Dir. Cloud Strategy & Governance

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Public Cloud, the Director of Cloud Strategy and Governance will manage the governance around how our teams request, manage and optimize cloud services and lead the work of developing and documenting our multi-year cloud strategy. The position requires strong business, financial, technical and program management acumen as well as an ability to work with senior leaders in a high paced environment managing diverse activities.  

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead, develop and grow a high performing team consisting of technical and business leads
  • Develop, document, and communicate the strategy, vision and business objectives for our Cloud organization
  • Develop the processes and policies for our internal teams’ use of public cloud resources (including intake, infrastructure placement, etc…)
  • Work with our application teams and business units to translate their needs and concepts into a multi-year cloud strategy with clear deliverables and KPIs
  • Manage, monitor, and forecast our public cloud spend across the company; track our usage relative to forecasts to ensure our teams are effectively managing their cloud spend
  • Govern our contracts with Cloud Service Providers; ensure we’re managing to SLAs with vendors and tracking and managing the benefits from our agreements (ex. credits, training, etc…)
  • Implement and continue to improve our FinOps program across Rogers; provide visibility to our teams on their cloud spend while ensuring they’re aware of how their application roadmaps will impact their cloud usage
  • Continue the deployment and refinement of our chargeback model for cloud services and provide recommendations and guidance for cloud optimizations
  • Partner with the Cyber Security team to understand required security controls, policies and ensure that they get implemented consistently across the Rogers
  • Liaise with leaders across the Rogers IT, Finance and our Business Units to ensure our cloud strategy and services are able to meet current and future requirements

 

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience working with Cloud and Infrastructure solutions and 10+ years of progressive business experience and team leadership
  • MBA considered an asset
  • Azure Fundamentals/AWS Cloud Practitioner Certifications
  • FinOps.org certification considered an asset
  • Professionally develop business relationships with leaders from external companies of all sizes
  • Strong communications skills – translate technical concepts for a broad audience and communicate at an Exec level
  • Knowledge of cloud design patterns, cloud security controls implementations, cloud operations and cloud cost models with experience implementing best practices or suggested improvements
  • Experience suggesting competitive and innovative technical decisions, obtaining client buy-in and delivering on commitments
  • Experience with public cloud architecture, cloud strategy, migration patterns and tools
  • Experience with various enterprise applications and IT services
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (824), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 240187
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology 

 

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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