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Technical Lead (Azure SME, Slack App)


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.


Overview and Responsibilities


We at Paramount Global are looking for a Technical Lead for our End User Technology (EUT) & Experience Group within Corporate Technology!


The EUT team focuses on delivering captivating experiences to boost efficiency, transformation, and engagement at enterprise scale, while making sure adoption and implementation management provide continued improvement.


We need the Tech Lead to own Enterprise Collaboration platforms, Corporate Intranet tech stacks, and business service support delivery, as well as define roadmaps for a growing number of applications on existing and emerging tech platforms that support vital operations, globally!




  • Accountable for the prioritization, assessment, planning, design, quality standards, and user documentation for the fulfillment, support, and migration of enterprise cloud solutions, using an approved and agreed tech stack.
  • Analyze, define, and detail technical requirements for a system, considering its interfaces and interdependencies with other systems.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams, Product Owners, SMEs, and/or Customers to clarify requirements, including those that involve multiple interdependent systems/apps, simplifying where possible. Support custom apps and vendor products.
  • Conduct Security and Compliance reviews and handle necessary fixes. Coordinate with Paramount Tech SMEs and/or vendors to resolve systems issues, identify RCA, and plan preventative measures.
  • Lead team of 8+ technical contributors, providing work direction and mentorship. Conduct Technical Assessments and outline growth areas for the team, as well as follow CI/CD guidelines, perform retrospectives, and code/standard reviews.
  • Align with the changing tech landscape and business needs. Stay active on training and certifications and be current with product knowledge and industry trends.
  • Influence and handle customer needs while providing timely customer service.


Basic Qualifications


  • Minimum 7 years of leading tech teams and technical architecture /application development in SharePoint, O365, and related technologies.
  • SME in Microsoft Azure (VM hosting, EC2, Function Apps, etc.), Azure DevOps, AWS (VM, EC2, Lambda, etc.).
  • Proven history in connected systems, primarily Slack (Slack App Development), Workplace by Meta, Zoom, Moveworks, and Web front-end tech along with other inter-related/adjacent systems and technologies. This also means being able to build out apps for Slack, O365, Zoom, etc.
  • Ample experience in architectural planning across various teams, including Identity, Cloud Engineering, Hosting, InfoSec, and Legal. Solid understanding of connected systems, Microservice architecture, and proficiency in crafting/handling automation pipelines, as well as with scripting languages and other tech, such as PowerShell, jQuery/ JavaScript, HTML 5, etc.
  • Efficiency in source code management (Bitbucket, GitHub); oAuth, ADFS 2.0/3.0, FIM, AD, Windows Authentication, NTLM, Kerberos, and other authentication, including IDPs and SSO (Okta, Duo, Azure AD).


Additional Qualifications


  • Ability to digest new SAAS based software and craft custom Microservice architecture/out of the box solutions. Can build reporting on PowerBI, Tableau, etc.
  • Expertise in SDLC, CI/CD, and project implementation methodologies. Has defined and driven development and testing standards for teams, including setup and usage guidelines for the supporting toolset (JIRA, Jenkins, Testrail, GitHub etc.).
  • Experience in React/Angular, NET 3.5/4.5+, WCF, WPF, SOAP, oData Services, Box (and other cloud migration tools), Windows Stack (Windows Server, IIS, SQL), and LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).




Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create, to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City