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Cloud Operations Lead

Looking for Premium Talent
Career level
Senior (5-10 years), Executive (>10 years)
Employment type
Full time
Remote job (the activity is performed from home)
Spoken languages
English - Advanced
* all languages are compulsory
Number of vacancies

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Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off -highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.


This is a great opportunity to join us as a Cloud Operations Lead. This role is a senior technical role with expertise in multiple technologies for the delivery of enterprise hosting services for business and infrastructure applications.  This includes cloud-based services, designated on-premise supporting systems and associated tools used to manage, monitor, and secure those technologies across the enterprise.


The Cloud Operations Lead provides leadership within IT and across the business by architecting solutions with a focus on building a resilient, scalable, and secure platform for delivery and management of IaaS technologies.  This position also provides technical leadership and escalation for Microsoft Azure and Citrix Services teams in resolving incidents, fulfilling work requests, and completing project deliverables.


This position may require international travel to interact with team members and business partners as needed for project activities.


Are you ready to join a global automotive organization and boost your career?

Key Responsibilities include:  


  • Guide a cross functional team for deploying industry best practice IaaS/PaaS solutions
  • Architects enterprise-wide technology solutions utilizing industry best practices
  • Develops and maintains of technology roadmaps
  • Mentors team members
  • Oversees managed service providers used to deliver services
  • Defines and measures KPIs to maintain health of services
  • Leads initiatives to evolve technologies and drive continuous improvement of services
  • Reviews and approves change requests as part of change management
  • Specifies and maintains technology standards
  • Acts as escalation point for complex issues related to areas of expertise
  • Collaborates with all areas of IT to design and implement solutions
  • Leads project planning and execution for infrastructure focused projects
  • Provides technical leadership as part of cross-functional project teams
  • Develops procedures for support and maintenance of technologies for enterprise regional support teams
  • Participates in 24x7 on-call rotation for service outages and escalations
  • Participates in recovery, maintenance, and project activities outside normal business hours

What you bring to the table

  • Education: 4-year University degree (BS, BA, or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. Master’s degree or equivalent in related field desirable
  • 5+ years of experience with data center technologies and Azure services
  • Experience managing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for medium to large scale global enterprisesservers)
  • Familiarity working with ITIL framework and processes
  • Experience overseeing quality of work performed by managed service providers, contractors, and consultants
  • Microsoft Azure Certifications a plus
  • Familiarity with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop solutions
  • Experience working in a global manufacturing organization a plus
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance from supervisor/manager
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work for team members, contractors, and consultants
  • Ability to clearly specify requirements, deliverables, and measurements for external and internal resources for project work
  • Ability to lead governance meetings as part of vendor service management activities
  • Expertise in multiple technologies including Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory, Citrix Xenapp/XenDesktop, and Microsoft Azure
  • Business acumen to understand impact of changes and services disruptions
  • Functional knowledge of infrastructure and application technologies and concepts and how they relate to delivery and maintenance of services such as LAN/WAN, ADFS, Azure, Data Protection, Disaster Recovery
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both technical and non-technical resources to architect, design, and implement solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair complex technical problems with team members, customers, and vendors quickly and effectively
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a global, virtual team



What you can expect next 

Our team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout. 

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