RSM is growing and developing innovative systems leveraging Microsoft Azure and is looking for Leadership to help us grow. The Senior Director Client Solutions is a National IT position responsible for shaping cloud architecture, and directing design and development activities of cloud applications in the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. As the domain leader this person will be developing and maintaining the direction, coordination, best practices and standards of solutions designed leveraging Azure. This person will also direct, coordinate, and develop Azure standards for hybrid cloud configurations, replication, orchestration, integration techniques and change management for utilizing cloud services for the management of storage, compute, and network resources. This high energy individual will be an effective communicator, problem solver, creative thinker, fast learner, and enjoys working with other highly motivated team members.
Synthesize Azure Cloud platform offerings into first class solutions for RSM and direct our solution teams to realize the technology strategy
Lead the Azure product teams from a technical perspective to design, implement, support, and maintain custom solutions within the Azure cloud platform while integrating with multiple systems, both internal and external
Establish and maintain evolution of an enterprise Azure strategy and governance in collaboration with various stakeholders throughout the organization. Evaluate emerging cloud and infrastructure technologies
Oversee the execution of Azure governance processes and manage expectations with stakeholders
Develop, ensure, and increase the speed of knowledge growth and platform maturity in Azure to ensure consistent coding and configuration practices and consistent application of best practices
Recommend best practices around Cloud Security, Service Quality, Scalability, Privacy, Risk Mitigation, Capacity Planning, Disaster Recovery, Control and Monitoring
Establish, coordinate and maintain best practice Cloud data integrity procedures, processes and policies
Provide analysis of various cost models, chargeback models for cloud computing and consulting for development and configuration of new Azure platform enhancements, data integration and migration needs per requirements
Participate in recruiting to ensure RSM continues to hire and develop top of the line talent in regards to the Azure platform
Bachelor of Science or equivilent experience in Software Engineering/Cloud/technology leadership role
7 years experience in Cloud Management and Governance experience
7 years experience building on premise, off-premise and hybrid solutions
5 years experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
Strong experience in Agile and working within multiple frameworks
Knowledge and experience with Application Lifecycle Management with Microsoft Team Foundation Server
Understanding and experience with Business processes, i.e. Tax platforms are a plus
Experience presenting to C-level executive and Board of Director levels
Proficiency in performing and reporting risk, business impact
Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting cloud architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans.
Knowledge and experience leading teams focused on Azure cloud and related cloud technologies
Hands on experience with large scale implementation(s) of Azure in an enterprise environment specifically around:
Masters of Science