Lead Infra Ops Consultant, UK

Recruiter
T. Rowe Price International
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Closes
28 Aug 2022
Ref
14064151
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Cloud Operations Consultant will serve as an authoritative point of contact for all matters related to Cloud Operational and Security controls, implementation, and enforcement.

A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where success results from the dedication our associates have in building success for our clients. We are a growing organization of associates from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We take a long-term view on associates and their careers. Our associates do phenomenal work with purpose, and as a result, we provide growth opportunities through in-person and online training, management development programs, and career development on the job.

If you are seeking a meaningful work experience along with a workplace culture that thrives on teamwork, we invite you to explore the opportunity to join us.

ROLE SUMMARY AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment in all interactions
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our Cloud strategy
  • Review cloud services and define Operation and Security controls. Design and implement automations to remediate infrastructure deviances from controls.
  • Create standards for Cloud Operations and infrastructure deployment. Create and utilize infrastructure versioned templates that meet these standards and make them accessible to product teams for application automated deployment.
  • Consult and make recommendations on Cloud based application deployments to ensure that they follow best practices in the areas of Security, Availability, Cost Optimization, and compliance controls.
  • Coordinate across support teams to quickly resolve disruptions to technology services, perform root cause analysis, and recommend / implement preventative measures
  • Review planned changes for alignment to target state and for adherence to policies before being implemented into the technology environment
  • Work across teams to review technology portfolio and make recommendations for procedures and practices
  • Hold associates and teams accountable for adhering to practices and policies
  • Review production readiness of technology solutions and application deployments
  • Review performance trends across the broader technology portfolio and initiate actions to address areas at risk for potential impacts
  • Proactively identifies and addresses vulnerabilities across the technology environment
  • Evaluate capacity utilization and initiate projects to address areas of excess and shortages proactively
  • Uses industry knowledge and analytical thought to identify innovative solutions
  • Solicit diverse perspectives and input from others to deal with emerging issues or identify effective approaches for completing work
  • Act as advisor to management and key external stakeholders on broad-ranging projects
  • Provide feedback and coaching to others who have management responsibility of resources
  • Develop and mentor diverse talent on the team
  • Proactively helps team members/make suggestions to improve practices
  • Accountable for work of self and others; set standards around which others will operate
  • Maintain a broad internal professional network and know when to engage/activate it

REQUIREMENTS
  • 5+ years of relevant IT experience
  • 4+ years of experience building and supporting solutions on Amazon AWS
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure
  • Proficiency administering and troubleshooting Windows and Linux server platforms
  • Knowledge/experience with Docker containers
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, DHCP solutions
  • Knowledge/experience with observability tools such as Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana, New Relic, and cloud native tools is desirable
  • Knowledge/experience with CI/CD tooling such as GitLab and Artifactory.
  • Knowledge/experience with Cloud Management tools - (prefer Terraform, Vault, Packer)
  • Fluent in at least one programming language (Python, Java, Go, or .Net) Python preferred
  • Proven ability to automate using scripting and/or programming using serverless technologies
  • Effectively uses logic as a problem-solving tool
  • Communicate technical ideas and concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Able to clearly articulate operational principles, practices, and policies
  • Provide accurate and timely status for their own work and escalate when necessary
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technologies
  • Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Be on-call and/or work during off-hours

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

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