IT Manager Cloud
Company: Ulta Beauty
Posted on: May 17, 2022
OVERVIEWLive 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
IT Manager - 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. The IT Manager - Cloud 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 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,
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.ADDITIONAL
- Drive culture and provide leadership for the cloud engineering
team to achieve superior business results.
- Collaborate in creating and executing 3-year strategy roadmaps
outlining the technologies and investments in infrastructure to
ensure network systems are meeting established service level
agreements while staying consistent with industry best
- 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 CloudESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or
applicable work experience.
- 7+ years' progressive experience with virtual machines, linux,
storage, compute, virtualization technologies, automation, network
management, middleware, database
- 2 years of experience leading technology teams
- 2 years of cloud infrastructure experience
- 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 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
- Strong partnering/relationship building skills
- Effective leader of cross functional teams; able to motivate
others to drive desired results
- Off-Hours support including 24x7 on-call required.
- Minimal travel required (training/conferences)ABOUTAt 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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