Lead IT Engineer - Cloud
Company: Lucas James Talent Partners
Posted on: January 7, 2022
Live the experience. From professional empowerment to continual
learning opportunities. From ongoing investment in new and emerging
technologies to a career of self-determination. At Ulta Beauty, our
tech team is critical to our scalability-and is recognized that
way. We've been defined as a "mature start-up." A place where
interdepartmental exposure, open doors, and genuine collaboration
is ubiquitous. Where challenges come fast and furious, requiring
agility, mental dexterity, and creativity. Where our passion for
better solutions drives us and is core to who we are.
We're engineering for the future of retail, and it's
no-holds-barred. But for those motivated by continual change and
ambiguity, by superior leadership, by whip smart colleagues who
will press you daily for your very best, you'll find that virtually
nothing's impossible at Ulta Beauty.
THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:
The Lead IT Engineer - Cloud is responsible for leading the
creation of a technology implementation framework and providing
technical leadership in support of ULTA's initiatives in cloud
computing, with a focus on the incident resolution, change
management of services that run on cloud platforms.
Lead Engineer will work closely with product management, software
developers and system/database engineers to understand requirements
and participate in cloud build and provisioning discussions.
YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH ALL OF THIS BY:
Accountability/Relationship Management: Demonstrated ability to be
a strategic thought partner with Cloud and Business owner teams to
enable data driven decision making. Facilitates open communication
and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of
contact by developing, maintaining and working on stakeholder
engagement strategies and plans. Ability to "take charge" and be
accountable for networking evolution across all phases from
requirements, design, develop, QA, and support.
Innovation/Strategic Thinking: Ability to articulate a holistic
vision and strategy for Cloud across the enterprise at Ulta and
seeks opportunities, new methods, trends, capabilities and products
for the advancement of cloud and identifies the business benefits
of alternative strategies. Ability to objectively evaluate and
challenge the status quo and leverage the right methodologies to
accelerate progress. Develops enterprise-wide integration and
processes that ensure that the strategic application of change is
embedded in the management of the organization, ensuring the buy-in
of all stakeholders.
Quality and Performance Management: Ensures that there is high
quality cloud technology and the tools and technologies provided
meet the organization's needs and objectives and reviews it as
necessary so that our associate experience is positive. Leverages
the right level of technology, QA, automation, procedures and
resources to support this quality. Builds and establishes
measurements around operational methods, procedures, and tools, and
validates that they are reviewed and maintained. Manages service
delivery to ensure that agreed targets are met for the cloud
platforms, tools, and integrations.
Technology and Organizational Development: Leads cloud engineering
team through the resource planning, recruitment, selection,
assessment, on-boarding and transitioning of resources to ensure
that the organization has appropriately skilled resources to meet
organizational objectives and commitments. Provides coaching and
support and delegates responsibilities where possible, in order to
achieve corporate objectives. Ensures performance objectives, and
monitors progress against agreed quality and performance criteria
and goals. Competency and experience in using various project
management techniques to provide clarity of roles and expectations
to cross-functional team members across IT organization and holds
others accountable when appropriate. Has a holistic understanding
of cloud technologies to ensure timely and high-quality
deliverables from the team.
Drive culture and provide leadership for the cloud engineering team
to achieve superior business results.
Execute strategy roadmaps outlining the technologies and
investments in infrastructure to ensure systems are meeting
established service level agreements while staying consistent with
industry best practices.
Manage and create project plans for near-term projects.
Perform capacity planning to ensure operational stability and
availability of the team's operating system offering.
Assist in response to external audits, penetration tests,
vulnerability assessments and forensic investigations.
Contribute to release management, disaster recovery, change
control, incident and problem management for the enterprise
technical support functions.
Manage, support, and optimize all information technology cloud
infrastructure including but not limited to: GCP, MS Azure,
Kubernetes, Terraform Cloud
THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or
applicable work experience.
5+ years' progressive experience with virtual machines, linux,
storage, compute, virtualization technologies, automation, network
management, middleware, database
2+ years of cloud infrastructure experience
Hands on troubleshooting, forensic investigation, and proficient
with packet analysis and performance monitoring tools.
Proven experience and ability to manage problem resolutions of
complex or intermittent issues in a multi-vendor, integrated
Be the ambassador for the cloud team using strong verbal and
written communication skills.
Able to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences at
all levels of the organization.
Experience planning and executing large scale production projects
with minimal downtime and limited impact on systems and
Able to prioritize and execute tasks, while demonstrating poise in
a high-pressure environment.
Extremely self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to
Off-Hours support including 24x7 on-call required.
Minimal travel required (training/conferences)---
At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful .
Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the
premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care
products, hair care products and salon services. We bring
possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every
day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from
approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands
across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own
private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in
every store featuring-hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including
those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal
histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any
applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles'
Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair
Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.
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