Job DescriptionWe are seeking an experienced and highly qualified Director Cloud Computing Services accountable for defining and delivering IT strategy and capabilities across the enterprise.Reporting to the COO, the Director of Cloud Computing will be responsible for giving oversight and direction to IT and business leaders on strategy, design, implementation of the best applications and processes to achieve the business goals while aligned with the technology principles.Who we are:We provide the world's only system with the demonstrated ability to enable analysis and management of massively-large datasets composed of hundreds of thousands of human genomes. Unlike relational databases, which cannot efficiently handle the trillions of data points associated with even several dozen patient genomes, our platform has been used to successfully manage data from more than 350,000 whole genomes representing more than 40 million identified variants. Our informatics systems have been finely tuned on this massive knowledge base to provide users with unmatched confidence in their results. We are delivering the resources to the clinical domain so that physicians and geneticists can diagnose diseases of unknown origin faster and more accurately by quickly identifying and confirming the causative genes and mutations. We are a growing global genome informatics and diagnostics company offering the world's most proven technology for next generation sequence-based genetic testing and analysis.The Director will manage employees across 3 sites and growing. It is critical for the Director to build strong and productive relationships with all business leaders, acting as a true partner and making IT a business enabler.The Director also builds the broader information security capability across including active information/cyber security risk awareness.The Director develops and maintains strategies for delivering and sourcing information/cyber security capability (skills, processes, technologies) to effectively address current and emerging threats in the context of business strategies. The Director also acts as owner and sponsor of major transformational (and global) Information Security Programs.The Director will lead and direct a set of high performance teams delivering cybersecurity services across (such as security design, risk consultancy and operational services) our Worldwide network.Some of the most important competencies include Managing Vision and Purpose, Comfort Around Higher Management and Business Acumen.As for managerial competencies and some of the most important competencies are dealing with ambiguity, decision quality, developing direct reports, drive for results, motivating and strategic agility.Key Responsibilities:Help determine investment parameters, priorities and risks for enterprise-wide IT initiatives to maximize the return on investment.Ability to work across silos and bridge business and technical conversations into a cohesive and achievable strategy and vision.Creates solid business cases that flesh out the true benefits and full investment required across IT and business partners.Develop and IT vision, strategy, and a roadmap, and lead the IT team and its business partners to effective execution.Ensure, on an ongoing basis, that current and planned technicalarchitecture, investments and solutions are aligned with company business objectives.Prepare and monitor IT operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives and constraints.Build strong relationships with business groups and their leaders across the enterprise, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities.Implement the most appropriate and effective IT organizational design to support and engage the business.Ensure transparency and collaboration between the IT organization and its business partnersIT OperationsDirect the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the computing infrastructure that supports the company's operations and business applications.Establish metrics for managing IT effectiveness and for measuring the impact of IT on the business.Maintain oversight of all IT projects, ensuring that commitments are property planned, staffed, monitored and reported.Establish and enforce IT policies, processes, portfolio management, development standards and methodologies.Monitor the industry for developments in IT operations, evaluate and implement relevant new tools and service management frameworks.Review, recommend and overall all vendors and managed service agreements for computing, telecommunications, IT services and equipment.Skills, Experience and QualificationsCan create a clear strategic vision for information technology that supports business objectives, and can execute on that visionAble to work collaboratively with diverse leaders, communicate an IT vision and strategy across levels of the organization and build consensus around key initiatives and projectsPossesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.Able to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiencesPossesses exceptional business acumen, analytical and problem solving abilitiesExcellent negotiating skills with internal customers and external service providersExperience leading complex major change initiatives and demonstrated skills in change management.Experience building and supporting an enterprise level data analytics capabilityAn entrepreneurial mindset who is able and interested to pursue new business opportunitiesCustomer service oriented.Builds strong technology vendor partnerships and able to manage multiple vendor relationships to ensure the best performance and financial return.Experience designing and managing an effective IT governance framework across the spectrum of IT service deliveryStrong background in operational and capital finances, and IT budget developmentUnderstands ITIL and other service management frameworks, and how to scale and implement them, but is not a zealot about the framework.Professional Experience and Education10+ years of IT Infrastructure and Security Architecture experience vital.Experience and past success developing and deploying solutions using Agile and DevOps, Data, Cyber and Cloud methodologies for the private sector 8+ years of management experienceExcellent communication skills, written and verbalBachelor's degree in Engineering, CS, or relevant field. MS and/or MBA preferredExcellent project management skills and budget oversight of $40m+Proven experience with ITIL-like standards and/or best practiceRelocation may be offer to appropriate candidate. We have clear, professional and respectful communication with everyoneWe are all responsible for cutting-edge innovation. We are a TEAM.We balance critical thinking with execution.We care about employee's professional and personal fulfillment.We are an entrepreneurial EEO employer committed to a diverse and dynamic workplace.CSCO, Chief security officer, cloud strategy, genomics, informatics, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, AGILE, clinical trials, genome sequencing Company DescriptionWho we are:We provide the world's only system with the demonstrated ability to enable analysis and management of massively-large datasets composed of hundreds of thousands of human genomes. Unlike relational databases, which cannot efficiently handle the trillions of data points associated with even several dozen patient genomes, our platform has been used to successfully manage data from more than 350,000 whole genomes representing more than 40 million identified variants. Our informatics systems have been finely tuned on this massive knowledge base to provide users with unmatched confidence in their results. We are delivering the resources to the clinical domain so that physicians and geneticists can diagnose diseases of unknown origin faster and more accurately by quickly identifying and confirming the causative genes and mutations. We are a growing global genome informatics and diagnostics company offering the world's most proven technology for next generation sequence-based genetic testing and analysis.
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