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VP, Site Reliability Engineering, Enterprise Architecture & Engineering

Equifax

Equifax

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Software Engineering, IT
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

As VP, Site Reliability Engineering, Enterprise Arch & Engineering Alliance, you will lead the global strategy and execution for our enterprise SRE program, ensuring that Equifax engineering communities engage and embrace the required core reliability and operational standards necessary to provide a world class experience for our customers.

  • You will utilize your cloud optimization and capability planning experience to influence other teams on how to minimize and lower cloud infrastructure costs.

  • You will oversee and own our global SRE Guild. You will use your first hand SRE experience to lead engineering teams and organizations to utilize creative, innovative DevOps and automation techniques. You will use excellent communication skills and your preference for face-to-face interaction to champion your points of view and ideas.

  • You will be a forward-thinking leader utilizing innovative ways and technologies to improve our CI/CD and software deployment practices and efficiencies.

  • You will be an expert in Observability to ensure our monitoring, alerting, and event management are keeping up with new application and compliance requirements.

  • You will become a torchbearer in Equifax’s SRE community by providing a consistent point of view and approach for meeting our customer’s service level agreements and availability requirements.

  • You will be regarded as a strong influencer, and will establish credibility and strong relationships with Equifax’s executive leadership to help influence and manage expectations and objectives.

DevSecOps - Provides strategic direction to Equifax senior leadership on DevSecOps operational practices and designs. Influences the direction of new software development methods, tools, and techniques across Equifax through partnerships with internal and external software and solution providers. Articulates opportunities on the strategic alignment of SRE work practices across the global organization.

Operational Excellence - Shapes the organizational design and processes to ensure optimal performance of the enterprise to meet business objectives. Conceptualizes the design and implementation of processes to monitor and measure systems against key metrics. Serves as an expert in the SRE operational processes, defines new ways of working and leads the changes in new ways of working.

Systems Thinking - Conceptualizes future state systems designs to influence architecture and engineering leaders on leveraging new technology and processes to build resilient systems. Influences and educates leaders across the global enterprise on the potential for leveraging new approaches to systems design. Partner with external organizations on the development of new technologies and operational practices. Articulates the cost / benefits in terms of overall business performance.

Technical Communication/Presentation - Influences senior leadership through compelling narratives that link technology capabilities to business outcomes. Advocates and influences SRE practices and represents EFX across the technology industry. Models the behavior for the organization and ensures cohesion across the SRE leadership across EFX.

Troubleshooting - Defines and evangelizes the use of methodical approaches to solve complex problems and issues across the organization. Advocates and leads the organizational maturity for investigation, monitoring and resolution of problems in systems, processes and services. Drives organizational change across EFX to ensure the implementation of remedies and preventative measures that impact the entire EFX technology landscape. Analyzes patterns, trends and defines themes across the global systems landscape to make recommendations for improvements across the technology ecosystem and enterprise processes.

What you will do

  • Ideate and establish innovative SRE Practices to drive technology transformation and efficiency across both existing and new products, platforms, and applications within alliance and technology across the Enterprise.

  • Work cross-functionally in close partnership with product groups to globally guide engineers to build fast, reliable, resilient, and durable production systems.

  • Own and execute the Enterprise SRE strategy for Equifax through the use of the matrixed technology and product organizations.

  • Be a key strategic leader for the Equifax SRE and the entire Enterprise Technology organization.

  • Develop strategic directions, workforce plans, and organizational structure for the reliability teams across Equifax.

  • Create, innovate, and manage enterprise programs and analytics that drive the improvements to the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Equifax products and services.

  • Identify trends and promote solutions that solve challenges efficiently across multiple product areas and across the enterprise.

What experience you need

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent job experience required

  • 15+ years of combined professional experience across software engineering, and/or cloud engineering, and/or reliability engineering, and/or DevOps

  • 7+ years of experience developing and/or administering software in public cloud

  • Experience in monitoring infrastructure and application uptime and availability to ensure functional and performance objectives.

  • Experience in languages such as Python, Bash, Java, Go JavaScript and/or node.js

  • Demonstrable cross-functional knowledge with systems, storage, networking, security and databases

  • System administration skills, including automation and orchestration of Linux/Windows using Terraform, Chef, Ansible and/or containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

  • Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous delivery tooling and practices

Extra Points for any of the Following:

  • Evidence of leading SRE organizations during cloud migrations/transformation

  • Cloud Certifications on GCP, AWS, or Azure

  • Evidence of awards, articles, or recognition around SRE accomplishments and thought leadership.

  • History of publications or public speaking at renowned SRE conferences such as SRECON, DevOpsCON, AWS re:Invent, Google Next etc.

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We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White

Function:

Function - Tech Engineering and Service Ops

Schedule:

Full time

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