Head of Cloud Platform

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We are currently supporting a successful global company in the Finance / Investment Technology space who is looking to hire a Head of Cloud Platform.  You will work in a greenfield environment and have the chance to help shape their overall cloud security strategy.

The firm is building a cloud engineering and enablement practice across multiple cloud platforms.  This is a functional team that will work across multiple lines of business, and enable engineers and developers throughout the firm to deploy applications on cloud platforms.  Leveraging your technical background, you will act as an evangelist working with other groups on how to best leverage the cloud platform and cloud formations.  We are looking for someone truly passionate about what they do and who has spent a good amount of time both on the job and outside of work pursuing a passion for Cloud Technologies.   

Principal Responsibilities 

  • Set development standards around source control, testing, and continuous integration for both applications and infrastructure as code
  • Architect a framework and tools to enable consistent delivery of applications and infrastructure across multiple cloud platforms in an automated and repeatable manner
  • Provide guidance to software engineering teams aligned with other business units as they develop strategies for operating on public cloud platforms
  • Work closely with enablement teams and engineers to prioritize and manage development effort

Desired Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience with Cloud provider APIs and automation
  • Experience with continuous integration, unit, and functional testing
  • Systems engineering knowledge, including understanding of Linux, security, and networking
  • Automated creation of Linux AMIs using internal repositories and tools like Packer
  • Configuration and automation tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Salt
  • Cloud Formation or other cloud environment build automation tools, including the automated provisioning, replication, and scaling of entire environments
  • Experience with building, monitoring, and alerting on logs and metrics, including CloudWatch
  • AWS VPC, VPC Peering, Security Groups, and Network ACLs
  • IAM, including Roles and Federation
  • Elastic Load Balancing and Route 53
  • AWS KMS and Certificate Manager
Location: New York City, NY
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