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ProKarma Director, Cloud Engineering in Denver, Colorado

PK has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Cloud Engineering to join our team full time.

As the Cloud Engineer Specialist, you will support client projects, presales activity, and contribute to the overall Cloud CoE (Center of excellence). The ideal candidate will be cloud certified (AWS/Azure/GCP) with numerous project deployments both domestic and international. You will be solely responsible for architecting solutions for large scale international clients in the context of their enterprise environment and the broader view of public or private cloud environment. This role requires architecture knowledge, sales engineering excellence, the ability to create Cloud best practice and standards, and leadership within a global distributed environment.

  • Provide Cloud practice adoption, technology expertise and process optimization blueprint for enterprise initiatives.

  • Cloud CoE. Drive and inspire the PK Way for developing and managing a CoE organization

  • GTM Strategy. Contribute to the definition and establishment of PKs market leading offerings addressing business and market challenges that inspire enterprise Cloud adoptions.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in end-to-end DevOps SDLC (Configuration Mgmt., Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Release Engineering, Provisioning)

  • Exception business and technical acumen. Ability to communicate effectively across client organizations including executives, stakeholders, product, and delivery organizations. Ability to communicate and lead internally across our multi-disciplinary and global structure.

  • Trusted Advisor. Adept at building trust with your customer through strategic thought, exceptional execution, and technical depth and expertise.

  • Lead and energize your teams and clients by providing thought leadership in modern Cloud trends and technology.

  • Thought Leader. Contribute to PK published POVs, Whitepapers, Blog Posts, Webinars, and Speaking Engagements.

  • Travel is expected for this role: 40% (pre-COVID standard)

  • Technical Excellence. Ensure adherence to sound architecture and platform standards and best practices

  • Continuous Improvement. Driven to lead self, clients, and teams in a rhythm and appetite for leading modern digital ecommerce trends and technology. Stay in tune with latest trends and technology updates, changes, community, and roadmap(s). Improving and maintaining cloud engineering guidelines

  • Sales Engineering. Along-side PK Vertical Sales provide broad expertise in strategic program direction and end-to-end Cloud solution architectures and best practices.

  • In a heavily client-facing pre-sales, or delivery kickstart role, accountable for big picture solution architecture and design. Will be expected to demonstrate business value and best practice with DevOps solutions to clients

  • Assist in Translate business and marketing challenges into well-designed GTM solutions.

  • 8+ years of experience to craft and develop Cloud solutions, translating business requirements into scalable, flexible, and secure cloud architectures.

  • 4 or more years’ experience using cloud-based hosting solutions (AWS-EC2/S3, Azure, Google Cloud)

  • Master of cloud platforms (GCP, AWS / Azure, etc.)

  • Solid experience of containers and container management platform (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • 6+ years managing, mentoring, motivating, and growing a goal-driven delivery team; must have strong history of developing people, both technically and professionally.

  • 5+ years of client management with experience in managing multiple projects, with on-site, on shore and offshore teams

  • 2+ years’ experience using Source Control tools such as Git or Subversion (Git knowledge is a must)

  • 3 +years' experience integrating automation workflow tools (Jenkins/Hudson/uDeploy) with configuration management tools (Chef/Puppet/Salt Stack/Ansible)

  • Strong experience with CI/CT/CD pipeline tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, TravisCI, GitLab CI, or equivalent

  • Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code tools such as TerraForm, CloudFormation, or equivalent

  • Familiarity with Cloud monitoring tools (Cloud Watch, Splunk, Application monitoring, etc.)

  • Formalized training/ certification on any Cloud platform

  • Knowledge of DevSecOps is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with non-technical personnel

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or similar degrees

  • 3 years’ experience in implementing DevOps strategy

  • 3 years hands-on experience in DevOps technologies including: CI/CD, SCM, pipeline, containers

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to drive a Cloud strategy with a customer

  • Experience and working knowledge of Site Reliability is desired

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at PK are based exclusively on merit.  PK does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity and identity expression, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Requisition ID: 2020-28216