Combined Insurance Global Automation & Cloud Architect in United States
Chubb is a fast paced and global Insurance services organization providing a myriad of Insurance services throughout the world. Chubb has an established global infrastructure architecture function providing technology leadership and direction for Chubb’s core Infrastructure across the globe.
Chubb is looking for an individual that has a strong blend of architectural, design & operational experience to lead & support enablement of key strategies and supporting standards in key areas of cloud, automation & data center technology (DevOps, Azure, Orchestration, Automation, Server, Storage, Network, Facility, Virtualization), as well as networking technologies (SD-WAN, ACI, Cisco, Microsoft, Palo Alto). The ideal candidate will have proven abilities in products and services that span all aforementioned technologies.
This role supports the establishment of reference architectures, solution patterns, use-cases, enterprise designs and product/service standards to drive consistent experiences and reuse across the globe, higher service levels, and reduce delivery timelines, while importantly, delivering operational & financial efficiencies.
In order to support business demands, improved productivity, and continued evolution into a high performing infrastructure services organization, the role requires a passionate technologist, who is a strategic thinker, experienced, creative and a dynamic individual who will be a technical advocate & expert within the infrastructure organization.
Responsibilities: * Drive technology enablement & cultural infusion of DevOps ambitions, enabling the delivery of policy-driven automation/orchestration, to deliver operational standardization & improved speed to market. Leverage inventory & telemetry sources to drive forward automation agendas, while reducing risk & complexity. Ensure alignment of automation targets to ratified DevOps constructs, inclusive of immutable infrastructure principles. * Develop & sustain reference architectures, global patterns, blueprints, use-cases, KPI’s & technological standards, for areas comprising (but not limited to) Microsoft Azure, Software-Defined Infrastructure, Data Centre, Network. * Support the progression of both prem & cloud based agendas, ensuring alignment & interoperability between clouds. Support & progress Chubb’s cloud adoption strategy, through development and/or use of cloud assessment frameworks & scorecards, which ensure correct service placement, without diminishing Chubb’s posture for security, disaster recovery, backup/recovery, retention or compliance. * Ensure alignment between infrastructure & security for all engagements & deliveries – ensure that security is never an after-thought & that all aspects of technological delivery are well understood & covered, including operating model, operational support, geographic placement/coverage etc. * Support technological innovation – identify & sponsor new/emerging technology via incubation/POC’s, in a global & transparent fashion, inclusive of key stakeholders or interested parties.
Technical Skills * Ability to develop architectures & product/service standards that directly translate to operational deliveries in a globally consistent fashion. * Able to communicate complex technological situations in non-technical language to a wide variety of audiences. * Networking – Extensive architecture & design experience of LAN, WAN, Perimeter & Security technologies/capabilities that support & enable the Data Centre operation. * Cloud – Extensive architecture & design experience of public cloud (Azure). * Scripting - Extensive architecture & design experience of scripted automation, software-defined & DevOps practices. Experience * Very strong experience architecting & designing Enterprise Infrastructure Products and Services in a large global company o Demonstrated Product and Service Lifecycle Management capabilities o Strong product, service, and vendor knowledge o Knowledge ofSLA, KPI’s, and forecasting (demand management) o Reference Architecture, infrastructure patterns, enterprise designs, technology standards * Demonstrated Leadership (Vision and Direction) o Ability to plan, direct & support large scale efforts o Proven ability to motivate, influence and interact effectively with peers, IT & Business leaders o Superior decision making and client relationship building skills o Clear and focused communication and presentation skills o Self-motivated and customer focused individual. * Specific technology expertise around areas such as: o Compute technologies + Intel x86/x64 compute platforms & technology + Storage & Storage fabric platforms & technology + Virtualization/Hypervisor platforms & technology + Cloud technologies & vendors o Network technologies # Cisco LAN (Catalyst & Nexus) platforms & technology # Cisco Security (Firewall, IPS, xLB) platforms & technology # VMware technologies # Palo Alto technologies # WAN technologies o Systems Monitoring # Microsoft Systems Centre suite of technologies # ServiceNow.com /Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success./
Job: *Information Technology
Title: Global Automation & Cloud Architect
Requisition ID: 328977