Senior Director of Cloud Platform Architecture & Engineering at TransUnion

| Chicago
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What We'll Bring

Our quest to modernizing the way we do technology is not slowing down anytime soon. We continue to make big strides in our agile atmosphere 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. Helping our clients build trust begins with a strong team of innovators ready to pave the way with strategy and optimization in mind. 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. These advantages can enable you to be at the center of groundbreaking discoveries.

What You'll Bring

The role will provide cross-domain technical & business leadership, service definition, & problem solving to support the acceleration of TransUnion’s cloud transformation and adoption.

Strong leadership and team-building skills, including the ability to lead global teams operating in an Agile delivery model, and balance between people management, leadership and technical responsibilities.

Experience in design, build and run of Knowledge & experience with Cloud Service Providers (specifically AWS and Azure) and the various IaaS and PaaS offerings that each provide.

Experience in building and running highly automated and secure Cloud Platforms from the ground up with a product mindset.

Knowledge & experience leading Agile delivery teams & building effective working relationships with Product, Architecture, engineering, & Security functions.

Ability to drive global organizational change, balance business requirements with IT initiatives, provide technical leadership, & manage execution on critical initiatives.

Experience in defining and articulating a Cloud platform vision and strategy that aligns with our business and technology needs.

Experience in developing and managing the architectural and engineering efforts to action against this vision and strategy.

Lead, mentor, coach and develop engineers, architects and managers (technical and soft skills).

Ability to operate with quickly changing priorities as well as problem and solution landscapes.

Exceptional communication and collaboration skills with global & diverse audiences - Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, ability to see all sides of an issue and bridge the gap between various parties while moving everyone toward the common good for TU.

Anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks before they occur.

BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience in a strong technical IT environment.

We’d love to see:

Multi-year experience with developing high performing Cloud teams

Multi-year experience working with cloud service providers such as AWS & Azure, large scale distributed systems principles, cloud native platforms, CI/CD principles, software architecture, systems configuration and management, network architecture and management, operations & security engineering.

Strong accountability and overall technology leadership experience.

Ability to build value propositions/business cases and communicating within global delivery organizations & with senior executives (SVP, EVP).

Impact You'll Make

Collaboratively develop go-to cloud strategy for TU.

Global Platform owner for Cloud capabilities including driving strategy and vision.

Key leader in driving our strategic and operational transformation to adopt Cloud in a highly automated and self-service manor.

Define and create the building blocks of solutions in AWS and Azure in a secure and performant manner that can be consumed by application teams.

Build and manage a global team of architects and engineers to enable the distributed and global use of cloud technologies by application development teams.

Promote technical innovation through the use of cloud technologies and influence product roadmaps across TU.

Help support a transformation of TU’s technology workforce into a DevSecOps model.

Occasional travel may be required.

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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 stand up
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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