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BMO Financial Group Senior Manager Cloud Engineering Azure in Virtual, Texas

We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate professional for a Senior Manager, Azure Cloud Platform Engineering position. BMO’s cloud strategy is focused on innovation, leveraging rapidly emerging cloud native services to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers. The BMO Cloud Engineering team is leading the way at a Bank where our Purpose is Growing The Good and Being Bold. We demonstrate those values every day. Be part of the action – where we have challenging discussions about how to align those customer requirements to the right cloud architectures and services. Help evolve the BMO’s core cloud platform, leveraging emerging best practices and tools, securely connected to our strategic suppliers, providing a platform for innovation to an entire Bank.

  • Responsibilities: Working in a close-knit technical team:

  • The person will dive and lead the day-to-day direction and innovation of the Cloud Platform Engineering team in enabling core platform capabilities, building cloud connectivity, infrastructure, and shared services at scale on Azure

  • The team is a product owner with responsibility for product enhancement and life cycle management in cloud networking, IAM, cloud org, shared services, security and compliance tooling, and other core areas

  • Manage and give guidance to the team on the development of highly scalable, flexible, and resilient cloud capabilities and patterns

  • Enhance the capacity of the Cloud Platform Engineering team through new hiring, coaching, training, and hands-on-leadership while maintaining and fostering BMO values

  • Oversees the day-to-day work that includes product deployment, enhancement, and support for cloud capabilities

  • Develop long- and short-term work plans for the Cloud Engineering team to meet the goals sets in the enterprise Cloud Solution Design and Cloud Target architecture

  • Provide consistent collaborative leadership with senior executives to help drive goals and objectives that will improve operational efficiencies

  • Drive adherence to Agile methodologies including playing a role of scrum lead

  • Collaborate across technology and CIO organization to promote CI/CD driven infrastructure as a Code capability, contribute to IaC Required core skills:

  • At least 6 years of experience in a technical role in a large enterprise environment

  • At least 2 years of experience leading development and technology teams

  • At least 2 years of Azure hands-on experience

  • Solid knowledge of Azure Public Cloud: Cloud Services, Cloud Networking, Cloud Development and Azure DevOps

  • Deep and broad general IT knowledge and hands-on experience in different areas such as networking, infrastructure, security, solutions architecture and design, OS (Linux/Windows), common protocols and services, identity and access management, automation, troubleshooting, etc.

  • Strong technical leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution

  • Strong understanding of Cloud Native Architecture and principles and Infrastructure as a code

  • Experience with implementing CI/CD Systems and DevOps methodologies

  • Knowledge and understanding of enterprise change management process and technology governance

  • Advanced communication skills catered to a wide variety of audiences. (e.g. written, verbal, presentation)

  • A critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and advanced multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Ability to engage, lead and drive vendors working closely with our Vendor Management function

  • Organizational and strategic management skills, including budget and business planning and forecasting

  • Advanced relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting with senior management and executive roles for internal and external partners

  • Extensive business acumen, technical knowledge, and industry experience encompassing one or more cloud engineering, technology, and product domains

  • A strong team player, self-motivated and a positive attitude.

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At BMO Harris Bank we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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