Principal Architect

NBCUniversal, Remote, Remote

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

We are seeking a Principal Architect of Procurement and Finance applications to be responsible for the technical architecture and strategy of all procurement and financial applications within the Enterprise Applications domain. This responsibility includes collaborating with other technical and business leaders to establish and communicate the technical vision and strategy to all parties; creating forward-thinking, cloud-native application and platform architectures, ensuring that design patterns and cloud services are used to our full advantage; coaching and mentoring the engineering workforce through design, implementation, testing, deployment, and support; and providing hands-on productivity throughout the full engineering lifecycle for critical applications and platforms.

Your technical knowledge and experience, combined with your ability to coach and motivate others, will help establish the portfolio of cloud-native, modern procurement and finance applications that utilize public cloud services in a measurable and predictable manner and provide quantifiable business and technical advantage. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing a strong sense of culture and community within the organization to help build a world-class technology organization and culture.

Required Qualifications
• Strong experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to architect, implement, and deploy reliable, cost-effective, scalable, and secure cloud-native solutions that take full advantage of the public cloud services.
• Track record of architecting and presenting solutions that balance complex business, financial, and technical goals.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including visual presentation skills.
• Experience integrating cloud (primarily AWS) services and on-premise solutions
• Experience building cloud cost models and identifying and implementing cost optimizations.
• Experience with infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting using infrastructure as code mechanisms as such as CloudFormation, CDK, Ansible, and others.
• Ability to travel when needed; expected travel is 5-25%.
• Bachelor's Degree (Engineering or Computer Science preferred) or Equivalent Work Experience

Desired Characteristics
• AWS certifications: AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional or other relevant cloud certifications.
• Understanding of GCP and Azure public cloud offerings
• Solid understanding of cloud networking concepts and HTTP, TCP, DNS, UDP, IPv4/IPv6 networking and protocols.
• A proven track record of migrating significant legacy IT applications and tools to modern, cloud-first architectures
• Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

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