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Director - Cloud Services

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 3, 2023

Director - Cloud Services

About the Opportunity

The primary role of the Director - Cloud Services will lead the strategic and technical design, development, and implementation of a comprehensive Cloud Services program.

The right individual for this role will have the ability to build and lead successful teams, experience with a variety of compliance frameworks, proficiency in technical concepts, and the ability to manage complex projects. The Director - Cloud Services reports to the Chief Information Security Officer.

At Team ITS, your success matters as much as the mission. Learn more about our flexible, highly dynamic, and values-first culture at

This position is eligible for remote work.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Seven years of professional IT experience, preferably building or operating programs to deliver enterprise IT systems, applications, and platforms on-premises and in the cloud
  • An exceptional understanding of program management, project management and business analysis practices (Agile/Scrum).
  • One to three years of management experience
  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, including formal report writing experience
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience in higher education preferred

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Previous IT Engineering experience
  • Experience with federal security standards such as FedRAMP and FISMA

  • Work collaboratively with application development leads, senior cloud engineers, key stakeholders, and executive management to develop the Northeastern cloud roadmap, program requirements, scope, release plans, strategic objectives, and priorities
  • Directs and administers an independent program with complete responsibility for administrative and programmatic activities.
  • Participate in technical architecture planning, data architecture design, project execution, and deployment of products; lead efforts to resolve key project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths.
  • Oversees collaboration among team members in DevOps and Cloud Engineering. Assists in the coordination of technical activities and the development of new or expanded Cloud Services
  • Assesses program's effectiveness, and recommends changes to program's content, policies, and procedures accordingly.
  • Establishes success metrics for the Cloud Services program.

Position Type

Information Technology

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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