Citigroup Senior S3 Storage Engineer - SVP in Irving, Texas
This position is for a subject matter expert in the operational and engineering design and deployment of a large distributed object storage estate and the interaction with external cloud storage estates. The candidate should have created, designed or engineered an object store in the past and intimately understand kernel level programming, key value storage, DEC and cutting edge cloud storage. The Storage Architecture Sr Lead Analyst is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Typically there is a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Primarily affects a sub-function. Responsible for handling staff management issues, including resource management and allocation of work within the team/project. Responsibilities: Lead Citi’s object storage engineering effort Set strategic direction for object storage in coordination with senior management Manage vendor relationship to ensure timeline delivery of new capabilities and quick resolution to operational issues Act as the subject-matter expert on object storage technology Evangelize object storage and drive adoption by providing education and technical assistance to application teams Drive certification effort for public-cloud storage offerings through hands-on contributions to automation Provides architectural vision for all IT systems, including those that support Internet applications, ensuring that architecture conforms to enterprise blueprints. Develops architecture, strategy, planning, and problem solving solutions on an enterprise level. Interfaces across several channels, acting as a visionary to proactively assist in defining direction for future projects. Maintains continuous awareness of business, technical, and infrastructure issues and acts as a sounding board or consultant to aid in the development of creative solutions. Depending on project scope, may be accountable for end-to-end results including such items as: budgeting, policy formulation as well as providing future state technology strategies for an effort. Interfaces with vendors to assess their technology and to guide their product roadmap based on Citi requirements. Exhibits in-depth knowledge of how own specialism contributes to the business and has a good understanding of the commercial environment. Provides thought leadership in subjects that are key to the business. Requires sophisticated analytical thought to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations. Impacts the technology function through contribution to technical direction and strategic decisions. Uses developed communication skills to negotiate and often at higher levels. Performs other job duties and functions as assigned Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency. Qualifications: 10+ years operational and engineering design relevant experience Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication Experience with software-defined storage, object storage, and public-cloud storage Comfort working in Linux and with shell script Programming experience in at least one of the following: Python, Java, or C# Management and prioritization skills Ability to develop working relationships Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines Self-starter with ability to take the initiative and master new tasks quickly Methodical, attention to detail AWS or GCP cloud experience is a plus Education: Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent work experience. ------------------------------------------------- Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - US ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type :Full time ------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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