Sr Manager Technology Cloud COE Dallas or Detroit metro

Comerica Bank

Auburn Hills, MI, USA Remote




May 14

Cloud Center of Excellence Manager

We are looking for a leader that is passionate about AWS, Cloud Native Solutions, and enjoys being a coach to help drive adoption in a dynamic enterprise environment. Comerica is an industry leader in cloud adoption with over 80% of applications running in the cloud with a bold target to completely exit all on premise data centers in 2024.

We are looking for a leader that understands cloud management, DevSecOps, Containerization, AWS cloud native services, and FinOps to help teams implement modern cost effective highly scalable and resilient solutions.

This is an exciting role that will collaboration with our CTO, Transformation Office, and Architects throughout the bank. It is an amazing opportunity to be part of a modernization with a great team and company.

Areas Of Responsibilities Includes

  • Being part of the leadership team that is driving the bold vision to transform to a next generation Cloud environment that will enhance the simplicity, automation, and resiliency.
  • Establishing strong partnerships with business domains, application domains, operations, and Enterprise Security.
  • Fostering engagement and momentum to create the infrastructure and frameworks to become a cloud-first business.
  • Thinking as a product owner for cloud. Treating cloud like a product with forward looking release schedules.
  • Leading development of standard patterns through IaC based automation.
  • Attracting and building a strong team with core competencies in AWS and Azure.
  • Fostering engagement and momentum to create the infrastructure and frameworks to become a cloud-first business.
  • Execute ongoing compliance reviews to ensure our cloud environments are compliant to risk and security controls.
  • Build a discipline of proactive issue resolution that supports SRE principles.

Position Responsibilities


  • Partner with corporate functional leaders and execute a technology strategy that will enhance overall business capabilities.
  • Stay abreast of technology industry trends and best practices.
  • Continuously transform the organization to increase efficiencies and reduce overall expense.
  • Partner with innovation team to test and learn emerging technology and its viable applicability to enhance corporate business capabilities.

Delivery Planning and Execution

  • Create, prioritize, plan, and execute portfolio/product roadmaps through collaboration with Product Management and DevOps, including the on-going resequencing of projects in the portfolio roadmap as priorities shift.
  • Complete 90% of projects within 5-10% of approved funding and 1 month of baselined completion date.
  • Reduce time to market by utilizing Agile methodologies. Provides insights on risks based on broad experience.
  • Develops project risk profile, mitigation plan and contingency plan.

Technology/Operational/ Risk Control

  • Lead integration and synergy between architecture/technology planning and development initiatives, providing direction and decisions in application development to support platforms.
  • Cultivate good system management disciplines including clearly defined and documented roles and responsibilities, documented phase processes and checkpoint and detailed planning for system deployment.
  • Provide status reports by established deadlines for SCPT, MRO, IT Project Status, BIG Project Portfolio Summary, Status Reporting by BIG.
  • Ensures compliance and control activities support technology and enterprise business objectives and are aligned with executive risk tolerances and expectations.
  • Ensures processes and controls within assigned area to enhance performance, security, reliability, and availability of systems.
  • Drive a continuous improvement and compliant culture through documented policies, procedures, and architecture.


  • Leads large size technical project teams or programs that span the enterprise.
  • Manage the financials of the assigned area with attention to the details of budgets while exhibiting a strict cost discipline and financial performance.
  • Manage and develop team cultivating a spirit of one team with shared goals and objectives.
  • Select, motivate, and retain high performing talent.
  • Work with senior leaders to evolve culture and organizational behavior, elevating technology into a strategic partner.
  • Act as the principal technology advisor to corporate organizations and a champion for identifying, leading, and driving information technology transformation.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or other relevant technology degrees or equivalent through a combination of education and/or technology experience or High School diploma or GED OR 12 years of progressively responsible experience
  • 8 years of technology experience and proficiency
  • 8 years of experience leading large, complex/critical technology projects
  • 8 years of experience influencing strategy for large organizations
  • 6 years of experience managing others
  • 5 years of experience working with AWS and Azure Cloud providers
  • This position is not eligible for sponsorship. Must have indefinite employment authorization.

Auburn Hills Operations Center8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday

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