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Associate Director Linux / Unix Engineering

Company: Becton Dickinson
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 25, 2022

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Associate Director Linux / Unix Engineering Job Description SummaryThe Associate Director Linux / Unix Engineering supports IT leadership by planning and championing the execution of broad initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders. He / She leverages data, technical, and business knowledge to drive the development of technical frameworks and solutions at portfolio and enterprise levels. This position is involved throughout the project life cycle with emphasis on the initiation, feasibility, and analysis phases. Job Description Be part of something bigger BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. Job Description The Associate Director Linux / Unix Engineering supports IT leadership by planning and championing the execution of broad initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders. He / She leverages data, technical, and business knowledge to drive the development of technical frameworks and solutions at portfolio and enterprise levels. This position is involved throughout the project life cycle with emphasis on the initiation, feasibility, and analysis phases.The Associate Director Linux / Unix Engineering will be a key team member of the IT Infrastructure and Architecture teams who can identify business opportunities, conceive solutions, work well with internal application and infrastructure groups (as well as external vendors), build consensus and plans, and execute solutions across multiple business areas. Candidate will be required to demonstrate and grow your expertise in Server, Storage, Database, Network, Middleware, vendor management and project management. Candidate will have the opportunity to present to application teams, business users and to all levels of the organization. Primary Responsibilities: With oversight from our Infrastructure and Architecture lead - serve as the subject matter expert at a global level to provide strategic oversight and planning of enterprise initiatives to ensure infrastructure components are properly designed in alignment with enterprise infrastructure strategies. Influences the development and drives the execution of operating plans. Provides input with our annual strategic review process (ASR) which includes in-depth cost breakdowns, budget estimates, ongoing run rates and deal with cost overruns. Work with our managed service providers to review all cost implications, self-funding opportunities and roadmap alignment within TGS. This includes a detailed understanding of our GIR and BIR infrastructure refresh process. Provide oversight to our operational budget and expenses on an ongoing basis. Reviews and recommends infrastructure technologies to meet business needs/& priorities and to align with enterprise strategies. Accountable for working across the core areas of delivery for TGS in partnership with the business partners, TGS leadership and key contributors on the business to side to deliver simplified, reliable, and secure solutions, avoid technology diversity, be adaptable for changing business and be user focused. The role will have significant influence in driving the infrastructure strategy Develops and reviews solutions to ensure infrastructure systems and associated processes align with IT strategy along with providing significant input into key business decisions. Analyzes business processes associated with managing and supporting systems infrastructure to improve information systems. Provides guidance on technical aspects of infrastructure systems development and integration to ensure strategies, roadmaps, policies, standards, and practices are properly applied. Develops infrastructure assets, technical frameworks, and patterns to drive efficiency, reduce costs, and improve availability and reliability for customers. Focus on capacity planning across multiple storage platforms and provide operational guidance. Creates reusable assets and frameworks / patterns that enable the adoption and usage of solution blueprints. Effectively integrates core capabilities with new technology to successfully implement solution development projects and standards definitions. Participates in efforts to set technical direction and build capabilities in the engineering organization. Acts independently or as a member of a project team responsible for providing technical guidance concerning the business implications of the various solutions. Validates existing solution architectures and makes recommendations for improvements. Work with hardware manufacturers, application development, and infrastructure and business representatives to develop solutions for Business operations. Analyzes business processes to improve aspects of information systems and leads complex technical project reviews to assess deliverables. Assists in technical plan preparations to meet business needs and collaborates with cross-functional teams to prepare technical resource plans. Identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility, and recommends new approaches to ensure optimal performance and to meet business needs. Produces detailed component specifications to support systems designs and creates the designs of candidate architecture to ensure accuracy and fulfillment of requirements. Recommends technical strategies, roadmaps, reference architectures, policies, standards, and practices to ensure consistency and compliance. Design and Architect framework for Capacity / Performance Management and Analysis. Embrace new frameworks using IAAS, PAAS, DAAS, SAAS frameworks and develop roadmaps towards these, including hands on experience with Docker and Kubernetes. Develop Private and Public Cloud application provisioning capabilities. Strong Azure expertise. Point of escalation for all P1 and P2 production related outages. Qualifications: The position requires excellent communication and coordination skills, proficiency at multitasking and ability to work with all levels of management. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Systems/Computer Science or a related discipline. 12 years of related professional experience in IT Infrastructure experience, server, storage, workplace, messaging, networks, Service Desk. 4 years experience in managing service provider relationships-preferably at a global level. Extensive Red Hat and Suse Linux experience Configuration management (Puppet preferred) Server hardware - Various Vendors & Virtualization (VMware and / or RHEV) Firm understanding of storage and networking components Cloud provider experience: Azure preferred; AWS and GCP is a plus Scripting experience; Terraform, Perl, Python, shell scripting Network stack, NFS, DNS, LDAP, SFTP/FTP, NTP Security and performance monitoring and analysis For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. Why join us? A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life's purpose through the work that they do every day. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program - which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components - is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates. To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/ Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. PDN Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes Additional LocationsUSA NC - Research Triangle Park Work Shift Show More Show Less Apply Save Job PDN-96915891-8f3a-4ddf-a7b1-28a626a8c2cb

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