1+ months

Cloud Platform Engineer

Plano, TX 75074
Auto req ID: 265877BR Job Description The Cloud Platform Enablement team is part of PepsiCos Cloud Acceleration and Value Office (CAVO) and will be supporting all cloud first projects that come in from all our internal customer organizations. These are projects that are net new and therefore were not built within the data centers first, and therefore there is no migration required. They may leverage Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings, or Platform-as-Service (PaaS) offerings. This is a new role being created due to new responsibilities that these projects require to enable provisioning directly in the cloud, either in Azure or AWS (or GCP in the future). As these are cloud first projects, they require support for both PepsiCo employees as part of the project team, and 3rd party vendors to provide a cloud concierge type of service. This would be shepherding these projects through various IT processes such as Information Security reviews, engaging with Cloud Solution Architects to design / architect a solution, seeking approval for that architecture with the Cloud Architecture / Engineering group or Enterprise Architecture steering committee, bringing together application team members and the partner team members to assess what cloud services will be required, and what the plan would be for building those. In any cloud, there are various services that can be used to solve any business problem. The role of this cloud concierge is to help sift through the options and select the cloud services that are the most robust and cost effective for the business project at hand, without overengineering a solution and increasing its cost. This new role will not only lead the implementation of the services, but also lead developing the support model and ensuring a smoot transition to the sustain teams who will be providing ongoing support. This requires validation of cost for the proposed implementation, confirmation of high availability for the solution, validation of disaster recovery requirements / pattern choice, testing of implementation and high availability and disaster recovery (if required), as well as various reviews with Information Security to ensure that PepsiCo data is secured properly, based on data classification. This role will drive new cloud projects globally. They will own projects for customers located in any geography. This role will also have accountability to ensure that we are reporting accurately on SLAs and KPIs for each project, regarding hosting as well as project implementation. The candidate will focus on working with the various Product and Application Owners to review project needs and ensure we have the right team members lined up within PepsiCo as well as our partners to architect, design, implement, and test the requisite cloud services. Towards that effort, this role will be accountable for the following: Work with all Project team members and process owners on process business requirements, architecture and design, implementation, functional and performance testing, high availability design and testing, disaster recovery design and testing, cost estimates, approvals, various stage gates within our methodology, as well as implementation, hypercare, and transition to sustain Work with other teams such as: o Cloud Onboarding Team to ensure project is onboarded into proper landing zone within the cloud o Cloud Architecture and Engineering team to validate architectural patterns o Cloud Solution Architecture to architect / design solution options, and recommendations for best fit o Cloud Financial Management to capture estimated costs and tagging strategy o Work with 3rd party vendors engaged in implementation efforts for requirements, testing, and usage of the automation (any 3rd party vendors that customers may choose to partner with) Assess any differences in recommendations for Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Software as a Service (Saas), as well as nuances for Azure and AWS that may require different processes. Reaffirm recommended hosting model to ensure the implementation of the new solutions in the cloud will have a cost-effective support model and hosting model for all services. Review side by side comparisons of labor costs, hosting / hardware costs, software licenses, shared services costs, Operating System / database versions and patch levels, along with proposed design and implementation method as well as optimization required to drive alignment across various teams Drive project implementation recommendations to support the multiyear cloud transformation journey (2020 -2025) which would include operationalizing the required technology in a hybrid multi-cloud environment. This role will also provide guidance and leadership when a legacy system is to be replaced with the on-boarding of new cloud-native solutions for PepsiCo. This role will help to lead the cloud platform enablement efforts globally, in partnership with additional contractors / employees on the team. Each project will have their own implementation team and we will augment with contractors to ensure that we have sufficient staff to implement the services required in a cost efficient and secure manner. This role will be instrumental in partnering with various customer teams regarding building out / executing the cloud first projects. This role partners with the Cloud Pursuit functions in estimating project costs, justifying these costs with IT leadership, and will be fully accountable for identifying the resources required to execute the projects. This role is expected to support cloud projects across multiple sectors. Qualifications/Requirements Work with relevant sector leaders to define and create sector specific cloud project implementation plans Able to work with VP, Sr. Directors, Directors and similar Business and IT positions Manages all aspects of cloud project implementation including initiation, execution, and delivery. Manages multiple stakeholders across Engineering, Architecture, Operations, Information Security, and customer teams Manages multiple vendor relationships in the context of a project Review and assess implementation approach, potential risks, costs, etc. Maintains budget and ensures all relevant financial processes are being followed Provides technical leadership and oversight to each cloud project Define and follow the cloud policies and guardrails with emphasis on capturing the advantages of operating in the cloud for applications (vs a traditional on-premise project deployment) Partner with Cloud Engineering, Cloud Ops, and other teams in executing projects to ensure minimal risk and business disruption Provide deep cloud implementation expertise covering infrastructure, application architectures, cloud capabilities, security, cost management, etc. COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable lawRelocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation Job Type: Regular All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Plano","state":"Texas

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Posted: 2022-02-22 Expires: 2022-06-18

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