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Businesses United Technologies Corp. Headquarters Job ID 01334220 Date posted 07/10/2019 City Brooklyn State New York Country United States

Date Posted:

2019-07-10-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

UTNB1: Corp - Brooklyn NY 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 USA

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has a deep history of innovation that brings together big thinkers, problem solvers and a culture for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Our global reach and rich history uniquely positions us to succeed in the new digital economy. Our investment in digital innovations will make travel better, people safer and urbanizing cities more comfortable and connected.

UTC is committed to leading in the digital era and will unleash the size and scale of its businesses on the digital world of big data and the Internet of Things. We are looking for the very best thought and technology leaders who will help grow our Digital Accelerator in Brooklyn, New York – In a vibrant, urban, oasis overlooking the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Come join us in this journey.

About United Technologies – NYSE UTX:

With revenues of approximately $59 billion, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is a Fortune 100 company that provides high technology products and services for the aerospace and commercial building industries. Our aerospace businesses include Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines. Collins Aerospace is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced, aerospace and defense products.

Our commercial building businesses include Otis Elevator and Carrier Corporation. Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Carrier is a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems. These companies are leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings.

Ranked among the world’s greenest companies, we do business in virtually every country of the world and have over 200,000 employees globally.

Position:

We are looking for someone who strives to make everything more efficiently via automation to join our team in Brooklyn at the United Technologies Digital Accelerator as Associate Director of Tech Ops. Come join a small and focused team to help deliver new digital experiences for the aerospace industry.

You will support our businesses via their digital acceleration and transformation initiatives to deliver strategic solutions and ongoing enhancements to business systems supporting software development and operations at the Digital Accelerator. Your and your team’s focus will be on simplifying, providing visibility into and helping to automate how software is built and operationalized at the Digital Accelerator.

Your experience as key contributor at an industry-leading DevOps team is a requirement, as is a history of improving the efficiency and automation of software delivery and operating platforms. You are a self-starter capable of working in a fast-pace environment; have experience leading teams against changing deadlines and requirements; and developing and overseeing standards and best-practices.

In this role, you will work with a multi-disciplinary team including UX, product, project management, data science, and engineering to build highly automated operational environments that support the lifecycle of digital services.

This position will provide the unique opportunity to operate in a start-up-like environment within a Fortune 100 company. Our digital focus is geared towards releasing the insights inherent UTC's best-in-class products and services. Together we aim to achieve new levels of productivity by changing the way we work and identifying new sources of growth for our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as the Digital Accelerator’s point of contact for DevOps needs.
  • Lead a team of DevOps engineers to build and deploy automated software deployment pipelines, infrastructure-as-code, configuration management, and monitoring tools.
  • Lead the design and execution of plans for server management and software systems operations.
  • Drive technical decisions at the organizational level and manage vendor SOWs and SLAs.
  • Provide strategic direction and support for initiatives related to DevOps toolchain services and software operations.
  • Work across a diverse set of stakeholders to understand unique team needs and devise creative solutions that help increase the velocity of software delivery.

Qualifications

  • Experience leading and managing complex, large scale, IT/technical/engineering initiatives.
  • Experience utilizing cloud services and solutions.
  • Deep understanding of software development/engineering lifecycle from conception to delivery.
  • Experience overseeing technology infrastructure projects (IoT, networks, storage etc.).
  • Prior experience managing large technical programs, particularly at high growth startups or Fortune 500 companies.
  • Understanding of large-scale application architecture and integration patterns.
  • Experience in software engineering with skills writing infrastructure-as-code with tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet.
  • Complete and total aversion to any mundane, wasteful, and repetitive work.
  • Ability to write great code and scripts.
  • Deep understanding of Agile philosophy, continuous delivery, cloud-native and micro-service architectures.
  • Solid foundation in networking, storage, and systems administration in Linux.
  • Experience with Azure or AWS platforms, Kubernetes, and hypervisors.
  • Experience with Test Driven and Agile environment.

Soft Skills

  • Curiosity.
  • In-depth understanding of the software development process.
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable and reliable code.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills that are relatable to all levels.
  • Excellent analytical and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Superb planning and organizational skills.
  • Adaptability and multi-tasking; experience working in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to detect project risks and build contingency plans.
  • Ability to define and develop improved working practices.
  • US Citizen or Green card holder.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Years of Experience

10+ years

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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