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Vice President, Cloud & IT Infrastructure

Company: Finicity, a Mastercard Company
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About The RoleFinicity, a Mastercard Company is seeking a Vice President of Cloud & IT Infrastructure to lead our multinational Cloud Engineering, IT (Networking, HelpDesk, DBA), and NOC teams. These teams are responsible for the architecture, implementation, monitoring, and operations of our cloud agnostic infrastructure. You will ensure that the global infrastructure meets projected capacity and performance demands, with the right mix of innovative core services to enable rapid deployments at scale, stays compliant and safe against our global regulatory and security requirements, and provide teams the best-in-class monitoring and site reliability capabilities to safely innovate and operate at a global cloud scale. Most importantly you will ensure our platform maintains five nines of reliability (99.999%).You will partner with world class business and engineering leaders to deliver best in a class cloud platform and products, leveraging public clouds such as Amazon AWS, and Google Cloud, to provide transformational and reliable cloud services to our enterprise customers. This position will report to the CTO.What You'll DoProvide technical leadership, mentoring and coaching for all staff and foster a culture of discipline, collaboration, innovation and continuous improvementSet the global vision and strategy for cloud infrastructure architecture, engineering, operations, and for Finicity's cloud platform and on-prem solutions Ensure all infrastructure, on-prem and could, is well designed, contains full redundancy, and maintains a 99.999% reliability ratingManage KPIs and metrics that ensure a high bar for uptime, provide deep visibility into the health of the platform, and incorporate them into cross-functional continuous improvement initiatives. Establish baselines and track against industry benchmarks and standardsSponsor non-functional requirements needed for world-class reliability and cost-efficiency throughout the product development lifecycleDrive a culture of automation, and self-service enablement for various agile product teamsWork with information security leadership to automate security into the platform and servicesWork across Engineering on purchasing, license management and costs relation to both development and product infrastructure operationsLead annual budget planning for infrastructure assets and servicesWhat You'll Need to Be Successful10+ years of hands-on experience managing or overseeing the management of mid to large-scale information technology projects, including complex cross-functional and cross-organizational projectsDemonstrate hands-on knowledge of cloud computing, storage and networking. Designing, provisioning and administration using best practices across multiple public cloud offeringsSuccessful candidate will have experience managing and implementing Cloud architectures in a DevOps/Agile methodologyExperience managing and planning a complex multi-million dollar operating budgetTrack record of successfully building and scaling all aspects of highly-available SaaS operations including deep knowledge of infrastructure, global availability, 24x7 support, compliance, and site reliability practicesExperience operating within audit, data protection and quality standards such as PCI, SOC2, GDPR, and GxPDemonstrated experience attracting, leading, and developing DevOps staff in a geographically dispersed environmentExperience recommending new technology and processes that will improve customer service, reduce costs and/or provide a competitive advantageExcellent written and verbal communication skills; proven experience articulating technical concepts to all audiences, including C-level executives and customersOutstanding interpersonal skills; proven ability to work effectively with technical contributors, management and executive leadershipMaster's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experienceAbout Finicity:Finicity, a Mastercard company, helps individuals, families, and organizations make smarter financial decisions through safe and secure access to fast, high-quality data. Our trusted and proven open banking platform empowers consumers to easily connect their financial data to the apps they choose, transforming the way we experience money for everything from budgeting and payments to investing and lending.Through market-leading data connections, Finicity partners with influential financial institutions and disruptive fintech providers alike to give consumers a leg up in a complicated financial world, helping to improve financial literacy, expand financial inclusion, and ultimately lead to better outcomes. Finicity is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.Finicity provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Powered by JazzHRStPNZYbePx

Keywords: Finicity, a Mastercard Company, Salt Lake City , Vice President, Cloud & IT Infrastructure, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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