VP of Cloud Platform Services 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. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Protecting the health and wellness of our associates and candidates considering a career at TransUnion is our highest priority. In supporting this vision, our recruitment and new hire experience for this role is fully virtual for the time being. Candidates interviewing will get to know our team over the phone and video, and this role will operate virtually upon hire until we return to the office. Even though we’re not physically together right now, our goal is to provide you a supportive candidate and new hire experience that will immerse you in our culture and set you up for success at TransUnion.

12+ years of experience in developing enterprise level high scale, highly available, low latency and cloud native platforms with deep experience in leading delivery teams in agile software development practices and DevOps

Hands on knowledge of microservices, containerization, APIs and designing for performance, scalability and availability in cloud-native systems

Excellent experience in designing and building multithreaded distributed systems

Manages overall technical and operational activities for the organization, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated and that strategic goals and budgets are met in accordance with organizational metrics and business plans

Expertise leading in an agile-based development environment

Substantial experience in building high-performance teams and scalable best practices in an engineering organization

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as evidenced by ability to articulate industry and business concepts to diverse audiences

Must have demonstrated experience with C-Level presentations

Willingness for occasional travel to corporate office and customer locations

We’d Love to See:

Financial Services industry experience is valuable

Thrives in a fast paced, high-pressure environment and enjoys being challenged

Masters degree preferred

Impact You'll Make

The VP of Cloud Platform Services will be responsible for defining and executing the technology strategy for TransUnion’s Cloud/Container Platform including the design and buildout of core services as part of TU’s digital transformation of monolithic systems to a service-oriented platform.

You will collaborate with our product and architecture teams to create the strategic direction for a “best in class” cloud-native platform by leveraging modern architecture principles to build enterprise scale, performance and stability that can be deployed globally.

Hands on strategic and technical leadership for TU cloud / container platform globally to enable multipled diverse organizations involved with designing and developing engineering solutions for software and solutions.

Lead full lifecycle of strategic initiatives and provide overall technical guidance to Cloud Platform teams.

Support and lead technical conversations, including architecture, code review, and drive SDLC process as required.

Establish world class dev-ops practices for overall platform.

Work closely with Solutions, Architecture to create a linkage between technology development and commercial outcomes in a highly available, low latency and, secure manner.

Create distributed, technically deep, highly capable and motivated teams inspired to understand the customer needs and increase the product value for product teams in all markets.

Communicate with peers to help prioritize projects and communicate status throughout software development lifecycle.

Manage the operational and capital expenses to the given budget to meet company initiatives.

Maintain security and compliance standards for the environments that support millions of customers worldwide.

Support and advocate for Agile software development process. Ensure project plans are understood by team and milestones are met.

Establish and report on key performance metrics for new cloud platform services and teams.



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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.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
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
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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!