Qualcomm Global Grid Infrastructure Lead in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Global Grid Infrastructure Lead

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Qualcomm Incorporated

Information Technology

Job Area

Information Technology


North Carolina - Raleigh

Job Overview

Data Center technical lead, responsible for all hardware, grid, storage, compute operations and lifecycles.

Develops and executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. Researches attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures. Maintains hardware, software and network firewalls and encryption protocols. Administers security policies to control physical and virtual access to systems. Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information and systems.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Manage engineering business partner relationships, demand management and escalations

  • Partner with EDA teams for grid tool flow analysis and optimization, identifying and resolving constraints

  • Liaison with datacenter, networking, storage, compute infrastructure and operations teams

  • Support of SuSE Linux, Ubuntu and Solaris in a grid computing environment

  • Leading small project teams

  • Budget forecasting and capacity planning

  • Secure Enclave leadership and support

  • Working independently with little supervision.

  • Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with more significant impact, influencing overall program or project success, finances, and/or the ability to meet objectives; errors are not readily apparent due to the complexity of work process/product or time between decisions and results; errors typically result in significant expenditure of time, resources, and funds to correct.

  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels. Role may require strong negotiation and influence, communication to large groups or high-level constituents.

  • Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions).

  • Using deductive and inductive problem solving is required; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and interpretation skills are required.

  • Exercising exceptional creativity is needed to innovate new ideas and develop innovative products/ processes without established objectives or known parameters.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with other IT Engineers to review security- or security-tool related issues, develop solutions, and make recommendations for addressing issues that impact a large number of customers in order to lead solutions that meet security requirements.

  • Serves as a technical lead on multiple large projects/systems, assigns work to a project team, and works on more advanced tasks to complete a project.

  • Proactively identifies security risks to existing systems and infrastructure, and discusses risks with senior leadership outside of project team to construct solutions.

  • Serves as a buffer by proactively addressing any distractions before junior personnel experience setbacks.

  • Re-scopes projects based on discussions with business partners, identifies resources, delegates work, and reviews the work of team members in order to address changing timelines or priorities.

  • Manages team project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables for large and/or multiple projects, and makes decisions that address significant issues.

  • Drives technical conversations to ensure the right path is followed to project completion.

  • Communicates within and outside of project team to resolve conflicts in implementation schedules, design challenges, and other complexities.

  • Meets with high-priority and/o

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 7+ years IT-relevant work experience OR 9+ years IT-relevant work experience without a bachelors degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in IT-relevant field.

Information Security-Relevant Certifications.

10 years experience in Engineering IT Operations and Infrastructure Support

Strong Linux skills

Strong Virtualization skills

Strong Customer Service skills

3 years experience managing small teams

Experience with datacenter operations

EDA experience

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree and 7+ years IT-relevant work experience OR 9+ years IT-relevant work experience without a bachelors degree.

Preferred Master's degree in IT-relevant field.

Preferred Information Security-Relevant Certifications.

EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.