Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering


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  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Attractive Salary Package and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working
  • About You

    The Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering is responsible for leading and managing the strategy, roadmaps, governance, patterns, reporting, solution designs, finance operations, operational health, security compliance (including any vulnerabilities and risk Management) and analysis of RMIT Cloud Platforms (including AWS, Azure and VMware).

    The cloud infrastructure platform is crucial in providing an exemplary staff and student experience and in supporting RMIT as a university of technology. This key role provides technical and thought leadership, setting the Cloud platform direction, and developing product roadmaps that are operationally and strategically in alignment with enterprise strategy.

    At an operational level, the role requires the mobilisation and management of cloud platform practices and governance to ensure a scalable, robust, secure, reliable and operationally efficient infrastructure platform is delivered and maintained within the allocated budget.

    The role also provides guidance and input into Cloud Governance Standards and framework.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • 10 years of IT experience, with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience as a Cloud Engineer or Cloud Manager (AWS or Azure), within a medium to large sized business.
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience in strategically managing Cloud platforms (AWS and Azure).
  • Demonstrated experience in operationally managing and maintaining large scale cloud solutions.
  • Demonstrated high level of effective team management, with experience in agile processes.
  • Proven experience in Building High Performing teams with a positive, collaborative culture.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing technology roadmaps aligned to enterprise strategy and operational metrics and platform practices in large, complex enterprise environments.
  • Demonstrated experience with analytical skills that show experience in financial planning, roadmaps and developing strategies.
  • Adept at handling multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leadership and communication skills that enable the building of relationships with people across all levels and organizations, internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate and prioritise effectively with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to show high level quality of customer service and management.
  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    The Operations Portfolio enables an integrated, enterprise wide delivery for best practice student and staff experiences.

    The Portfolio incorporates the following business units: Enterprise Projects and Business Performance (EPBP), Communications, People, Information and Technology Services (ITS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Procurement and Vietnam Operations.

    The Portfolio houses significant drivers and delivery components across the staff and student journeys and enables the overall experience for both groups. The Portfolio is integral in bringing the RMIT strategy to life, across the globe. Each of these functions supports the global operations of the University both directly as well as through its controlled entities.

    The Information Technology Services (ITS) function, provides RMIT University with current and emerging Technology systems and services. Our vision of “unleashing technologies to enable great experiences for RMIT communities” supports a proactive and leading-edge technology ecosystem, mindset and delivery empowering the advancement of the University's commitment to advancing Lifelong Learners.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below

    Position Description - Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering


    Applications Close:

    3 Dec 2023 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

    Job details


    Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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