Cloud Operations Manager (Telecommuting/Remote available)

ITIL training/certification; Prior leadership exp; Skype for Business &/or AWS &/or MS Infrastructure (Server OS / Active Directory / etc.) &/or IP Networking &/or Telecom/VoIP exp
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Remote/Telecommuting available

Must reside somewhere in Minnesota


The Cloud Operations Manager’s mission is to execute all day-to-day tactical activities necessary to keep our services up and running. This includes technical management of the environment, support of end users and customers, and personnel management / development.

This person is an experienced leader that must be able to demonstrate teamwork and coaching abilities in order to tease out the best possible performance from his / her team.



  • Ensure proper, consistent execution of standard operating procedures (SOP) for all recurring operations activities in the Service Operation and Service Transition phases of the ITIL lifecycle including:
    • Incident Management
    • Change Management
    • Problem Management
    • Knowledge Management
    • Request Fulfillment
    • Event Management
    • Access Management
    • Asset Management
    • Service Validation and Testing
  • Handle exceptions to SOP execution and escalate to senior leadership when necessary
  • Work with senior leadership to identify and improve SOPs as part of the Continual Improvement cycle
  • Maintain or exceed a 99.99% availability target for all services under your care
  • Develop personnel in your organization to maximize their ability to execute their assigned responsibilities
  • Work with the Cloud Operations Director to define and implement a balanced, metrics driven approach to IT Service Management


Technical Proficiency: Must have previous experience with one or more of the following areas:

  • Skype for Business
  • Telecom/VoIP
  • IP Networking
  • Microsoft Infrastructure
  • AWS

Proactivity: Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.

Efficiency: Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.

Honesty/integrity: Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidences. Does what is right, not just what is politically expedient. Speaks plainly and truthfully.

Organization and planning: Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.

Aggressiveness: Moves quickly and takes a forceful stand without being overly abrasive.

Follow-through on commitments: Only agrees to commitments they will live up to and complete.

Intelligence: Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.

Analytical skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.

Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.

Persistence: Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.

Flexibility/adaptability: Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.

Creativity/innovation: Generates new and innovative approaches to problems.

Enthusiasm: Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude.

Work ethic: Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.

High standards: Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best.

Openness to criticism and ideas: Often solicits feedback and reacts calmly to criticism or negative feedback.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including e-mail.

Teamwork: Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.

Dice Id : SC5013847
Position Id : 5871804
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