Senior Cloud Architect at TransUnion

| Chicago
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What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. This gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills while building and discovering new capabilities. Our quest to modernizing the way we do technology is making big strides to bring the latest in products and solutions within the cloud infrastructure. Our cloud teams have the potential to shape the future by solving thought-provoking problems and using transformational technology to further enhance our capabilities in this data-driven world. You’ll have the chance to thrive in a culture of ownership and delivery as these efforts continue to expand. As technology evolves, our advantage in having an ecosystem of innovation and modernization creates an unmatchable environment.

We are looking for energetic technical thought leaders to establish architectural standards and act as product owner for the foundational components that make up the TransUnion public cloud environment. This includes creating solutions with all appropriate guardrails, standards and controls in place so that they can be turned over to the greater application development user base to utilize in building and migrating applications. Utilize DevOps concepts and experience to architect, develop, automate and operate Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service cloud deployments. Interface with application developers and architects, infrastructure engineers and architects and operations staff to develop iteratively better cloud deployments to solve real business problems. Provide technical expertise and consultation on AWS cloud offerings and implementation approaches. Provide input in hardening IaaS/PaaS services to meet standards.

What You'll Bring

An ability to use a wide variety of Open Source and cloud tools

Proficiency with developing software using API calls; software development of APIs a plus

A working knowledge of IT infrastructure (server, network, storage, load balancing, clustering)

Background that includes solution architecture

Experience with Python and bash scripting or Powershell

Experience developing automated deployment scripts and tools for system provisioning and configuration

Experience with infrastructure as code (AWS Cloudformation, Azure ARM, Terraform)

Experience with DevOps tools and processes

Experience with building large scale application deployments, standard three tier web applications, Big Data and Analytics workloads

What We Prefer To See:

Bachelor’s degree in STEM field

5+ years of experience providing technical solution architecture.

5+ years of direct hands-on with external cloud platforms specifically with Amazon Web Services (AWS.)

10+ years of experience in largescale global business environments.

Impact You'll Make

Act as product owner or a member of the product owner team for the cloud platform foundation team

Architect foundational solutions to support expansive advancement of application deployments and migrations to public cloud environments

Help to architect highly available and scalable systems on cloud platforms (primarily Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure)

Develop automation and processes to quickly and rapidly deploy, manage, configure and scale cloud-based systems and stacks

Develop methodologies and systems to automate and support application deployments

Partner with Enterprise Architects to develop deployment patterns and then define and help to deploy and operationalize the foundational components that make up those patterns

Help to create scalable, secure building blocks to be utilized by application developers globally to instantiate applications in the cloud; these patterns should be operationalized to include logging, monitoring, compliance, etc. so that they are ready for use by the broader community

Collaborate with enterprise architecture team to drive technical decisions for establishing standards for the deployments and enhancements of AWS platform.

Partner with enterprise architecture team to develop deployment patterns and then define and help to deploy and operationalize the foundational components that make up those patterns

Provide technical leadership in establishing feasible migration plans while minimizing disruptions to current business operations.

Perform technical mentoring and guidance to other cloud engineering & operation teams to harden the platform.

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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