Wolters Kluwer Global Director, Design Engineering, Global Business Services in Babylon, New York

Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting which includes our North American-Accounting Center. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and aplications.

We are looking for a Global Director, in Design Engineering, for our Global Business Services division.

This position is a new position, created to accomodate growth internationally with our Infrastructure division within Wolters Kluwer.   

We will offer the right canddiate telecommute opportunities, and are looking for a very technical and functional lead for this division!

Please see the job duties and description below to apply!


  • Lead a team of technical engineers for the delivery of solutions, which include the private and/or public cloud, virtualization, database, systems management tools, automation, and networking

  • Develop detailed low level designs to enable the delivery of technical components or solutions in accordance with a pre-defined set of business requirements and outcomes as specified by our Solution or Domain Architects

  • Help ensure the Design Engineers leverage a standard set of enterprise wide artifacts such as design patterns and standards

  • Follow guiding design principles helping ensure the develop solutions or technical components deliver our strategic intent, whilst meeting the solution requirements providing business value

  • Specify and apply appropriate analytical techniques to create information which supports business decision-making while formatting and communicating results, using textual, numeric, graphical and other visualization methods appropriate to the target audience

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of specific specialisms, and provide expert advice regarding their application

  • Provide advice, assistance and leadership associated with the planning, design and improvement of service and component availability, including the investigation of all breaches of availability targets and service non-availability, with the instigation of remedial activities

  • Specify and design large or complex systems selecting appropriate design standards, methods and tools, consistent with agreed enterprise and solution architectures and help ensure they are applied effectively

  • Oversee the transition process, develop the organization's approach and define the acceptance criteria for service transition while promoting and monitoring project quality outputs to help ensure they are fit for purpose and fit for use within operational service

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • A minimum of ten years of progressive IT experience with at least five years of leadership experience


  • A minimum of five years within a design engineering role with at least two to three years with migrating infrastructure resources towards the cloud such as migrating data with Azure and/or AWS

  • At least two years of experience in specific design domain

  • Recent experience within the design and implementation of complex, secure, highly available and highly scalable solutions within a public or private cloud

  • Experience with one or more of the following; cloud computing, server/datacenter virtualization, storage, information security, network, enterprise wide architectural governance, architecture decisions, exceptions, standards, and developing foundational re-useable technology components

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication, presentation and project management skills

  • Strong prefer those with one or more architecture certifications such as



  • ZACHMAN or similar,

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer

  • MCSE preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


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