Director of Cloud and Data Infrastructure at Motorola Solutions
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewOur IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
The Director of Cloud and Data Infrastructure is accountable for leading a global team that drives a hybrid compute strategy across multiple clouds and on-premise computing environments in support of business applications. The leader in this role has the opportunity to shape the computing infrastructure of a global enterprise, creating a highly scalable, secure, and cost-effective environment that maintains Motorola Solutions' position as a cutting edge forerunner in the technology industry. Beyond the technology, the Director of Cloud and Data Infrastructure has the opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills to create an effective and high-functioning team that is critical to our company's mission and inspire them to grow and pursue their career dreams. No leader stands alone, and this role also involves close collaboration with peers to deliver on breakthrough ideas across the infrastructure and security organization.
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations:
Continuously optimize footprint by influencing application owners and Business Relationship Managers to leverage optimal multi-clouds (AWS, OCI and AZURE) and On-Premises environments
Improving security posture, delivering on security policies and practices to ensure the environment and application are adequately protected from internal and external threats
Ensure the stability of the critical environments to meet the business service level agreements and work on initiatives to prevent and predict failures
Increase workflow efficiencies by driving LEAN initiatives and improve the engineering efficiencies using automation and Infrastructure as Code
Innovate around cloud consumption models (Platform as a Service, Container as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, and Software as a service) that create the highest value for the customers
Foster the Agile DevOps culture to improve customer satisfaction through rapid, continuous delivery
Inspire team members to learn new skills and develop competencies aligned with the Compute team’s vision
Strong leadership skills and experience in managing senior managers
Experience with defining and delivering on strategic initiatives
Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, OCI, AZURE)
Experience in vendor and contract management skills
Strong partnership skills - must be able to develop and build relationships at all levels of the organization based on trust, integrity, transparency, and by delivering on commitments
Highly motivated, willing to take calculated risks
Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.
Strong technology and business acumen
Ability to think strategically and suggest creative solutions
Proactive approach and enthusiasm for problem identification and solving
Ability to communicate effectively across businesses and IT teams, lead conversations, declare and resolve breakdowns, and influence others
Detail-oriented and efficiency-minded – balancing strategy with operational requirement
Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed organizational skills
Ability to build partnerships and effectively establish and maintain relationships with internal and external clients and vendors
Comfortable interacting and collaborating with different levels of management and leading cross-functional, cross-regional teams
Maintain a thorough understanding of stakeholders business and industry
Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
- Bachelors Degree in technology related field
- 10+ years of management experience, with 3+ years of experience managing senior managers
Travel RequirementsUnder 10%
Referral Payment PlanYes
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.