Director of Cloud Implementation
Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.
As the Director of Cloud Implementation, you will be responsible for developing and executing the cloud strategy for our organization.
Essential Duties And Functions.
- Leadership and Team Management: Lead a team of cloud architects, engineers, and administrators, providing clear direction, mentoring, and support. Foster a collaborative and high-performing culture within the team, ensuring effective communication and knowledge sharing.
- Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with executive leadership, business units, and technology teams to understand business needs and drive cloud initiatives that align with strategic objectives. Act as a trusted advisor to key stakeholders, providing guidance on cloud technologies and trends.
- Cloud Operations and Optimization: Oversee the operational aspects of cloud environments, including monitoring, performance optimization, and cost management. Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and scalability.
- Budget and Resource Planning: Develop and manage the cloud budget, forecasting and allocating resources effectively. Collaborate with finance and procurement teams to optimize cloud spending and track return on investment (ROI).
- Technology Evaluation and Innovation: Stay abreast of emerging cloud technologies, trends, and industry best practices. Evaluate new tools, services, and platforms to drive innovation and enhance the organization's cloud capabilities.
- Risk Management and Security: Ensure the security and resilience of cloud-based systems and data. Collaborate with cybersecurity teams to implement robust security controls, incident response plans, and disaster recovery strategies.
- Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. Makes good and timely decisions that propels our company forward
- Interpersonal skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things. Creates an environment where teammates feel connected and energized.
- Written and Oral communication—Communicate a concise message that resonates every time. The individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates group presentation skills.
- Problem solving—Create innovative ways for our customers and our company to be successful. The individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality.
- Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
- Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
- Proven experience in leading cloud transformation initiatives within large enterprises.
- Strong knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and associated services.
- Extensive experience in cloud architecture, migration, and operations.
- Solid understanding of cloud governance, compliance, and risk management practices.
- Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
- Strategic mindset and the ability to align cloud initiatives with business goals.
- Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
- Experience in budget management, financial analysis, and resource planning.
- Relevant current certifications in cloud computing (e.g., AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.