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Kansas State University Senior Director of Hybrid Cloud Operations in Manhattan, Kansas

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rSenior Director of Hybrid Cloud Operations


r Department: 3670030005 Division of Info Tech

Job no: 513039

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology

Pay Grade: 15A


rAbout This Role:

The Cloud Operations team is comprised of engineers responsible for the tools supporting the infrastructure of the University. Our team culture empowers you to take ownership of your work and its outcome. This is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with an innovative team. We are looking for candidates who can work collaboratively to resolve problems and have a high tolerance for complexity and ambiguity. You must have a very deep understanding of various IDM, cloud and on premises infrastructure tools and technologies. This is more than a hands-on technical and management role, you will be expected to take charge of problems, and take the initiative to design, recommend, and deliver solutions. We have the team that has a strong desire to learn, innovate, research and apply new technologies and methods as needed. We are looking for candidates who enjoy mentoring teammates and developing those around them.

Job Responsibilities:

Manage Hybrid Cloud Technologies team

-Provide leadership to support, grow, and empower the teams responsible for

supporting on-premises compute servers, cloud strategy, public cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS,data engineering, and batch operations, site reliability engineering for the university.

-Drive strategic change and cohesive teamwork across group personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skill gaps.

-Implement and manage both on-premises and cloud server infrastructure life cycle management status reporting, metrics and benchmarks.

-Drive a clear strategy for scaling product operations in the Public Cloud.

Manage Enterprise Identity and Access Management Services team

-Leads the enhancement process for the Identity Access Management (IAM) program.

-Leads program design review working directly with customers and business owners on the integration requirements including provisioning, de-provisioning, and user lifecycleinto the IAM platform.

-Drive strategic change and cohesive teamwork across group personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skill gaps.

-Develops strategic road maps for the Identity Management systems and program.

-Develops enterprise-wide standards for identity and access management.

-Consult with business units when implementing access levels for new systems.

-Leads the team in creating and maintaining the architecture for IAM systems.

Lead Cloud Center of Excellence(CCoE) to support K-State's cloud-first infrastructure initiative

-Establish and review metrics for CCoE progress, report progress quarterly to OneIT Leadership team.

-Document, communicate and encourage best practices for accelerating adoption of cloud service across the enterprise.

Manage Infrastructure portfolio

Serves as management advisor using a high-level of discernment and judgment to address a wide variety of interrelated subject matter, that can include financial, contractual, programmatic, or other program office focus areas, requiring specialized ability to correlate and corroborate information into reports and records.

Atte ds high level meetings as a senior authoritative representative of IT programs. Provides a wide range of substantive oral and written presentations and reports to internal and external stakeholders.

Develops and implements overall program requirements based on new or revised legislation and university initiatives. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of program requirements throughout the lifecycle.

Makes determinations on resources to accomplish program objectives and applies technical expertise to various levels of operations. Advises on distribution of work and priorities of efforts.

Provide Strategic and operation leadership support to the OneIT Leadership group

-Collaborate with Stakeholders to standardize Application architectures and practices.

This position is eligible for remote work.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3070335&targetURL=https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/)

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperat