Operations & Technology
NBCUniversal is evolving into the public cloud and is seeking a transformational Cloud engineer. As a member of the team you will participate with groups that are responsible for the overall strategy, architecture and design of the NBCUniversal enterprise cloud. We are seeking a motivated individual with a drive to be on the cutting edge while helping change the culture of IT towards a more nimble and agile methodology leveraging next generation cloud technology platforms. You will have breadth across technology stacks while leveraging a deep hands skillset evaluating and recommending solutions in partnership with engineering and development teams throughout the organization. You will be asked to provide guidance across network, storage, management, and virtualization teams. Technology focus will involve both on premise and external cloud environments. Additional emphasis will be on container strategies and ecosystems such as Docker and Kubernetes supporting the clients rapidly increasing data and compute requirements. Technology governance and control are foundational elements to this strategy and this position will play a key role in laying that foundation.
Collaborate cross functionally to develop our target state cloud architecture and supporting organization model along with the platform roadmap required to achieve that target state.
Define multiyear platform strategy adjusting to new technologies and requirements as they evolve.
Drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision with other teams within the organization.
Executes POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, governance, cost controls, etc.
Drive technical designs to consensus and approval.
Work with product owners and other functional teams to translate the roadmap into releases.
Keep abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied to our Cloud offering.
Stay current with IAAS & PAAS trends and incorporate emerging technology to benefit the platform.
Research, test and understand the value of a containerized cloud
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
Qualifications/Requirements4-5 years of experience in all aspects of cloud computing (infrastructure, storage, platforms and data) with a proven track-record implementing in large scale environments.
Desired CharacteristicsB.S. degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or other technical discipline
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