Director of Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure & Architecture
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2112193
The Director of Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure & Architecture manages a team of IT and CloudOps professionals including supervising daily activities, coaching direct reports, and collaborating with internal business customers to create and execute a strategic secure cloud infrastructure and operations roadmap that supports the broader business goals. As a Director of Cloud Infrastructure and Operations, your mission is to stay ahead of the business to ensure we have systems and processes in place that enable rapid innovation, security, scalability, and resilience.
Build the Team: Lead and develop a team of talented IT and CloudOps professionals by hiring and retaining top talent.
Technology Infrastructure: Oversee cloud technology infrastructure for operations with a perpetual eye on cost and security.
CloudOps: Provide and maintain automation, tools, and technology to support the deployment and operation of our proprietary in-house software, and other commercial solutions.
Strategic Vision: Create and execute against a strategic infrastructure and operations roadmap that enables the overall company strategy.
Vendor Management: Manage vendor relationships as needed to support ongoing operations.
Continuous Improvement: Invest time in research and staff training to stay up to date on the latest technology trends and adopt best practices to continuously improve.
5+ Years in a cloud infrastructure and platform services / operations management role
Prior experience supporting an organization using modern technologies (Academic Medical Center or Life Sciences experience preferred)
Extensive experience in AWS and Azure stacks
Experience with Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management systems
Experience with High Performance Computing
Experience hosting and managing containerized solutions using Kubernetes
Ability to build processes and policies to establish consistent best practices
Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and activities as both a lead and team member.
Driven self-starter that is eager to learn and quick to contribute to all situations
Proven problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrable experience researching and implementing new technologies.
Experience with data privacy and compliance
LEADERSHIP - (EXPERT): Clearly, credibly and consistently articulates visions and strategies. Highly respected by subordinates, peers and superiors. Fosters commitment, creativity and mutual trust. Challenges staff to risk-taking and highest levels of achievement. Known throughout the organization as an excellent leader who achieves results.
OPERATIONS PLANNING - (EXPERT): Widely regarded as an expert in matching people, equipment and capital resources to meet difficult task and organizational demands on schedule and within budget for diverse, multi-functional areas. Clearly identifies how detail tasks and assignments contribute to the broad goals of the organization. Integrates new ideas and innovations into the organization. Demonstrates expertise in the construction and implementation of matrix management resource schemes.
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT - (EXPERT): Widely regarded as an effective people manager by peers, subordinates and superiors. Has extensive knowledge and experience in the practical application of management, behavioral and organizational theory.
COMPLIANCE - (EXPERT): Demonstrates expert knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations as they apply to the company. Makes recommendations about the interpretation of complex and new rules and regulations to senior management and the appropriate industry organizations. Represents the company at industry forums and meetings. Asked by senior management to prepare information for use in presentations to industry boards and authorities.
BUSINESS RESULTS - (EXPERT): Widely regarded as able to meet the most difficult and challenging business goals and objectives. Often assigned to manage critical projects by senior management. Able to uncover, capitalize, and profit from business opportunities in areas deemed to be of limited potential. Able to apply structures, yardsticks, and other devices to complex business objectives which measure and track organizational success.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT - (EXPERT): Is a recognized expert and authority in quality management techniques. Acknowledged by others as improving business processes that go beyond the scope of immediate personal and team tasks and responsibilities. Recognized for excellence in the delivery of superior individual and/or team products and services. Has led successful efforts resulting in highly effective new products and services.
Organizational Impact: Implements strategies for a sub function with direct impact to the function results.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Resolves highly complex business issues that are often unprecedented that have immediate impact on own sub-function or entity and wider implications to the organization.
Breadth of Knowledge: Applies expertise within professional/technical area and uses advanced business knowledge to develop objectives.
Team Interaction: Leads a sub-function serving the organization at large or across one or more entity(s).
About the Department:
VUMC IT provides hardware, software and service solutions for the entire Medical Center. With over 40,000 workstations in the Medical Center, our teams can assist not only with hardware support, but also software and application support and services to enhance security and protection of your information.
Position Shift: Days
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.