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Director of Technology, DevOps/Cloud

Company: Publicis Groupe
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionPublicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients' businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.Job DescriptionThe Director will own the design, and implementation/migration of large & complex applications on Public Cloud. This is an exciting technical leadership position in charge of designing & building cloud infrastructure and DevOps Practices. The role is not only to be a trusted advisor to our clients for driving the next generation innovation but also a leader in advancing the group's capabilities into the future. Lead the creation of value proposition and USP in Cloud and DevOps capability / CoE. Provide thought leadership on the domain & mentorship to team. Lead innovation & ideation by leveraging evolving technologies to identify opportunities of efficiencies in driving business excellence.The role is critical and a core building block to our core market offerings in eCommerce, advertising, adtech and digital transformation. As an evangelist for Cloud, you will collaborate with leaders in various divisions, industries and geographies, in developing & implementing solutions for our clients.Our environment and culture fosters growth and presents exciting opportunities to hone your skills in the industries that we support, and in business problem-solving. You will be responsible for software -from ideas to codes and from tests to operations. You will make an impact on our clients and their businesses directly through your work and will see your ideas become realities. You will sharpen your technical skills, expand your collaborative methods, and develop a flair for leadership.Requirements include the following:

  • Strategizing, designing and implementing highly efficient solution on Public Cloud (Amazon Web Services, Azure or GCP) for security, resilience, performant, networking, availability, Blue-green deployments in context of business application.
  • Security hardening of cloud infrastructure application/web server against known/unknown vulnerabilities.
  • Assess client needs and requirements to ensure appropriate approach to solve client challenges
  • Recommend right public / private cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS) required for the solution
  • Expert in Capacity Planning Design, cost and effort estimations
  • Experience in cloud comparison & recommendation
  • Experience in Cloud (Public & Private) cost optimization
  • Designing and set up automated backup and restoration of application/web servers/databases/datalakes to object storage like S3.
  • Deliver best in class operations tooling & practices, including CI, CD, chatops, RBA, and RPA
  • Writing infrastructure as code for public or private clouds and implement modern cloud Integration architecture using -
    • Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet or Ansible )
    • SCM (TFS or GIT)
    • CI tools (Jenkins or Bamboo)
    • Azure Resource Manager, Cloud formation or Google Cloud Deployment Manager
    • Scripting language: Python, Bash and Shell
    • Container services like ECS, ACS, GCE or Kubernetes
    • Architecting and implementing end to end monitoring solution in cloud (Nagios, Zabbix, AppD, CWatch etc) including billing
    • Understands compliance, safe harbor and law of land -
    • Design for failover, high availability, MTTR , MTTF and MTBF
    • Must have understanding of SDLC
    • Designing and implementing software engineering processes, improve -efficiency
    • Implementing shift left strategy
    • Monitor application, systems and infrastructure health
    • Report on business and processes metrics
    • Balance governance, ownership and freedom against reliability
    • Evaluate the undifferentiated heavy lifting of operating in house solutions versus adopting cloud native services (Public vs. Private)
    • Deliver best in class operations tooling & practices, including CI, CD and chatops
    • Work closely with Security Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and SREQualifications
      • Overall experience of 15+ years in Infrastructure, Middleware Administration, and Cloud.
      • 5+ years of working in Cloud (Public, & Private) with extensive knowledge on one or more Public Cloud.
      • Bachelor or Master degree (Science or Engineering preferred)
      • Experience in DevOps transformation and implemented methodologies in enterprise and/or projects
      • Delivery experience in solutioning, implementing or migrating a large CMS / E-commerce / Enterprise/Custom workload to Cloud.
      • Proven ability to plan and execute change on an enterprise scale, with outcomes that fulfil the original business case
      • Can look through lenses of business, functional, and technology.
      • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously; able to evaluate progress or mitigate risks.
      • Knowledge of emerging technologies, various platforms, tools and products and their respective applications
      • Have worked in a client-facing role or at a client location
      • Awareness of industry trends and directions and its impact on IT services
      • Experience of working in/with multi-vendor, 3rd parties, and client teams
      • Total knowledge of delivery management, various delivery models etc.
      • Delivery, stakeholder & client managementNice to have:
        • Develop, motivate, empower, and evaluate individual contributors and grow their professional, leadership, and technical skills
        • Provide thought leadership for the development of Cloud COE agenda and COE management.
        • Grow the COE team in India, through internal and external hiring.
        • Establish relationships with key stakeholders across Global delivery organization to make Cloud COE a go to function.
        • Experience in building/supporting/testing/operating IaaS platformsAdditional Information -Pay Range: $155,000 - $303,000The range shown represents a grouping of relevant ranges currently in use at Publicis Sapient. Actual range for this position may differ, depending on location and specific skillset required for the work itself.This role is based remotely within the U.S. or Canada with the possibility of travel based on the needs of the client.Benefits of Working Here:
          • Flexible vacation policy; time is not limited, allocated, or accrued
          • 15 paid holidays throughout the year
          • Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Corporate gift matching program

Keywords: Publicis Groupe, Chicago , Director of Technology, DevOps/Cloud, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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