Azure Delivery Manager - AHEAD United States Bookmark Share Print 71 0 0

Listing Description

AHEAD builds platforms for digital business. By weaving together advances in cloud infrastructure, automation and analytics, and software delivery, we help enterprises deliver on the promise of digital transformation.

At AHEAD, we prioritize creating a culture of belonging, where all perspectives and voices are represented, valued, respected, and heard. We create spaces to empower everyone to speak up, make change, and drive the culture at AHEAD. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate based on an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. 

We embrace all candidates that will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives at AHEAD. 

The Cloud Services Manager oversees the day-to-day delivery of cloud services to Ahead Managed Services customers, and in cooperation with the Product Manager, provides technical guidance and leadership to the Sales and Cloud Services teams for the Cloud & DevOps Managed Services offerings. The Cloud Services Manager is a highly-skilled technical expert and project lead, with significant in-depth, hands-on experience architecting, designing, developing, and deploying technology. The Cloud Services Manager is responsible for successful services of high-quality, profitable services to enterprise clients as well as financial and resource management within their specific service area. The Cloud Services Manager has responsibility for understanding, planning, and leading the services of cloud and automation solutions for clients. This individual acts as a trusted adviser on technology-related topics including technology strategy, framing the business value coming from AHEAD initiatives, and articulating how this work enables clients to meet their business goals and objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of 5-15 engineers and architects
  • Act as an AHEAD leadership contact with client executive teams
  • Provide consultation and monthly reports with respect to the client’s cloud-based infrastructure
  • Work with team to build individualized career development plans
  • Coach, mentor, and develop direct reports, including overseeing new employee on-boarding
  • Lead employees to meet the expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment
  • Provide performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action
  • Actively manage bench time to support progress toward utilization targets, individual development goals, and solution development goals
  • Understand sales pipeline and team capacity and capabilities and work with practice leadership to adjust staffing plans as needed
  • Maintain skills and certification inventory of team
  • Consciously create a workplace culture that supports the values and guiding principles of the organization 
  • Foster a culture of delivering with quality and care
  • Build and maintain a culture of trust through open and honest feedback and accountability
  • Work with Solutions Principals and practice leadership to define the solution development roadmap
  • Contribute to solution development activities directly and through coordinating time and contributions by the team
  • Contribute to blog posts, speak at user groups / conferences, and present at internal briefings as needed

  • Qualifications
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in delivery and architecting and configuring Cloud solutions
  • Possess a broad base of technical skills, business acumen, and a strong desire to support the client
  • Experience managing, mentoring, and coaching people
  • Understand the detail behind the implemented solution and having the ability to communicate the high-level vision with the client
  • The ability to think past the products and create solutions to meet the business/IT needs
  • Effectively communicate solutions architecture to the client, third parties, and the team
  • Encompass strong listening and interpersonal skills, an ability to solve complex problems, a big picture mentality, and an aptitude to visualize the solution
  • Able to foster teamwork among the delivery team(s)
  • Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments
  • Ability to manage a team environment
  • Proven trouble-shooting & problem solving ability
  • Presentation and facilitation of executive level meetings, group presentations, and collaborative technical workshops
  • Why AHEAD:

    Through our daily work and internal groups like Moving Women AHEAD and RISE AHEAD, we value and benefit from diversity of people, ideas, experience, and everything in between.

    We fuel growth by stacking our office with top-notch technologies in a multi-million-dollar lab, by encouraging cross department training and development, sponsoring certifications and credentials for continued learning.

    We understand that you have a life outside of work. That’s why we offer flexible paid time off, paid company holidays, and the ability for you to manage your work schedule as needed.

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