Cloud Architecture & Operations Manager

Allianz Partners

The Cloud Architecture & Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring that our cloud architecture, infrastructure, and systems support the requirements for our web and data applications and support a highly available, fast performing, and stable ecommerce and analytics environment. Serves as technical lead for IT infrastructure, application administration, and production support while fulfilling Architect responsibilities for the cloud ecommerce platform.

##Create and manage a cloud strategy aligned with company’s objectives~crlf~##Manage a global network of regional cloud data centers serving a high volume of e-commerce transactions~crlf~##Design and support the Production, UAT, QA and Development cloud environments ~crlf~##Manage infrastructure budget ensuring total cost of ownership for cloud, infrastructure, and supporting tools is aligned with the company’s budget and plan~crlf~##Manage, and participate in, 24x7 production support of ecommerce platform~crlf~##Ensure availability and performance SLAs are met ~crlf~##Participate in business and technical requirements gathering converting functional requirements into technical design for cloud and infrastructure solutions~crlf~##Support, and participate in, application architecture and deployments in the cloud~crlf~##Support monitoring and security strategies for the cloud environments~crlf~##Support continuous integration and delivery processes in the cloud~crlf~##Serve as technical lead directing day to day activities of IT operations associates and providing coaching and guidance~crlf~##Perform other duties as assigned~crlf~~crlf~

##Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in information technology, computer science, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience ~crlf~##10+ year of relevant IT experience~crlf~##7+ years of experience in cloud architecture, IT operations, and/or IT infrastructure ~crlf~##Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends~crlf~##Experience with Azure IaaS, PaaS, SaaS preferred, but equivalent AWS experience will also be considered~crlf~##Experience with cloud deployments using a template based approach (ARM templates)~crlf~##Experience with custom scripts and basic programming (Powershell, batch, .NET/C#, runbooks)~crlf~##Experience with enterprise level Web Application and Network Firewalls~crlf~##Experience with monitoring tools and/or monitoring a cloud environment~crlf~##Experience managing the support of a high volume production ecommerce environment~crlf~##Ability to understand application, network, and system capabilities and produce cloud and infrastructure designs that meet business requirements~crlf~##Knowledge of cloud networking and security ~crlf~##Strong technical troubleshooting skills ~crlf~##Self-starter, self-managed, quick learner, problem-solver with a positive and collaborative attitude~crlf~##Willingness to coach and mentor others to build their capacity and skills for cloud infrastructure~crlf~##Ability to communicate complex technical analysis to technical and non-technical audiences including senior business leaders.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance,specializing in the areas of international health & life, automotive, assistance and travel insurance.  Operating in over 76 countries, Allianz Partners offers global solutions that are redefining help, going beyond traditional insurance to help and protect customers wherever they are and whenever they need it.  Our innovative experts deliver future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and services through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Travel. We have over 19,000 employees who handle more than 54 million cases each year, motivated to go the extra mile to help customers and employees around the world. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

Allianz Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply. More information regarding the Allianz Partners lines of business can be found at:

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