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Print and Imaging, Print Software Platforms
HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal
computing, software and services to serve more than 1 billion
customers in over 170 countries. We are committed to fostering a
diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts exceptional talent
and to supporting our employees to succeed at all levels. We dream
in over 35 languages and share one mission: to engineer experiences
Print currently has multiple cloud platforms and solutions to
service our customers. These platforms provide unique business and
customer solutions that have evolved over time. However, this
approach provides multiple challenges: difficulty in scaling,
duplicated efforts, delays in getting new solutions to market, and
challenges in keeping the platforms up to date technically. The HP
Print Division is seeking a Head of SaaS to build a unified print
cloud platform that enables solution development and delivery that
delivers customer and business benefit in a fast-moving dynamic
The Head of SaaS is responsible for leading a cross-functional
organization comprised of Cloud platform teams, from developers to
QA to Architects to build and modernize the technology and
processes to support our growth in services and solutions. You will
work closely with product management, design, technology partners,
sales, and marketing to define the strategy for our cloud platform
and operate it at scale. You will interact with all levels of the
company and be the primary thought leader and key driver of cloud
technologies and systems to maximize cloud potential. This role
reports directly to the Head of Cloud Platforms.
Manage the evaluation and implementation of new cloud
technologies to integrate into the platform, product and solutions
portfolio. Articulate the strength of proposed technologies and
architecture, and how they fulfil business needs to a range of
audiences, including executives, senior management,
cross-functional teams, and other relevant stakeholders.
Drive the delivery of major technology and infrastructure
projects, ensuring that quality, productivity, and ROI goals are
achieved. Ensure cost-effective design, development, integration,
implementation, testing, and maintenance of services and systems
are delivered on time and of high quality and performance.
Implement and maintain controls and monitoring procedures to
ensure availability of critical systems, and minimal service
Conduct strategic and tactical level planning in partnership
with peers to develop technical roadmap for the Print Digital
Ecosystem platform. Build strong links between all the Print
digital ecosystem platform teams to create multidisciplinary teams
that work together.
Attract and develop top, diverse technical talent in the
Maximize the R&D return on investment through effective
prioritization and allocation of resources
Drive a collaborative culture that values technical depth,
accountability, and customer service.
Undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics,
engineering, or a related field.
A minimum of 8 years of experience in technology leadership
positions with an emphasis on platforms and services. Proven record
of delivering complex projects on time and on budget
Visible leadership skills and executive presence managing a
large global team; can motivate individuals and teams to achieve
program and project objectives.
Experience working in a multinational environment with complex
organizations, working across the seams with a proven track record
of negotiation and influence across all levels of the
Extensive experience with cloud architecture, platforms, and
environments; strong understanding of emerging cloud technology
Successfully built, deployed, and operated cloud applications in
Used technology life cycle management
Implemented cross-region replication and disaster recovery.
Ability to work efficiently on several initiatives and projects
at once, often with ambiguity and varying timelines.
Review technical designs and implementations by engineering team
to ensure consistent architecture.
Effective decision maker and agile thinker
Takes ownership and effectively solves tough challenges in a
wide range of functions
Skills and Capabilities
Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and
collaborative methods; removes barriers, acts with a sense of
urgency, and leads by example.
Project planning and management skills; ability to identify and
assess the risk to determine action; budgeting; procurement;
Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written
with all levels within the organization
Solid communication skills and can clearly explain complex
technical concepts to technical and non-technical audience
Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as
You can lead a conversation in a room with designers, engineers,
product managers, stakeholders and executives
Deep knowledge of cloud infrastructure, applications,
architecture, various platforms, best practices for integration,
microservices, and DevOps.
Knowledge of AWS, Azure, OpenStack, and/or G suite
Knowledge of hardware platforms and network desirable but not
Here's the kind of person we're looking for
You have a positive and resilient personality and thrive on
working well with others.
You have the ability to inspire people at all levels to follow
your technical vision.
You have a strong sense of ownership and are able to drive
development of new projects and capabilities to completion.
You are comfortable with ambiguity.
You operate with high integrity and ethics
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