Cloud and DevOps Principal Engineer

Cloud and DevOps Principal Engineer

2-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Why Kyndryl
Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we're ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress - dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we'll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Part of our Cloud and DevOps Practice the Principal Engineer is responsible for leading, delivering, and supporting, at a high-level, technical solution on Microsoft Azure Platform for client requirements. You will leverage Cloud and DevOps solutions and unique LAB products to build and deploy client solutions.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Act as an engineering leader for technical client engagements. Lead, deliver, design, and oversee the Azure Migration assessment, solution, and implementation for a major client.
  • Design, advise and implement state-of-the-art technical solutions on Azure projects that address clients requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance.
  • Provide reviews on the architecture and design deliverables and support engagement as an SME. Run workshops and cloud adoption activities with our customers.
  • Contribute to the consultation between LAB3 and clients to understand strategic business needs and translate those into technical outcomes relating to effective data solutions.
  • Partner with the Project Manager to provide technical support and input to scheduling, estimating activities and project delivery.
  • Evaluate stakeholder requirements, develop, communicate, and present solution options to Senior Management and Enterprise stakeholders (C-Suite & Directors).
  • Support our Pre-sales teams in driving documentation, written requirements, and strategic direction. Interact with technical delivery, project, and sales teams.
  • Help setup proof-of-concept prototypes that assess the feasibility of solutions and demonstrate to our clients how technology can be leveraged.
  • Recommend client value creation initiatives and implement industry best practices, where relevant.
  • Identify, interpret, and communicate meaningful insights, conclusions, cost estimations, workshops, presentations, and report to clients, as required.
  • Provide technical leadership and be a role model to all Practice engineers by providing onboarding support, creating development plans, mentoring, educating, conducting performance assessments, and encouraging best practice regarding designs and delivery execution processes.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Leadership: Demonstrate leadership in organisational management. Understand and communicate industry developments, and the role and impact of technology. Manage and mitigate organisational risk. Balance the requirements of proposals with the broader needs of the organisation. Promote a learning and growth culture in your area of accountability.
  • Coaching: Provide on-the-job support, guidance, and expertise on technical aspects of engineering. As Technical Lead on projects, set technical direction and coach engineers on technical matters.
  • Technology: Work closely with team to create functional design specifications, reference architectures, implementation and assist with other project deliverables as needed.
  • Identity concepts (SPNs, Managed Identities)
  • Understanding of the CAF
  • Azure Cloud
  • Networking fundamentals
  • DevOps
  • Logging
  • Security
  • IaC (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Azure IaaS/PaaS/SaaS
  • Problem Solving
  • Technologies

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Engages with clients and maintains client relationships. Establishes consultancy agreements and manages completion and disengagement.
  • Consulting: Manages the provision of consultancy services with a team of Engineers. Provides advice and guidance to Engineers and clients when delivering consultancy services
  • Lead on collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders across competing objectives within the organisation.
  • Commercial & Financial: Providing leadership and assisting the PM on monitoring activities that impact financials/and or commercial aspects of the project.
  • Monitoring and highlighting when out-of-scope activities are commenced or likely to commence. Understand fully the Statement of Work for every project and assist the PM to ensure all work remains in scope.
  • Azure DevOps - CICD and Configuration management
  • Azure Management Groups
  • Azure Policy
  • Azure Cost Management
  • Azure Security
  • Azure IAM
  • RBAC
  • Defender for Cloud
  • Azure Application Infrastructure - High Availability
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Firewall
  • NSGs
  • Routing
  • Private Endpoints
  • IaC Tools
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • ARM
  • Containers - Kubernetes (AKS)
  • Virtual WAN
  • PowerShell

Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education
Master's Degree

About Kyndryl

Being You &commat Kyndryl Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Other things to know When applying to jobs of your interest, we recommend that you do so for those that match your experience and expertise. Our recruiters advise that you apply to not more than 3 roles in a year for the best candidate experience. For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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