Delivery Director (Cloud & DevOps)

Zurich, Switzerland

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Delivery Director (Cloud and DevOps) for our Zurich office to make the team even stronger.

Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for leading complex Cloud and DevOps transformation programs? Are you able to guide and advise customers and teams on the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps journeys? Do you have strong soft skills with solid stakeholder and program management experience? Do you want to transform businesses, so they can benefit from next generation IT automation and are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first IT world?

Then you have an opportunity to join as a Cloud and DevOps Delivery Director to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe on DevOps transformation and AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform enablement strategies and migration opportunities. You will be working on a range of programs connecting program management, architecture and delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Work hand in hand with client’s project and program counterparts to implement DevOps transformation and/or migrate enterprise workloads to the Cloud;
  • Assess the customer Cloud and DevOps maturity, identify gaps and suggest improvements;
  • Create a unified strategy for Cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations;
  • Day-to-day lead the customer through the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps transformation;
  • Be responsible and accountable for Cloud migration and DevOps transformation projects success, adherence to timeline and budget;
  • Drive quality and productivity of EPAM global delivery teams;
  • Address risk and issues through concrete action plans by working with EPAM account and client engagement teams.

Requirements

  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in IT service delivery and program management;
  • History of successful DevOps transformation and/or Cloud migration to any of AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform and hybrid/private Cloud;
  • Strong hands-on experience in managing a complete set of activities related to the project delivery in a company such as SOW negotiation, project initiation, client management, project delivery and execution;
  • Deep understanding of private, public and hybrid cloud architecture, main building blocks, workload types, migration patterns and tools;
  • Grasp of SDLC processes (Agile, DevOps), cloud operation and support (ITIL) service delivery with hands-on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements;
  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver commitments;
  • Able to stand up for the team during hard times, handling escalations, expert in conflict resolution, able to bring very fuzzy ideas and vision into tangible deliverables;
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language;
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Develop integration modules for interacting with new systems and applications;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events;
  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks;
  • We do not accept CV from recruiting or staffing agencies.