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Senior Director Technical Services

Miramar, FL
What You Need To Know

Open the door to a groundbreaking tech career with an industry leader. Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is North America's preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with a 50+ year legacy of success. To create a new era in alcohol beverage sales and service, we're heavily invested in the most transformative new technologies - and the most brilliant tech professionals. Southern Glazer's was named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and is included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

We offer continuous learning and career growth in a fast-paced environment where you are respected, your voice is heard, and technology is part of our strategy for success. If you're looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.


Seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Services Leader with a strong background in architecting and engineering and deploying enterprise-scale platforms and services, with attention to scalability, reliability and resilience. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping and driving high velocity platforms, and has competencies in technical, strategic, and interpersonal skills. As a Technical Services Leader, you will lead a team of skilled professionals, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and ensure the delivery of high-quality, secure, and performant platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Envision a set of technical services needed over a time-horizon, aligned with business functional needs (e.g., digital products and initiatives)
  • Build, test and package platform services in alignment with platform architecture and ensure adoption in products
  • Manage development and deployment of platform engineers who build, test, and manage technical services based on architectural blueprint
  • Lead platform engineers' teams in developing, testing, and managing technical services, guided by the architectural blueprint
  • Collaborate with product teams to drive the enhancement and reusability of technical services
  • Work with lead domain architects to deployment of technical services into respective environments.
  • Partner with QA teams to ensure quality and stability of built & packaged platform services
  • Work in tandem with security teams to ensure designs are compliant with the security standards and practices

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree and formal education in relevant disciplines (Business, Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, or relevant degree; master's degree preferred)
• 10+ years of business technology leadership/management role
• Proficient in building and managing platform services, software development life cycle, and DevSecOps methodologies
• Knowledge of architectural standards and blueprints
• Ability to understand and implement strategic alignment of technical services with enterprise objectives
• Effective communication skills, team coordination, stakeholder management, and leadership capabilities
• Experience managing large / multiple enterprise development teams that support B2B / B2C applications
• Experience in application development, fullstack & support of Java/J2ee applications on an enterprise scale, online platforms.
• Strong knowledge in enterprise tools and technologies such as Messaging platforms, Identity and Access Management Services, Java, JavaScript technologies such as Node.js, React
• Experience in programming and framework such as Java, Spring Boot, NodeJS, JavaScript / Type Script, Docker / Containerization
• Experience in digital transformation initiatives, Cloud Migration, Microservices architecture
• Good knowledge and understanding of IT Infrastructure, Network, Linux / Unix
• Experience in developing and deploying applications in Cloud such as Microsoft Azure (preferable), AWS or GCP
• Experience in working with Docker / Containerization, AKS or similar container orchestration platforms, Serverless, Event Driven architecture etc.,
• Strong knowledge in Microservices Architecture, Event Driven, CI/CD Pipelines, Quality Gates etc.

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or mobile device
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, an Affirmative Action/EEO employer, prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees. Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer's pay bands or ranges.