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Cloud Solutions Manager

NBC


Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-20
Job Code:
35852BR
NBC
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Cloud Solutions Manager

Jobid 23768-380289

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 35852BR

**Job Title** Cloud Solutions Manager

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs

**Responsibilities**

NBCUniversal is seeking a program manager to deliver Cloud application platform solutions. This role reports to Director of open platform engineering. This highly visible role will partner with various business technology organizations, enterprise architecture and multiple vendor partners to engineer cloud platforms for hosting cloud native and cloud aware applications. We are seeking candidates who are systems thinkers with a strong vision for modern application development and experience driving change within a complex organization, working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management

• Establish program management processes for delivering key organizational objectives. Lead multiple transformation programs by instituting strong governance process for measuring business value of programs delivered.

• Build close relationships with various business technology leaders and advise on technology maturity to reduce technical debt.

• Excellent teamwork skills, ability to manage and motivate a large number of onshore and offshore resources in a matrixed organization to successfully deliver program objectives.

• Develop Agile/Scrum best practice to enhance the collaboration among cross-functional teams in the organization.

Cloud Solutions

• Maintain technical excellence in key open source technologies to evolve product roadmaps and drive customer success.

• Be a technical advisor for various cloud solutions spanning app hosting platform, database platform and middleware platforms that can be delivered in both private and public cloud.

• Collaborate with cross-functional delivery team to develop strategies for influencing adoption of various open source platforms.

• Establish productive relationship with various open source technology vendors, learn their roadmap and influence the department roadmap for delivering value to various business teams.

• Strong analytical & problem solving skills. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements, including the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and deadlines.

• Develop continuous process improvement for automation of cloud solutions delivery.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Education Qualification/Requirements

• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems

• Continuous learning certifications in various platform products/technologies

• At least one cloud computing related certification



Professional Experience Requirements

• 10+ years of experience in customer-facing positions as a technology consultant, architect in a Fortune 100 organization

• 5+ years experience managing transformation programs for large global enterprises.

• 3+ years experience with cloud technologies and various hosting providers like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud.

• Experience with end-to-end application development in open-stack technologies running in private, public or hybrid datacenter locations is highly preferred.

• Strong technical background in application hosting, open source database platform, Caching platform, Search Platform, Messaging Platform.

• 5+ years of experience working in an Agile Software Delivery organization.

• 5+ years of strong experience in developing build pipelines for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

• Strong Enterprise IT experience and demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional IT teams.

Soft Skill Requirements

• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact, communicate and build relationships with different levels of organization.

• The ability to quickly build rapport and gain the respect and cooperation of both technology and business leaders.

• Be able to deal with ambiguity and make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

• Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

• Must be effective working independently and in a dynamic team setting.

• Must be a fast learner with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences. Strong Organizational, teamwork and interpersonal skills.

• Proven ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional matrix environment.

• Action-oriented and driven to achieve results in a positive manner, displaying ethical behavior, integrity, and building trust at all times



Additional Job Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

**Desired Characteristics**

• Experience in Media & Entertainment Domain.

• 2+ years experience working in an environment with Pivotal Cloud Foundry deployment.

• Exposure to Cloud native and Cloud aware architecture patterns.

• Familiarity with Open Source Software practices/principles

• ITIL, PMP or any other equivalent certification

• Exposure to distributed systems

• Familiarity to industry leading orchestration tools :Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt or similar products.



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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