Lead IT Engineer - Cloud
Company: Lucas James Talent Partners
Posted on: January 16, 2022
OVERVIEW 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 scalabilityand is
recognized that way. Weve 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
Were engineering for the future of retail, and its 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, youll find that virtually nothings
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 ULTAs
initiatives in cloud computing, with a focus on the incident
resolution, change management of services that run on cloud
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.
YOULL 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 organizations 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 teams 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:
- Bachelors 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
- 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)
ABOUT 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 Beautys own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a
full-service salon in every store featuringhair, skin, brow, and
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.by
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