Company is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.
This exciting and challenging role directs the daily activities of the application platform services team ensuring the team is well-positioned to provide secure application platform services with a focus on the design, development and continuous improvement of application platforms and environments. Provide leadership for a highly technical and motivated hands-on team engaging in tooling & technology research, automation, orchestration, containerization, standardization, performance engineering and application platform engineering support activities. Using agile practices as part of a highly collaborative and DevOps-focused environment, work closely with infrastructure engineering & operations teams, product development & CI/CD teams, information security, technology enablement (including architecture teams), innovation and analytics. Technologies include strict alignment with secure platform standards and practices in support of on-premises and/or cloud-based virtualized application servers on Windows Server & Linux, tooling such as Octopus Deploy & Azure DevOps, and emerging technologies such as infrastructure/configuration-as-code & containerization capabilities. Encourages continuous growth around application platform technologies and fosters learning for team members with regular coaching, training and managing of performance and career development plans.
Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Business Administration, MIS or related discipline with an IT focus. Master's degree or equivalent experience, desirable.
6+ years implementing and managing progressive, broad-based enterprise IT systems with a focus on server technologies.
Experience with agile practices, service pipeline automation development, DevOps, configuration-as-code/infrastructure-as-code capabilities, and knowledgeable in Microsoft application platform technologies. Similar Linux knowledge, desirable.