The Hartford Director, Cloud Governance in HARTFORD, Connecticut

Title: Director, Cloud Governance

Location: United States-Connecticut-Hartford

Job Number: 1801930

Director, Cloud Governance

The Hartford

Hartford, CT


  • Primary contact within The Hartford on everything Cloud (services, statistics, etc.)

  • Accountable for designing and implementing The Hartford’s hybrid cloud governance framework and playbook

  • Partners with infrastructure architecture to provide technical guidance on designing and building secure systems for various hybrid cloud environments in partnership with architecture teams

  • Owns the playbook and actual cloud onboarding for cloud initiatives

  • Liaison between the Infrastructure and CIO organizations for cloud initiatives

  • Governs all cloud engagements and its compliance with the Cloud Reference Architecture

  • Manages the Cloud Provider relationships and is the primary contact for providers

  • Partners with service owners on demand for cloud offerings / capabilities, operationalization and end-to-end integration/automation

  • Enables the continuous feedback and improvement loop across applications, stakeholders and providers

  • Accountable for evaluating cloud related risk partnership with key stakeholder organizations (Security, Risk, Audit); Partners with the security organization on any impacts to The Hartford’s risk posture or security policies

  • Evaluates macro cloud trends in the market relative to The Hartford’s cloud strategy; Provides input on roadmap considerations

  • Partners with the learning team on cloud training opportunities for the Enterprise

  • Ensures knowledge and awareness of cloud services and capabilities across the enterprise


Technical Skills:

  • 10 years of IT industry experience

  • 5 years of cloud experience

  • Broad technology background from digital workspaces to applications/data to platforms to infrastructure with sufficient depth in implementation and operationalization

  • Creative, forward-looking, strategic and an integrator

  • Experience packaging and offering technology enablement capabilities to the enterprise

  • Experience architecting solutions on the cloud leveraging various platforms

  • Expert change agent needing to drive large-scale, high impact changes across the enterprise

  • Experience with assessment, development and implementation, operationalization and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of cloud technologies and processes

  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solution Architect, Microsoft Azure Certified Architect) or possess relevant knowledge and work experience with Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, Oracle)

  • Progressive experience on information security and cloud infrastructure i.e., private, hybrid, and public clouds

  • Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions.

  • Highly collaborative; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to effectively translate a strategy or high level objective to an execution roadmap

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated

Nice to have:

  • Expert in designing cloud computing based solutions

  • Information Security certifications (CISSP, CISA etc.)

  • Working knowledge of ITIL, DevOps and Agile methodologies

  • Experience with acquisition integration preferred

  • Prior knowledge and preferably experience working with cloud security and governance tools.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

Job: Engineering

Primary LocationUnited States-Connecticut-Hartford

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Job LevelDirector

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt


PostingJun 13, 2018, 2:24:06 PM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.