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Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering at Dun & Bradstreet in Short Hills, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Why We Work at Dun & Bradstreet

We are at a transformational moment in our company journey - and we’re so excited about it. Each day, we are finding new ways to strengthen our award-winning culture, and to accelerate creativity, innovation and growth. Our purpose is to help customers improve business performance with Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud and Live Business Identity, and we’re wildly passionate and committed to this purpose. So, if you’re looking to make an immediate impact at a company that welcomes bold and diverse thinking, come join us!

Title: Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering

Summary of Role:

The Global Head of Platform Engineering will be responsible for the delivery of the core public cloud infrastructure for the Finance & Risk Solutions business. This is a hands-on role that defines core competencies across DevOps, SDLC, SRE, automation, and global scale critical to product delivery. The ideal candidate will ruthlessly elide duplicative solutions and strive to make infrastructure ‘transparent’ to accelerate product delivery; they understand the virtuous continuum between product development and robust infrastructure. Understanding how to build repeatable, composable software stacks fit for purpose is a must, as is familiarity with modern data architecture and pipelines. This is a ‘ground floor’ opportunity to create a revenue-critical capability within technology and build a world class team.

Critical Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on leadership, direction and mentorship for cloud-ops and cloud platform development

  • Build a world-class team that can deliver on DevOps, SDLC, SRE and platform best practices to scale and accelerate product delivery

  • Deliver a cloud platform vision aligned with product development, including a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates that actualize the larger vision over time.

  • Ability to assess and execute on lift-and-shift, improve-and-move, and cloud-native migrations to eliminate data center footprints and increase operational agility

  • Set new standards in executional and operational excellence for DevOps, automation, and SRE, and cloud-native application/ecosystem deployment

  • Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside their core product.


  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or MIS required; Master’s preferred

  • 10+ years of technical leadership with robust engineering teams

  • Expertise in DevOps principles, including CI/CD pipelines,  deployment automation

  • Expertise in containerization and orchestration frameworks, and tradeoffs

  • Deep AWS expertise, particularly in moving on-prem workloads to the cloud

  • Expertise in server configuration and deployment tools

  • Proficiency in data pipeline architectures, particularly cloud-native offerings on AWS

  • OpenSource contributions to demonstrate work a plus

  • Culture carrier, with the ability to positively influence peers and directs and grow a sustainable team

  • Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures.

  • Ability to debug large scale codebases using the available tools.

  • Collaborative and able to influence across the organization.

  • Full stack knowledge of systems fundamentals

Additional Attributes:

  • Delighted to learn about business challenges and developing strategic and innovative solutions    

  • Has a passion for identifying and delivering innovative solutions   

  • Understands the importance of ensuring the balance between innovation and delivery

  • Values openness and communication. Highly values providing clear documentation for designs and solutions for both technical and non-technical audiences


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