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VP Cloud Transformation
Ref No.: 17-02476
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 150,000.00 - 175,000.00 /Year
This role will be a Vice President-level role and will report to the Chief Information Officer and be part of the IT Steering Committee. The Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of IT projects, ensuring consistency with IT strategy, commitments and goals. 
Key Responsibilities / Duties
  • Lead the planning and implementation of multiple Cloud Transformation projects which includes transforming the working culture of a large buy-side firm
  • Facilitate the definition of business requirements, scopes, goals, budgets, resource requirements and deliverables
  • Drive the projects and workstreams while tracking progress using appropriate tools
  • Develop full scale project plans working with various internal businesses
  • Communicate and present progress on projects to all stake holders and senior executives while managing risk
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs. 
  • Provide project evaluations and assessment of results throughout and post project deployment. 
  • Develop, formalize and then lead the Project Management Office for IT Infrastructure. Develop and implement project management policies, standards, and procedures to ensure these are consistently followed throughout a project lifecycle.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related areas.
  • 8-10+ years project management experience in an internal or consulting environment with a minimum of 4 – 5 years in cloud technologies.
  • Broad technical knowledge of cloud, IT Infrastructure services, including security, directory services, identity management, network, systems, storage, databases, PKI, VPN, SSO, federation services, WIFI.
  • An expert understanding of and demonstrable experience with project management principles.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to lead and manage multiple high-profile projects.
  • Solid experience with MS Project, Microsoft Excel, Visio, Word and Outlook.. 
  • Strong communication skills in order to effectively communicate with and make strategic recommendations to Senior Management as well as all levels of internal/external service partners.
  • Familiarity with data center best practices, high-availability systems, capacity planning, system performance evaluation, and diagnostic techniques and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Experience with cloud providers such as Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in cloud connectivity such as Nuvem, Netbond
  • Experience in IT architecture, engineering, or operations
  • PMP, ITILv3, or other relevant certifications
  • Background in Microsoft platform systems architecture
  • Experience with Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, Lync, or SQL Server
  • Investment Management or Financial Services experience
Third Party Applications Not Accepted