An exciting opportunity for an experienced Cloud Architect has been created with Discovery. The role will be responsible for the architecture of all infrastructure technology supporting our global enterprise services (public cloud as well as on-premises technology). In addition, the role will focus on architecture, solutions delivery and enablement for our business in the Americas and abroad, publication of cloud technology standards globally, and be a key member of the Cloud Services team of the Global Infrastructure and Support Services organization.
The Discovery landscape is broad and dynamic, with client groups ranging from internal enterprise application teams, broadcast technology team, as well as consumer product and app teams. The candidate must, first and foremost, be an agile thinker and effectively partner with the business to ensure technology solutions are aligned with market strategies. Discovery is aggressively adopting new technologies in our business whether it be leveraging cloud, automation of process via traditional engineering or AI techniques, or devising new and innovative ways to distribute our content.
The ideal candidate will be excited by all things technology and especially on cloud technology. AWS will be your primary playground, but expect projects driven by Google Cloud as well as Azure. Jenkins, DevOps, CI/CD, Serverless, and Containers are all leveraged in Discovery’s landscape and have a heavy focus in this position.
The role is primarily collaborative and centered on clear communication with all levels of the business. The successful candidate will be able to build and nurture these relationships, ensuring Discovery is aligned to global standards to maximize our efficiencies and leverage economies of scale – while also driving local innovation where opportunity is present.