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Manager Infrastructure Architecture

Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI's smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of September 30, 2018, PMI estimates that approximately 5.9 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heated tobacco product, which is currently available for sale in 43 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, see our PMI and PMIScience websites. Be part of the biggest transformation in the history of our company. The team The infrastructure Architecture team is building the future capability of Infrastructure as a service for our internal PMI customers. You will be a leader and help guide PMI through a transformation – moving from a classic to digital infrastructure. You will be able to understand both sides to our infrastructure – understanding operational technology infrastructure while also bringing conceptual future state design, to accommodate how we evolve our landscape. One that that is future proofed to enable and accommodate future potential business strategy changes. Through a best in class blend of public, private and hybrid cloud - our vision is to offer a customer centric infrastructure much like AWS, Azure or Google Cloud. The Role The candidate should have extensive knowledge and experience around the design and implementation of modern digital infrastructure such as public, private and hybrid cloud, software-defined infrastructure & networks etc. You will also be very familiar with digital ways of working such as DevOps, Agile/Scrum etc. Responsibilities: Lead and manage a distributed team of 8-10 FTEs to: Develop and champion PMI’s global IT technology strategy in line with market trends and business priorities. Ensure new technologies are integrated into the PMI portfolio in a sustainable, secure and cost-effective manner. Work with the law and procurement departments to negotiate technology purchases worth up to several million dollars. Create, maintain, communicate and enforce global technology standards across PMI. Ensure integrity and alignment between Infrastructure Architecture components and with Enterprise Architecture roadmaps. Support Solution Architecture in designing infrastructure solutions and managing exceptions to standards. Provide occasional expertise and 3rd-level support for operational issues. Drive the evolution and development of the Global Technology Services organization as part of the GTS Management Team. Advise and support the CIO and IS Management Team in matters of technical infrastructure strategy and governance. Skills & experience: An IT professional with extensive proven commercial experience in multinational enterprise environments. Passionate about technology and its potential to transform business. A persuasive thought leader, able to devise and evangelize a strategic technology vision. Skilled in building, leading and managing teams of technical professionals. Collaborative and open working style, motivated by colleagues from different backgrounds and cultures. University degree. Fluent English (spoken and written). Knowledge of methodologies such as DevOps, Agile/Scrum, ITIL, TOGAF. A technical generalist with knowledge across several domains including: Data center design and operations Server hardware and operating systems Data storage technologies Telecoms and data networking IP telephony and conferencing Compute, storage and network virtualization Infrastructure monitoring, automation and orchestration Containers and container management Public cloud infrastructure services Information security Directory services and identity management DevOps techniques and tooling End-point technology such as PCs and mobile devices Cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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