McAfee, Inc. Director, Cloud Technology in Hillsboro, Oregon

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Job Description:

About the Role

This Technical Director of Engineering (Cloud Tech) role and will be an integral part of Platform Engineering Group in the Office of the CTO. Reporting into the Vice President of Platform engineering, the person will be responsible for making high level design choices for the cloud architecture, frameworks, protocols, API’s and cloud services. Determines cloud design practices, development tools, validation requirements and surveys new technologies. Interacts with multiple technologists in product engineering and within the industry as well as between developers and project managers to evaluate feasibility of requirements and determine priorities for development.

The candidate has had real-world hands-on experience in architecting and implementing technology and security architectures for Cloud migrations and applications. The individual should be an expert in the definition, design, development and adherence to enterprise architecture strategies, processes and standards, expert in the cloud technologies like AWS/Azure/Google cloud Platform etc. You will be needed to provide direction to other teams, ensuring that all technologies work together effectively.

Primary Responsibilities

The responsibilities will include the following:

  • Drive innovation & research in the area of cloud operations

  • Develop systems to invest, analyze, and take automated action across real-time feeds of high-volume data

  • Approach security from an adversarial mindset to circumvent prediction system

  • Build and develop intellectual property through the research and implementation of new approaches in machine learning

  • Align and own the architectural roadmap for cloud-based solutions that balances needs including scalability, reliability, performance and cost-effectiveness.

  • Lead the reconciliation of technical and business requirements as they relate to the cloud

  • Dive deep into existing architectures to understand their full scope. Decompose current and desired new functionality to appropriate service / microservice level.

  • Identify and prototype solutions with various cloud technologies to help solve technical challenges or overcome limitations in the existing infrastructure. Present technical findings and feasibility assessments to executive and engineering stakeholders

  • Participate in key technology research projects related to cloud transformation projects at McAfee

  • Drive the business and technology direction & Strategy.

  • Work with compliance/security to ensure that cloud adoption is managed / governed in line with industry standards


  • Deep and wide experience in AWS/Azure/Google/VMware Cloud Platforms

  • Masters degree in computer science or related field

Job type:

Experienced Hire


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

HIL1 - US - Hillsboro OR

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