Business Purpose / Background :
P&G hasdeclared a Cloud First strategy and will be moving most of our workloads to theCloud over the next few years. At thesame time Core Data Lake and Data Hubs Program led by Data & AnalyticsOrganization (D&A) is leveraging Cloud to transform BI and Analytics forthe company, harmonizing various data types and allowing standard solutionstailored specifically for needs of specific Business Units.
As D&A Hosting Platform Capability Engineer you will leverage strongtechnical and management / soft skills to deliver to internal Data Hubapplication team cloud capabilities (primarily Azure) in a PaaS way -transforming newest technologiesto secure, performant, stable, costeffective and flexible business capabilities that support P&G’s keybusiness cases - targeting automation and self-service.
Working withCloud Service Partners & PG Corporate & Application Teams tounderstand, verify, improve and fix as needed available technical capabilitiesneeded for D&A applications.
This includes L support for major capability incidentsescalations for own scope (may happen outside of work hours or weekends) and "deep"Problem Management support (investigate and find permanent fixes whereworkaround is used on production system due to capability not workingcorrectly)
ProducingBlueprints for new capabilities (e.g. Azure DataBricks, AWS SageMaker, etc.)
Designing andimplementing Testing strategy for Capabilities, to verify them against D&Abusiness cases and technical requirements in consistent way - to support D&AData Hub Road Map; testing automation
Developingscripts (PowerShell, shell (bash), Azure Automation) to automate work, optimizecost & performance, drive compliance, understand infrastructure health,working with Security Engineer on the execution plan
Creating ordriving creation of provisioning scripts (PowerShell, ARM templates, JSON, AzureAutomation) with Cloud Team to enable D&A DevOps and D&A HostingPlatform Utility Engineers to self-provision security compliant Azure servicesin quick, easy way
Drive orleverage capabilities (Containers, infrastructure automation / configurationtools) to support effective patching and compliance
Building insecurity into capabilities; running iRisk assessment for Capability placed inData Hub application architecture
Staying on topof industry best practices, suggesting them to the team, defining BestPractices and onboarding various application teams to Platform Best Practicesand Available Capabilities
Developingprototypes of internal applications / tools supporting DevOps
Expanding areato other Cloud Providers (like GCP) if needed
Strong technical knowledge and demonstrated yearexperience in each of the following areas :
MSAzure Cloud Computing Platform & Services (different resources, offeringsand tools, Azure ARM Templates)
Infrastructureand Platform components (network, load balancers, firewalls, servers,databases)
PowerShelland / or Linux environment and shell (bash) scripting
Necessary technical skills ( or more of each domain) :
ProgrammingLanguages : Python, Java, C++, PHP, Perl, Ruby
Goodunderstanding of infrastructure and Platform components (network, loadbalancers, firewalls, servers, databases), technical knowledge and experiencein Hosting and related technologies (data center, cloud IaaS, PaaS ,computing, Windows, Linux, storage, backup, security, disaster recovery, virtualization,etc.
have a passion for these domains, and can learn technologies quickly
Ability toquickly penetrate technology areas and ask appropriate and relevant technicalquestions
Desirable skills :
Experience insome infrastructure automation / configuration tool Ansible, Chef, Puppet orsimilar - you know how those can help with large-scale, complex deployments
Stewardshipexperience to ensure services are compliant with relevant P&G policies(Security, Governance, etc.). Having a previous experience working onInformation Security matters at an infrastructure platform level
Experience inContainers (Docker / Kubernetes)
Knowledge ofKusto Query Language and Azure LogAnalytics
Basic VendorManagement Skills
Qualifications(completed, or to be built on the role) :
MicrosoftCertified Azure Developer or Data Engineer Associate Certification;
ITILfoundations knowledge; or IT operations background
Minimum Bachelors Degree
Personal qualities :
Excellentcommunication skills (English) with both technical and non-technical colleaguesfrom geographically distributed teams on all organizational levels;
Problem-solvingattitude (we don’t like excuses, we like solutions);
Proactive,initiative taking and not afraid to challenge the status quo (we hire smartpeople for a reason - we’re looking to you to help us improve);
Experienceworking with external companies;
Being a teamplayer. Big projects aren’t developed by individuals you need to work withothers well.
Skills You Can Expect to Learn / Build onthis Job :
Deep Technicalknowledge and experience in cloud BI & Analytics relevant capabilities;
Big Pictureunderstanding of the GBS organization and its Services;
Expertiseworking in global multifunctional team on Cloud Platforms;
IndustryCertifications (ITIL, DevOps, Azure).