Combined Insurance AVP, Lead Architect, Global Infrastructure in United States

Chubb is a fast paced and global Insurance services organization providing a myriad of Insurance services throughout the world. Chubb has an established global infrastructure architecture capability providing technology leadership and direction for Chubb’s core Infrastructure across the globe.

Chubb is looking for an individual that has a strong blend of architectural, design & operational experience to lead & support enablement of key strategies and supporting standards in key areas of data center technology (Server, Storage, Network, Facility, Virtualization and orchestration). The ideal candidate will have proven abilities in products and services that span all data center technologies.

This role leads the establishment of reference architectures, solution patterns, enterprise designs and product/service standards to drive consistent experiences and reuse across the globe, higher service levels, and reduce project delivery timelines.

In order to support business demands, improved productivity, and continued evolution into a high performing infrastructure services organization, the role requires an experienced, creative and dynamic individual who will be a technical advocate & expert within the data centre area.

Key Responsibilities: * Serve as principal point of contact for all Data Centre Technology related solutions & services, through development and maintenance of Data Centre technology infrastructure strategies, standards, architectures, designs, patterns, guidelines & road maps that are cohesive and aligned with overarching enterprise architecture (EA) and infrastructure roadmaps. * Act as a bridge between other architecture areas, operations, and business teams to ensure that technology infrastructure meets divisional (availability, scalability, and performance) and enterprise goals (flexibility, complexity reduction, increased re-use, cost reduction and speed to market). * Work with delivery teams to conduct and/or support periodic assessments gauging the level of alignment enterprise architectures have achieved against the infrastructure standards. Ensuring the solution components fit well with Chubb infrastructures and conforms to security requirements. * Identify opportunities to provide innovative enterprise solutions, by leading PoC’s & pilot’s for technology that strengthen the global service offerings & capabilities. Ensure tight alignment & partnerships with key technology vendors to ensure forward thinking & proactivity. * Directly support the delivery organizations (Operations & ADM) by ensuring they have access to current, approved & appropriate standards & reference materials, which enable rapid & consistent execution. Qualifications: * A college or advanced degree in business, engineering or computer science. * Very strong experience architecting & designing Enterprise Infrastructure Products and Services in a large global company * Demonstrated Product and Service Lifecycle Management capabilities * Strong product, service, and vendor knowledge * Knowledge ofSLA, KPI’s, and forecasting (demand management) * Reference Architecture, infrastructure patterns, enterprise designs, technology standards * Demonstrated Leadership (Vision and Direction) * Ability to plan, direct & support large scale efforts * Proven ability to motivate, influence and interact effectively with peers, IT & Business leaders * Superior decision making and client relationship building skills * Clear and focused communication and presentation skills * Self-motivated and customer focused individual. * Specific technology expertise around areas such as: * Compute technologies * Intel x86/x64 compute platforms & technology * Mid-Range (RS6K, AS/400) compute platforms & technology * Storage & Storage fabric platforms & technology * Virtualization/Hypervisor platforms & technology * Cloud technologies & vendors * Network technologies * Cisco LAN (Catalyst & Nexus) platforms & technology * Cisco Security (Firewall, IPS, xLB) platforms & technology * WAN technologies * Systems Monitoring * Microsoft Systems Centre suite of technologies * Aternity technologies * Minimum 5 O Levels / GCSE preferred but not essential. * Professional Qualification in Enterprise Architecture is preferable. * Professional Accreditations with Data Centre technology (Microsoft, Cisco, EMC, IBM, VMware) is preferable. * Excellent level of knowledge of existing and emerging Data Centre technologies is required.

Job: *Information Technology

Title: AVP, Lead Architect, Global Infrastructure

Location: null

Requisition ID: 316576