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Contributes to the overall strategic vision of the organization and integrates a broad range of ideas regarding architecture. Recognized across the organization for architecture expertise and sought as a resource for resolution of unique or complex architecture problems. Undertakes multiple and highly complex architecture projects involving multiple disciplines and may impact multiple business units.
The Main Responsibilities
Lead, define and manage initiatives and projects to develop new architecture models (e.g. Technology Strategies & Roadmaps, architecture positions, enterprise data management and governance)
Lead and manage the innovation pipeline and technology scouting processes (experiments, proof of concepts) to ensure forward-looking strategies to support the business strategy
Ensure alignment of projects with agreed Strategic Roadmaps and Target Architectures
Review of solution architectures against compliance with both existing and emerging standards
Evaluate the strategic contribution of applications and alignment with overall strategies and architectures
Create and maintain Ansible playbooks, roles, and modules for various IT tasks such as provisioning, configuration, deployment, backup, and recovery.
Manage and troubleshoot Ansible inventory, variables, facts, vaults, and secrets.
Integrate Ansible with other tools and platforms such as Jenkins, GCP, Azure, and Kubernetes.
Monitor and audit Ansible execution and performance using AWX.
Manage AWX Environments
What We Look For in a Candidate
8+yrs expeirence in Software Engineering & Systems Archicture. Bachelors Degree required. Masters preferred.
Proficient in YAML, Jinja2, Python, and Shell scripting.
Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix systems administration and networking
Experience with cloud platforms and services such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
Experience with Angular & Golang a plus
The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee's primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual's qualifications.
Location Based Pay Ranges
$111,480 - $185,790 in these Zone 1 states: AR ID KY LA ME MS NE SC SD
$117,340 - $195,570 in these Zone 2 states: AL AZ FL GA IA IN KS MO MT ND NM OH OK PA TN UT VT WI WV WY
$123,210 - $205,350 in these Zone 3 states: CO HI MI MN NC NH NV OR RI
$129,080 - $215,130 in these Zone 4 states: AK CA CT DC DE IL MA MD NJ NY TX VA WA
As with the pay range variety that's based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 332072
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The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.
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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
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