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Posted January 26th

Director, Platform

New York, New York

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted January 26th

Director, Platform

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Director, Platform

Location: New York, NY

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Job purpose

    Director, Platform is responsible for:

  • Define the strategy of platforms in the scope
  • Manage the technology platforms used globally. Main platforms are grouped as:
  • Identify & Access Management (Active Directory,Azure AD, PAM, ADFS etc)
  • Messaging & Security (Exchange online, data protection and security)
  • Collaboration (Office 365, MS Teams SharePoint, Powerapps etc)
  • Automation (Automic workflows and UI Path)

  • Govern the platforms utilization, license, cost and roadmap for the modernization & optimization
  • Carrying out technological watch, participating in general technical studies and its evolution as well as the qualification of the platforms
  • Ensuring data availability, maintaining data security, data integrity and optimal system performance
  • Platform security standards and policies implementation
  • Vendor operational management
  • Assessing the required involvement of the infrastructure team to serve request of new services / enhancements from business units and to coordinate projects and portfolio management

  • Main roles and responsibilities

    Platforms & tools design, build and administration

  • Platform & tools architecture design
  • Responsible of operational maintenance and evolution management of platforms and tools, supervision and monitoring, technical administration, platform patching, ...
  • Optimizing and monitoring continuously the platforms performance
  • Establish the platform roadmap and continuous improvements

  • Technical platform changes and administration

  • Managing upgrade installs, new releases and deployment of platform systems software
  • Providing timely, effective and efficient processes to ensure system integrity and business protection
  • Ensuring end-user security settings are appropriate
  • Monitoring all components of infrastructure
  • Monitoring key application end user performance through synthetic transaction monitoring
  • Ensuring data availability, maintaining data security & integrity, and optimal system performance
  • Contributing to the design & execution of the Backup & Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Platform projects implementation

  • Managing & supporting projects (time, budget, scope)
  • Installing and configurating applications, upgrades and patches
  • Interaction with peers , mostly from Solutions Delivery , Cybersecurity, Foundation and Compute teams to drive the operational integrity of key business applications and services
  • Ensuring performance testing are managed and making sure adequate resources are in place to provide the right performance
  • Application batch job scheduling

  • Technology watching

  • Technology watching, benchmarking and proposing solutions that may be better than the existing ones
  • New technology or solutions impact analysis

  • Operational integrity

  • Ensuring the operational integrity of Support Services executed on multiple platforms

  • Platform security standards and policies implementation

  • Responsible for the implementation of security standards defined by Cybersecurity and policies of platforms across Pernod Ricard
  • Review and audit the standards according to the global guidelines

  • Vendor operational management

  • Responsible for vendor operational management and contract management by bringing his/her technical expertise on platforms and tools
  • Ensuring the operational performance of platform vendor is aligned with the service level agreement
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement plan for platform performance improvement

  • Scope

  • Availability to travel: Occasionally

  • Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :
    New York, New York