Publix Super Markets, Inc. is the largest privately-owned food retailer in the nation with more than 1,200 stores and more than 200,000 associates throughout the Southeast. We are associate-owned, proud of our family atmosphere, and consistently named as one of the best companies to work for in America. We are largely debt-free and renowned for our financial performance as well as our premier customer service. Publix s Information Services (I/S) department is located in Lakeland, Florida and Alpharetta, Georgia and employs over 1000 associates. I/S provides the information technology required for all Publix business units including retail stores and all office and warehouse environments. The Publix I/S mission is to maximize the value of information technology to Publix associates and customers. You will be joining our exciting and newly formed Cloud Center of Excellence. Cloud Center of Excellence is the focal point of the transformationefforts for our IT Modernization project. You will enable the transformation of our Cloud development and operations practices. TheCloud Specialist should have a solid understanding of cloud services and be able to lead a team of cross-functional application developers, infrastructure engineers, and security specialists to promote cloud-first architecture and implementations. You will also be responsible for supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various cloud enablement and advocacy activities, and coaching associates on various deployment models of Cloud
This individual should be able to implement large-scale cloud implementations and effectively address information governance and security challenges associated with running workloads on public clouds.
Provide security architecture support for build, migration, and operation of Azure cloud infrastructure
Research and evaluate emerging cloud technologies and proactively recommend areas where they can bring business value.
Develop aspects of the cloud migration initiative, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.
Define standards and best practices by conducting POCs for new cloud technologies leveraged by the development organization and engineering teams
Develop a baseline for deliverables to include; network access, restriction of internet-facing resources within the cloud platform, provision and configure computer resources within Azure environment
Provide expertise and serve as subject matter expert regarding Cloud for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure
Work with application teams with their digital Transformation goals and achieve exceptional results retaining maximum associate satisfaction
Work with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects and Security Operations teams with any security-related issues
Develop, maintain and drive a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for the Cloud Operations team
Establish a continuous improvement plan for Cloud Operations, including technology reviews, root cause analysis, action reports analysis, and cloud portfolio review to ensure adequate infrastructure to provide a suitable operating environment(s) for critical applications.