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AVP, Cloud Architecture & Optimization (AWS)

Company: Verisk Analytics
Location: jersey city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.?We have received the Great Place to Work Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk is seeking an AVP, Cloud Architecture & Optimization to lead a new team that will be tasked with optimizing Verisk's AWS cloud footprint. The successful candidate will report to the CTO and will work collaboratively with Verisk's Business Unit application and product teams and the infrastructure technology department to identify and deliver cloud-native solutions.

About the role:

* Assess application readiness for cloud technology adoption. * Assume a leadership role in ensuring that new and existing systems are aligned to Verisk's cloud-first strategy. * Evaluate and select existing and emerging cloud technologies that best fit business needs. * Develop and execute on common patterns across Verisk cloud environment e.g. Lamda, Spot, RDMS. * Manage stakeholder's expectations. * Collaborate with enterprise architects in other architectural areas to ensure comprehensive and cohesive working solutions are developed across disciplines. * Define and communicate performance and economic value proposition for all projects. * Ensure all solutions align with Verisk's best practices for implementing resilient, scalable, enterprise-class solutions in the cloud.

About you:

* Extensive AWS architecture and engineering experience. * Ability to lead a team and engage with internal customers to identify and lead optimization / rearchitect efforts to deliver cloud-native solutions increasing performance and/or cost. * Experience architecting cloud infrastructures for medium to large-scale applications. * Experience leading the organizational adoption of cloud infrastructure in a large enterprise. * Depth of overall IT system architecture, design, development, deployment experience. * Deep infrastructure architecture or management experience. * Specific experience with medium-large scale cloud AWS adoption. * Experience with common distributed compute and storage technologies and transforming them into cloud-native platforms. * Demonstrated knowledge of broad enterprise architecture concepts, disciplines, and capabilities.


Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Keywords: Verisk Analytics, Jersey City , AVP, Cloud Architecture & Optimization (AWS), Other , jersey city, New Jersey

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