Practice Manager - Cloud Services


Industry: Software / SAAS / PAAS | Austin, TX, USA | Houston, TX, USA | Dallas, TX, USA

5 month's ago

Primary Skills Required
Cloud expert in AWS or Azure

Resource Type
Direct Hire

190,000.00 to 240,000.00 Salary - Total Comp


Job Description

Our client is looking for someone who is technically deep in, and has enterprise-level experience, architecting and deploying cloud solutions.  This role will be responsible for developing our Cloud Architecture services offering, planning and leading transformational projects for our customers, and for defining standards leveraged across Company


  • Establish and grow the Cloud Architecture practice through thought leadership, repeatable offerings, scalable delivery models, and successful customer outcomes.
  • Cloud subject manager expert with Azure
  • Design, sell and deliver service engagements that meet customers’ needs and help them achieve desired benefits in the public cloud
  • Collaborate with customers on the best product and/or service that best fulfills their needs
  • Support marketing by attending trade shows, conferences, and other marketing events
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies; and pursuing self-paced learning
  • Travel (roughly 35%)

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field
  • Deep technical understanding of two or more of the following (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Subject matter expertise in cloud-native services, cloud architecture, and cloud migrations
  • Experience defining a cloud implementation offering and building a team to deliver the offering
  • Experience working within the Healthcare industry
  • Experience working in a bonus or commission-based role
  • Strong peer relationship management


Must have experience in the following areas:

  • Cloud architecture / design
  • Cloud migrations – from “lift and shift” to modernizing with cloud-native solutions
  • Cloud deployments
  • Security, healthcare compliance, and privacy expertise
  • AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Healthcare or similarly regulated industry
  • Coordinate multiple engagements simultaneously
  • Practical experience in design, operations, implementation and/or migration of workloads to the public cloud
  • Professional services sales and engagement delivery
  • Experience leading and growing a team
  • Strategic, analytical experience, possessing 10 or more years of relevant experience

Soft Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Problem-solving and active listening skills
  • Client relations – C-Level, VP, Director level
  • Engagement with decision-makers and influencers
  • Strong business discovery process and acumen
  • Strong public speaking experience
  • Experience working in a VC-backed start-up environment

One or More of the following:

  • AWS, Azure or GCP architect certifications
  • DevOps/DevSecOps
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)