and develop in more technical areas.
The Peak IT Landscape
The Peak business runs on a modern landscape of mostly Apple Mac laptops, a handful of Windows machines with a substantial use of Cloud based software. We have teams around the world, based in Manchester, Jaipur, Edinburgh, Brisbane, and more! Our offices do have a few printers and telephones but most of our communication happens over Slack and Video calls such as Zoom or Google Hangouts.
We’re on a big mission at Peak ‘to be the global leaders of AI’ and we need teammates with the some particular values-driven qualities to help us make this happen:
The Peak Decision Intelligence Platform
Leveraging serverless and container architecture, Peak is built for handling data at scale. It enables businesses to productionize AI, end-to-end, in a single platform. Insights and intelligence can be accessed via an array of outputs including in-built and custom apps, integrated via APIs and more.
You can read more about Peak on our website too.
Inclusion and Diversity at Peak
Our mission at Peak is to help businesses do great things with AI - we are the innovators, the disruptors and the gamechangers.
Diverse and inclusive companies will drive the fourth industrial revolution - and we will lead from the front.
Over the next 5 years, we need more than words to create a stronger company and a fairer society, which is why Peak is committed to not only creating an amazing place to work, but a diverse and inclusive one too.
We want to create awesome teams and leadership, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their ideas to solve the complex problems for the companies and the communities we serve.
Founded in Manchester in 2015 by Richard Potter, David Leitch and Atul Sharma, Peak is on a mission to change the way the world works. We have offices in Manchester, London, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our decision intelligence platform provides businesses all over the world with AI-powered solutions that drive commercial outcomes.
Connecting data sets from across an organisation to provide predictive insight and recommended actions, the Peak platform directs fast and effective decision making. It is used by leading brands including Nike, Pepisco, KFC, Sika and PrettyLittleThing.
In August 2021, Peak announced a $75m Series C funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund II. We have grown significantly over the last three years, and now number over 200 people globally. This year Peak received a Best Companies 3-star accreditation, which recognizes extraordinary levels of employee engagement and was ranked by The Sunday Times as one of the Best 100 Companies to Work For in 2020 and 2021.
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