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Senior Manager, Cloud Architecture Strategy & Planning

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
What is the opportunity?

This role is pivotal in driving RBC's Multi-Cloud Cloud Program through a program management and delivery focused approach. This role reports to the Director, Cloud Architecture Strategy & Planning and will significantly influence the future of RBC's Cloud Program.

In this multi-disciplinary role, you will engage with stakeholders, including senior executive sponsors, peer technical delivery teams/leaders, and Cloud 'customers' across the Enterprise.

You will support the execution of the Cloud Architecture Program that will support the Cloud program in achieving impact and adding value by powering innovation across RBC. You will be support the coordinating the Cloud Architecture team resources across multiple cloud initiatives. You will coordinate initiatives with multiple stakeholders including Business, Application Development, Cloud Engineering, DevOps, Security, Infrastructure and Data.

You will support the Cloud Architecture Governance Processes to ensure that stable, reliable platforms are designed, there are appropriate uses of the platform and drive reuse of cloud technologies and patterns. You will support the running of the Cloud Architecture Review Board and enable approvals and decisions. You will ensure that the standard Cloud Technologies, Reference Architectures and Patterns are identified and registered for consumption by the projects.

You will support driving awareness of the Cloud program across RBC, in partnership with the Cloud Engineering Team and in alignment with the broader Innovation and Technology, and Technology and Operations strategies, and you will partner with peer T&O leads to deliver to senior leadership reporting requirements. You will report on the value and impact of the Cloud Architecture program.

What will you do?
  • Ensure the flawless delivery of Cloud Architecture Services for RBC
  • Prioritize and plan the Cloud Architecture initiatives
  • Manage Stakeholders
  • Provide metrics and measurements to demonstrate the impact and value of the Cloud Architecture Program
  • Support Architecture Program Communications
  • Support the management of the Cloud Architecture Governance Process including the Cloud Architecture Review Board, Cloud Technology Governance and engagements on Cloud Architecture significant projects.

What do you need to succeed?

  • 1-2 Years of Cloud Program experience
  • 2-3 Years running large Technology Programs
  • 2-3 years of communications planning experience in large corporate environments
  • 2-3 years of technical writing experience and expertise communicating complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Executive communication experience
  • Previous consulting experience, particularly in change management
  • Strong visual design oral and written presentation skills
  • Architecture / Information-Technology knowledge or experience

  • Large corporation experience in a technology organization
  • Have worked in a Technology focused company
  • Agile Program Management
  • Ability to establish and grow a network / community

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
  • High level of autonomy
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Flexible work/life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • 4 weeks vacation

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About RBC
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RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

City: Toronto
Address: 88 Queens Quay W
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Senior Manager/Director
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%):0
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: Yes
Application Deadline: 05/22/2021
Req ID: 355136

Ad Code(s):
Information Technology