Director Cloud Services

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Our client is an international company operating in IT & New Technology sector, with the European Headquarter in Germany. Currently due to the development of new projects the company is looking for senior manager for the position of:

Director Cloud Services


  • To act as the lead cloud hosting technology person, responsible for all operational technical and data platform
  • To work with personnel to ensure saleable and resilient the company Software Applications.
  • Responsible for creating and operating a global high availability data platform.
  • To lead in the selection and implementation of global data base solutions and monitoring tools.
  • To research and provide guidance and assure adherence to global data privacy requirements and laws in all countries in which the company does and will do business in the future.
  • Map the current data platform architecture and lead the effort to define the future state roadmap.
  • Ensures that the required systems, tools, and processes are in place to support the data platform. 
  • Manages multiple individual contributors across the global organization and liaise with other members of the data platform team to ensure effective and efficient coordination between departments, entities and sister companies.
  • Monitors, reports and works with personnel to ensure industry leading software and data platform performance.
  • Accountable for data platform operational/financial metrics and overall business results of practice.
  • Ensures the identification, measurement and plans to remediate data platform risks or threats.
  • Will provide guidance and recommendations to program and project managers and business stakeholders based upon feasibility, benefit, risk, and resource capability.
  • Accountable for providing day-to-day leadership and management of the data platform Infrastructure and managing the effective delivery of services to the organization
  • Interviews, hires, on-boards and mentors’ new hires, engages and motivates the team.
  • Establishes systematic performance standards, and ensures that performance issues are identified and acted upon promptly.
  • Ensures each team member has an up-to-date Performance and Development plan.
  • Encourages development and retention planning for top talent across own team.


  • Technical Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Distinguished track record working on technically demanding projects
  • Experience designing and implementing large scale distributed systems
  • Strong understanding  for micro-services architecture
  • Good knowledge and practical experience working with Apache Kafka
  • Solid understanding and practical experience with DDD and practical experience with CQRS + Event Sourcing
  • Strong skills in .NET / .NET Core, C#
  • Experience and knowledge in terms of building REST API
  • Experienced with cloud technologies and track record of application migrations to cloud
  • AWS Certifications a plus
  • Must have a passion for creating new ambitious products
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Management and Project management required
  • Knowledge of SOA and Web Services
  • Broad technology knowledge and interest in industry trends (Cloud, Security, Privacy)
  • Direct line Management experience including project, people, customer, financial management preferred.
  • Have and maintain a current knowledge of the state of cloud based technology development, deployment, and support on a global basis.
  • Application and technical architecture design experience
  • Enterprise/ERP solutions design and implementation experience
  • Web services integration experience (e.g. SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, XML)
  • AWS, SuiteCloud, Oracle Cloud or other cloud-based SAAS management experience
  • Application Server and Web Hosting design and management experience
  • Database architecture experience
  • Design, development and process management experience a plus
  • Prior accountability for mission critical IT applications.
  • Experience scaling operations.
  • An understanding of how to develop an architecture environment that supports a rapidly growing business is ideal.
  • Exposure to a customer-focused, high-end services business model.
  • Should understand today’s web, mobile, and application delivery platforms, keep up with the pace of technology change, and Cloud architectures.
  • Must have a passion for creating new ambitious products
  • High energy with proven ability to lead global development teams.
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Ability to travel as needed.


  • Work in international organization with strong It& New Technology background
  • Professional development in international environment
  • Friendly and professional team

If you re interesed ín the offer and you meet the requirements, please send your CV to the following email address: poland [at] targetexecutivesearch [dot] com