Senior Cloud Operations Manager, Google Cloud (Virtual US)

Location: Austin, Texas US



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Requisition Number: 207890

Position Title: Senior Manager, Cloud Engineering

External Description:

Senior Cloud Operations Manager, Google Cloud
 Austin, TX Preferred (If not local or willing to relocate, US-Virtual considered)

The Teradata Cloud Operations team manages Teradata applications on cloud platforms and ensures availability, reliability, and keeps the quality of service at par for our customers. As a Senior Cloud Operations Manager, we are expecting you to be a hands-on leader focused on improving and optimizing the operational processes following ITIL guidelines. You will bring your experience in using cutting edge technology and automation that will be the core of operational excellence for this position.

You will work cross-functionally with Sales Support, Product Management, Engineering, and Global Support teams to ensure a unified customer experience on Google Cloud.


  • Lead a 24x7 team of Cloud Operation Specialists
  • Be the Google Cloud subject matter expert for the Operations Team
  • Vendor management, communication, technical issue resolution with Google Cloud
  • Own and improve operational processes for example Incident Management, Change Management, Release Management, post-mortems, RCAs, and other activities
  • Support & identify training requirements for the operations team
  • Build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships/alignment with partners across the business
  • Build and maintain relationships with other Cloud Operations Managers to maintain consistent policies, processes, and metrics across cloud platforms
  • Collaborate with Cloud Product Management by providing Operations’ perspective to drive improvement to the product and services with a focus on availability, reliability, scalability, etc.
  • Participate in backlog grooming and influence Engineering’s roadmap priorities
  • Maintain consistency of cloud environments through an efficient release management process
  • Provide technical and process subject matter expertise for Field teams for questions relating to Cloud Service Offerings
  • Point of contact for escalation Management as necessary during all phases of customer support
  • Define and deliver KPI’s and reports which help provide transparency and affect positive change for operational areas
  • Drive continual improvement through strategic and thoughtful solutions with an automation first attitude
  • Effective verbal/written communication and presentation skills, including an ability to communicate effectively with a diverse array of stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with Google Cloud is good to have – if not Google Cloud then experience with AWS/Azure cloud platform is a requirement
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Understanding of core system administration tools, basic networking protocols, Cloud security, and compliance
  • 5+ years’ experience as an established technology leader
  • Extensive experience leading teams who have supported ‘as a Service’ production environment
  • Strong management skills, but also be able to dive into details as needed
  • Experience with automation solutions relevant to Cloud Operations
  • Experience with ITSM tools
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization

Good to have

  • Associate Cloud Engineer certification is a plus
  • Experience in data warehousing and high-performance computing environment is a plus
  • Teradata experience is a plus 

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City: Austin

State: Texas

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Cloud Operations Manager, Google Cloud (Virtual US)

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

We’re conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home, while others will remain remote. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19.

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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