Head of Cloud Enablement - Cloud Evangelist

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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

  • Build and lead a customer focused cloud enablement team that works with business aligned teams to design, develop, test and deploy cloud infrastructure
  • Engage with the business units to help them understand when and how to utilize public cloud platforms and track the progress of engagements
  • Build relationships with quantitative, software engineering, and data science teams to develop strategies for operating in a cloud
  • Based on the business needs, set the technical direction and drive the development requirements for our cloud platforms 

Desired Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience consulting with business units to develop public cloud solutions
  • Experience building and leading development and engineering teams
  • Strong knowledge of public cloud platforms with deep expertise in at least one
  • Experience developing collaboratively, including infrastructure as code, preferably in python
  • Strong understanding of serverless architectures including containers and functions
  • Systems engineering knowledge, including understanding of Linux, security, and networking
  • Knowledge of configuration and automation tools, such as Chef, Ansible, Salt, Vagrant, Packer
  • Cloud templating tools such as CloudFormation, Cloud Deployment Manager Templates
  • Experience with building, monitoring, and alerting on logs and metrics
  • Cloud Networking including connectivity, routing, DNS, VPCs, proxies, and load balancers
  • Cloud Security including IAM, Certificate Management, and Key management
  • Strong employee development and team building
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Self-starter able to execute independently, on a deadline, and under pressure
Location: New York City, NY
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