Director, Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
Company: Valley Bank
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Director of Cloud Platform & Infrastructure key role will be
to define the overarching Cloud Platform & Infrastructure
engineering strategy, architecture, design, technology selection
and deployment of solutions that meet business demand.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Build best in
class technical Platform and Infrastructure solutions on Azure
Cloud to address requirements for scalability, reliability,
security, and performance.
Work across geographically dispersed and integrated project teams
to develop the strategy, architecture, roadmaps, design and
implementation of Cloud Platform & Infrastructure solutions.
Provide leadership, vision and oversight across the engineering
pillars to provide holistic end to end solutions.
Lead component of enterprise-wide program such as Future State
Design and implement an enterprise management program focused on a
best-in-class over-arching strategy across the technology platforms
for impact analysis, design and resiliency reviews. a. Design and
Implement Hybrid Cloud architecture
b. Develop and manage Cloud Center of Excellence i. Defined
architecture patterns for Private and Public cloud 1. Preference
for Cloud Native and Serverless architecture
2. Container based architectures
3. Hybrid environment to include general compute, network and
4. Highly available Azure multi-AZ and region designs to support
platforms with varying business RTO/RPO requirements
5. Multi-service, inter-network, hybrid connectivity optimized for
multiple LOB applications and data integration.
ii. Deploy Infrastructure as Code automation capabilities
(Terraform, ARM, Cloud Formation etc.).
iii. Established Cloud working group for continued development of
cloud policy, standards, patterns, solutions and procedures for
architecture, security, and operations excellence
iv. Develop DevSecOps practice and onboarding program to accelerate
v. Environment strategy - management, deployment and configuration
vi. Operational security and excellence programs (ie: logging and
vii. Infrastructure training - Cloud training program, best
practices, Infrastructure as Code, etc.
c. Lead and coordinate the work
of an integrated project teams comprised of developers, subject
matter experts, database administrators, system administrators, and
system architects for program to implement and maintain
enterprise-level information technology applications.
d. Accountable for the development, monitoring, and compliance to
the relevant budget.
Drive optimal forecasting, capacity planning across the services
areas for high availability, lifecycle management and disaster
recovery planning (DRP).
Responsible for the quality and performance of the services
provided from managed service providers. a. Provides direction to
the team to ensure the managed service partners have the necessary
process, tools, and support to be successful.
b. Acts as the fourth level escalation point for incidents related
to multiple engineering platform failures and related DRP
c. Works with the operations teams, Managed Service Partners and
Vendor Management, as appropriate, to ensure the equipment and
services adhere to our over-arching strategy, standards and
d. Partner with the Vendor Performance Management to provide input
on ensuring that the relevant managed service provider(s) adheres
to contractual and commercial obligations (e.g., ARCs, RRCs, SLA
Oversees problem resolution activities and ensures that the process
is timely and reaches a successful solution and that the
overarching strategy is adjusted as appropriate.
Document and communicate roadmaps, standards and business
continuity planning as well as serve as the focal point for all
technology and related matters.
Manage the budget responsibly for in-scope related services, as
well as prioritization and recommendations of capital investments
Ensure high quality and performance of the services provided from
SaaS providers. Sponsor engineering topics, related projects and
continuous transformation efforts.
Maintain professional knowledge of current trends and developments
IT Infrastructure synergies across the -technology pillars.
Drive problem resolution activities, drive successful solutions and
adjust overarching strategies as needed.
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