We are looking for an energized, rapport building Infrastructure Architect who will be responsible for developing and maintaining standards, blueprints and reference architecture across News Corp’s global technology landscape.
This role requires experience and knowledge in Cloud, Compute, Storage, End User Computing and running large scale global enterprise systems.
Location : EMEA
Job Responsibilities :
Develop and maintain a single view of standards and best practices across News Corp
Develop and maintain Technology reference architecture documentation and cost guidelines
Partner with other technology teams to improve technology asset utilization across News Corp
Provide cross-tower support and expertise to projects impacted by architecture
Support effective tool, platforms, security selections for the organization
Partner with senior stakeholders to help develop and define strategy roadmaps
Partner with Engineering and Operations teams to ensure standards are understood and implemented correctly
Partner with Security to ensure solutions are secure and compliant
Understand technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business and operating models.
Qualifications / Skills :
Educated to bachelor degree level in computer science / Information technology or equivalent experience managing large Enterprise IT teams including disciplines technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management, cloud or operations
8+ years experience managing cloud-based or hybrid infrastructures at scale
Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology trends
Understanding of agile methods and processes.
Experience and knowledge of software engineering security best practices, including but not limited to end-point protection and cloud security
Specific knowledge and experience of Amazon Web Services required, additional knowledge of other cloud providers preferred
Desired interpersonal skills :
Excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Good leadership and motivational skills.
Experience in modeling and visual representations
Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities
Unusual Challenges / Circumstances :
The role is global in nature and may, therefore, require global travel to our offices in geographies outside that in which the successful candidate resides.
The candidate will need to work with individuals and businesses in all corners of the world, and as such may need to participate in activities outside of normal working hours in order to ensure maximum global participation.
About News Corp
News Corp is a global diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses throughout the world.
The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including : news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia and pay-TV distribution in Australia.
NewsTech, the shared technology services division of News Corp, provides technology services, support, and solutions across Dow Jones, HarperCollins, NewsUK, News Australia, The New York Post, and realtor.
com. This model aims to optimize IT services globally through the integration of operations and expansion of expertise. NewsTech allows each company it services to focus on what they do best, while receiving a higher level of technology services.
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