Job Title:  Senior Director, IT, Microsoft Cloud Operations

Req ID:  38973
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The STERIS Global Information Technology Organization is growing. As the Senior Director, IT, Microsoft Cloud Operations you will be a member of the Senior IT leadership team responsible for managing a highly skilled team of IT professionals, in addition to project leadership, planning, finance, strategy development and business operations of the Microsoft Cloud Operations department.

You will be responsible for driving strategic and operational initiatives in the Microsoft Administration Teams globally developing both short and long-term objectives and plans. As a leader you will also provide guidance for the career growth and development of the team., which includes the creation of both development and succession plans, as well in identifying growth potential of internal employees for further advancement. Your team will be expected to grow as a strong, talented organization that is able to provide information technology services to the business.
You will also drive the Microsoft administration Team's operational strategy to build a scalable global enterprise ecosystem for day to day on-prem and Cloud operations which includes a 24x7 operations. You will manage key business and IT infrastructure projects providing leadership and guidance to ensure projects are completed successfully, on-time and on budget.  Interaction with different business groups is vital within this role and requires an understanding of multiple business disciplines and IT’s impact on their functions.  

As the Senior Director, you will also have responsibility for overseeing the financial aspects of the enterprise department and will need to regularly monitor and report the financial impact occurring within the department having responsibility for an annual capital budget of $2-$5M and an operating budget of $7-$10M.

*This role is located ONSITE in Mentor, Ohio with an opportunity for a hybrid work schedule.


•    You will direct a Global team of I.T. managers and technical experts in Microsoft-based Cloud Operations.
•    Manage individuals in both a direct and indirect matrix-based organization throughout the  world.
•    You will manage large, corporate wide Information and Operations technology projects, developing project milestones, deliverables, budgets, and timelines. 
•    In collaboration with IT Senior Managers, you will develop global Information and Operations Cloud strategy, policy and procedure, SLAs and ensure adherence.
•    Responsibilities include a capital budget of $2-5M and an operating budget of over $7-10M.
•    Responsible for maintaining LEAN IT initiatives to improve team efficiency.
•    Works with I&O senior management to develop I/O strategy and ensure they align with the overall STERIS business plan.
•    Researches, evaluates and recommends Cloud technologies in alignment with the overall business and I/O strategy.
•    Responsible for the continued growth of the global team of I.T. professionals supporting MS Cloud Operations.
•    Manages the development of the team and creation of training plans in order to better support I.T. systems.
•    Vendor and licensing management.
•    Other duties as assigned. 

Required Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related field is required. 
  • A minimum of 15 years managing a technical IT team responsible for Microsoft infrastructure and operations. 
  • 5+ years of technical hands on experience in IT Technologies including MS Cloud, servers, operating systems, storage networks, and virtualization required.
  • Cloud DevOps and Cloud Adoption highly preferred.
  • Experience managing large and complex projects on a global scale is required.
  • Microsoft operational experience in either Azure or AWS.
  • Proven experience managing budgets in excess of $5M
  • Experience leading, mentoring and growing IT teams

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  38973
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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