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EY Azure Gov Platform Product Manager - GPS in Lansing, Michigan

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world. 

Our GPS Technology Organization is a structure within the US GPS practice that implements and maintains a new operate and technology model designed specifically to support U.S. defense and Government engagements.

The opportunity

As the Azure Gov Platform Product Manager, you’ll lead a group of professionals focusing on platform architecture and engineering, supporting delivery of solutions to the GPS practice. You’ll be accountable for design, engineering, delivery and maintenance of solutions in Azure Gov while driving relevant technology standards, providing stability, security, auditability, and performance. You’ll work with other teams to design, deploy, test solutions for GPS while keeping automation, maintainability and reliability at forefront. We are looking for a leader who consistently thinks about new creative, modern approaches and is empowered to make decisions, focusing on execution and delivery.

Your key responsibilities

  • Defining the strategy and roadmap of Azure Gov Platform and available products within the Azure Gov Platform

  • Managing a group of engineers dedicated to secure, automate, and integrate solutions through collaboration with InfoSec, Risk management, Solutions Architecture and Operations teams ensuring business case and customer satisfaction goals are met

  • Responsible for thought leadership ensuring offerings supporting organization’s overall strategy and goals

  • Establishing strong relationships across EY Technology and aligning organization towards the goal of sustaining a healthy technical dept ratio

  • Proactively evolving and applying DevSecOps methodologies, standards and leading practices

  • Ensuring re-use through consumption and expansion of shared platform technology assets

  • Applying modern development standards/principles, product-specific guidelines, security standards, usability design standards, as appropriate

  • Providing direction, training and support for GPS Platform Engineering and App Support teams

  • Identifying, communicating and mitigating Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle

  • Using critical thinking consider the art of the possible, comparing various options based on feasibility and impact, proposing measurable plans and roadmaps that balance tactical and strategic needs

  • Providing regular updates about cloud platforms direction and release plans

  • Partnering with internal customers to validate requirements and priorities through various forums (analysis, meetings, focus groups, etc.) and refining those requirements for broad market applicability

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong technical knowledge and/or specific domain expertise

  • Highly advanced technical proficiency in designing, developing, and debugging platforms in cloud

  • Highly advanced knowledge of one or more cloud technologies and cloud products

  • Knowledge and experience of team management, risk management, IT standards and policies formulation

  • Excellent knowledge and experience on project management processes and project controls

  • Communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to contribute as a leading member of distributed teams passionate about delivering quality services and solutions

  • Able to distil complex technical challenges to measurable and explainable decisions

  • Ability to inspire teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary

  • Demonstrate excellent engineering & automation skills in the context of cloud based global platform/product delivery using continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD)

  • Demonstrate ability to learn new and emerging technologies with ability to rapidly define engineering standards and produce automation code

  • Operational abilities including early life support and driving root cause analysis and remediation

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, Mathematics, or related field preferred

  • More than 10 years in an engineering role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms

  • 3+ years functional knowledge of programming, scripting or data science languages

  • 2+ years CI/CD delivery using code management, configuration management and automation tools such as GitHub, VSTS, Ansible, DSC

  • Experience with: Azure and Azure specific platforms

  • Multi-system Integration using industry standards such as REST, API, JSON, SOAP, etc

  • Extensive relevant industry experience required, demonstrating working knowledge of relevant software infrastructure platforms (depending on specialism) and understanding of applicable standards​

  • Experience performing DevOps engineering

  • Experience with any claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, RBAC, or ABAC

  • Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.

  • Experience with resilient and highly available mission critical technology components

  • Experience with multi-tier service design and operations

  • Delivery using modern methodologies especially SAFe Agile, Iterative, Waterfall, etc

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Top Secret Security clearance

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience as a prior Product Manager responsibility

  • Budgeting, partnering and leadership skills

  • Technology, Security and/or PMI/Product Management certifications

What we look for

  • A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

  • History of continuous learning and continuous progression

  • Strong leadership skills prioritizing overall deadlines and providing supervision of all members of distributed team

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Denver Salary Range: $139,100 - $229,300

Hartford Salary Range:$139,100 - $229,300

Stamford Salary Range: $153,000 - 252,200

Las Vegas Salary Range:$139,100 - $229,300

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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