Direct TV Employment – Senior Cloud Architect

Job Description:

Xandr is looking for experienced Cloud Architect that will be responsible for the strategy, planning and implementation of our Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure. In this role you will provide both technical and collaboration leadership with multiple stakeholders. You will be responsible for providing technical standards, guidance and coaching to teams working to deliver strategic technology goals leveraging various Enterprise Cloud Services. You will work with Product and various people and teams within Technical Leadership to create roadmaps and set delivery expectation. As a hands-on Technical Leader, you will architect and implement high-quality Hybrid Cloud Solutions that are secure, easy to operate and maintain, and decrease our support burden.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Cyber Security and GRC (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance) Teams to plan and implement Xandr’s Cloud Security and Compliance policies and procedures
  • Modify and maintain existing infrastructure services as needed
  • Offer guidance in application migration techniques including hybrid cloud, lift & shift, etc.
  • Design, develop, and implement system applications and infrastructure services including hardware integration, configuration and software development
  • Provide technical leadership to Hybrid Cloud Team including project planning, delegation, and cross-functional project co-ordination
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, services, hardware, and software as well as occasionally create and implement Proof of Concept (POC)
  • Contribute materially to a well-informed cloud strategy and manage our Cloud Adoption Model
  • Work cross-functionally to create and document requirements; as well as develop and deliver appropriate solutions
  • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the business

Job Requirements:

  • Automation tools (Terraform, Ansible)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, foreign equivalent, or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Programming (Python/Shell scripting/C/Golang)
  • Common infrastructure technology and services (DNS, DHCP, SNMP, NTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos, Radius, SMTP)
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar a plus
  • Software packaging
  • Application security understanding (Code Scanning, CICD integration)
  • Linux/UNIX fundamentals including TCP/IP networking
  • Virtualization technologies including hypervisors (Xen/KVM) and containers (Docker/rkt)
  • 7+ years of experience in Systems Engineering with extensive experience in most of the following:
  • Configuration management tools (Puppet/Chef)
  • Systems integration
  • Public Cloud technologies (Azure/AWS) including security, compliance, and automation
  • Experience building and operating production SaaS services, especially large-scale.
  • System performance tuning and optimization

Job Details:

Company:  DIRECTV

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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