CLOUD ARCHITECT

Location
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jul 14, 2018
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
4 years
Degree Required
4-Year Degree
Manages Others?
No
UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

This position will be responsible for leading Cloud Architecture and the Cloud computing strategy for UTC Climate, Controls & Security. This position will have a combination of daily project management responsibilities as well as for the delivery of key projects working within CCS business entities around the world. This position reports to the Executive Director, Infrastructure & IT Compliance. The successful candidate will have strong organization and communication skills with a background of delivering infrastructure projects of varying technologies in an enterprise environment. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Azure, Active Directory, IoT and Mobility management platforms is required.

The CCS Digital Technology strategy is based on global strategic systems to support sales, service, back office and field operations. The WHQ Digital infrastructure team is a critical part of this strategy and is responsible for supplying the infrastructure for these global systems, as well as working with the local IT teams to provide support. The CCS Digital technology and operations strategy is based on a leveraged outsourced model, managed by WHQ resources, as well as regionally in Americas, Europe and Asia. Resources in the department work with key infrastructure suppliers, including a significant component of off-shore support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design of Cloud environments with a focus on Azure
  • Demonstrate technical Cloud architectural knowledge in the design of Cloud infrastructure running in 24x7 environments
  • Deliver Cloud strategies and solutions that align with business entity objectives
  • Lead Cloud architecture activities working with UTC and CCS to develop and communicate appropriate standards
  • Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including application movements into the cloud
  • Foster Cloud computing expertise within the business to help drive cloud adoption
  • Deploy world class technology and streamlined processes to enhance the global commercial Digital Technology environment
  • Manage several projects at once leveraging off-shore teams as needed to implement projects related to infrastructure
  • Work with our parent company, outsourcing vendors and CCS entities globally to manage service levels, projects and performance related to relevant cloud hosting solutions
  • Manage UTC driven infrastructure projects and lead CCS participation in relevant project reviews and planning activities

Qualification:
  • 10+ yrs of experience managing IT projects
  • 4+ yrs experience as an IT Infrastructure Architect, with focus on Azure, cloud, server, storage and networking
  • Demonstrates strong technical aptitude, project management, and communication skills
  • Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment with team members from around the world to define and execute IT projects
  • Experience working with off-shore models
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, works well with teams and conflict
  • Highly-motivated, self-directed, and able to effectively lead efforts including the delivery of complex projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrates proficiency in IT areas of analytical thinking and innovation
  • Demonstrates leadership and collaboration skills, and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, environment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and demonstrates ability to perform root cause analyses

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related fields

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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