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Director Data Cloud Architect (GCP)

Director Data Cloud Architect (GCP)
NY, New York

Job Description

Title: Director Data Cloud Architect (GCP)

Type: Contract to hire

Location: New York, NY

Must Have: Deep knowledge and extensive experience with GCP; experience as a Devops and in Data Architecture, Data Modelling and deploying  

US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time


Director Data Cloud Architect (GCP)

The Director, Data Cloud Architect will be a hands-on technical leader responsible for architecting, developing and managing data platforms, data integrations and analytics solutions for the company Online’s data ecosystem and how it is activated securely in media, messaging and on site. Your expertise is secure, highly scalable data, analytics and media solutions that deliver immediate business value while building solid infrastructure for future global needs.


The Director’s responsible include, but are not limited to the following:

· Data cloud strategy, design, management, monitoring and adoption

· Manage and establish security best practices with regards to Identity & Access Management (IAM), networking, environment configuration, and more.

· Manage GCP infrastructure and networking through Terraform code.

· Monitor application health with GCP tools (e.g. stackdriver, cloud monitoring).

· Solution and troubleshoot release and application issues jointly with engineers.

· Work to understand and improve CI/CD workflows within the team.

· Work with developers to establish devops processes and ensure that structure is followed.

· Determine appropriate risk levels and disaster recovery for releases.

· Enable security, logging and monitoring for data lakes in the cloud environment

· Operation at enterprise scale across more than 300 E-Commerce sites globally

· Keep pace with cloud best practices, trends and technologies

· Uphold and enhance company Online’s current data implementation and framework


· GCP certification & consumer data experience

· Extensive experience in developing data systems with both structured & unstructured data in the cloud.

· Experience working on enterprise data lakes with disparate sources to enable standardization & classification for data processing and consequent application development

· Deep expertise in handling multiple data types - Structured data, Images/videos, Machine data, Speech, Clickstream data etc.

· Excellent analysis and critical reasoning skills with a strong focus on execution

· Proactive problem solver who operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity

· Team player, with the courage to drive change through disruption while maintaining a respect for the team

· Strong collaboration skills and approach problems with positive intent while driving towards resolution

· Ability to simplify strategy into simple actions

· Ability to empower and inspire your colleagues and team mates to take action and embrace the mindset that, "Everything can be made better”

· Being curious, and are not afraid to dig deep and look in places that others ignore

· Proven experience explaining complex technical concepts to business people and technical experts so they can be debated for best solutions

· Change management experience

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