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VP II Cloud & Platform Engineering

Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
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The VP of Cloud & Platform Engineering will be responsible for defining and driving plans to build and evolve the Credit One Bank IT infrastructure engineering team while focusing on forward-looking infrastructure architecture to help the organization meet the business and technological goals set by the executive team. This position will provide technical guidance to improve timely project delivery while meeting the security, stability, and scalability demands set forth by the CIO. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of modern enterprise infrastructure technologies such as hybrid cloud, containerization, automation, and orchestration while having a proven track record of being an innovative technology leader.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Partners with SVP, Infrastructure Engineering and Operations, and the Enterprise architecture team to help deliver all Information Technology projects
  • Lead cloud computing efforts and strategy communicating the pros and cons of identified solutions
  • Direct on-prem and cloud initiatives across different lines of business
  • Review, evaluate, and make technology recommendations based on the highest industry standards
  • Analyze, assess, and recommend changes and improvements to current infrastructure implementation
  • Research the newest technologies that can support the ongoing modernization efforts and evaluate providers and services
  • Follow, assist, and address regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Lean the infrastructure team to assist in the design and planning of technical RFPs, POCs, and demos
  • Create and manage technical reference infrastructure architecture patterns and standards
  • Participates in design reviews for software and hardware projects with a focus on improving implementation and design best practices
  • Define process improvement standards and strategies
  • Works with department heads to improve process, governance, and best practices 
  • Recruit, mentor, and train highly skilled infrastructure team members to help with the continuous evolution of the Credit One Bank IT team

Position Requirements:

  • Must possess an excellent understanding of IT infrastructure and cloud technology architecture
  • Must have 10+ years of technology background focusing on enterprise infrastructure
  • 5+ years of infrastructure architecture and engineering experience including virtualization, cloud, server, storage, and networking (i.e.: VMWare, OpenStack, Openshift, Kubernetes, dockers, etc.)
  • Experience in Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or any other public or private cloud providers
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in information technology
  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture, designing infrastructure environments with distributed enterprise systems, architecture, and implementation standards
  • Experience in DevOps, containers, microservices, APIs, infrastructure & cloud orchestration, and monitoring technology is a big plus
  • Knowledge of TOGAF, SDLC, ITSM, IT operations, and programming skills is a plus
  • Experience with regulatory compliance audits and assessments
  • Direct experience managing technical resources
  • 3-5 years of experience with container security with security tools like Prisma or Qualys e.g. container firewalls, runtime security, image scanning etc…
  • 3-5 years of experience with container networking, network policies, inter and intra cluster communications
  • 3-5 years of experience with multi logical separation within Kubernetes cluster and application architecture to logical separation e.g. node groups, machine sets etc…
  • 3-5 years of experience with containerized application architecture with regards to node affinity, spread constraints, node selectors etc…
  • 3-5 years of experience with immutable container optimized OSes e.g. Bottlerocket, CoreOS, Google Container Optimized OS etc…
  • 3-5 years of  experience with container storage architecture with regards to PVs, PVCs, shared node storage etc.…

Preferred:

  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work individually, within a team, and partner with other business groups
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity initiatives
  • Must have the ability to develop policies & procedures, risk assessment and communicate effectively

 

Credit One Bank, N.A. is a data-driven financial services company based in Las Vegas. Founded in 1984, Credit One Bank offers a spectrum of credit card products for people in all stages of financial life. Credit One Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin. Reasonable accommodations can be made for those who require them, including access to job applications and workplace accommodations. Employment at Credit One Bank is based on mutual consent (also known as at-will). This means that employees and the Bank may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause and with or without notice. Please contact the recruiter for this position to learn more. Credit One Bank does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and is not responsible for related fees.   

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