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2713 DevOps Manager

Location: Remote

Description:
We are looking for a motivated, strategic DevOps Manager to join us as a critical member of our Engineering Team. This person will utilize their communication and technical skills to lead and direct a strong, growing team and foster a great working culture. This person will enable agile framework through systems for various engineering projects and initiatives, while looking for ways to become more efficient by implementing various best-in-class DevOps practices.

If you’d be interested, please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you!

Remote role: we highly prefer this person to be living in the pacific time zone.

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
More about this role:
Reporting directly to the Director of Infrastructure, this is a working manager (Technical Manager) role responsible for maturing the DevOps process and ensuring the smooth operation of the build and deploy of workflows and production applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage and lead a talented technology-oriented team through change while fostering a positive team culture and environment
• Apply mastery of build/release, engineering, hosting, AWS, and industry best practices to design and implement systems and tools enabling the whole product development organization to rapidly deliver reliable/scalable software products and services
• Design, implementation and management of build, deployment configuration and automated test toolset
• Design and maintain a release management strategy supporting an always-on 24/7 SaaS platform with a focus on performance and scalability
• Responsible for documenting and socializing DevOps processes and tools across the organization
• Continually assess the infrastructure making applications more consistent and reliable over time
• Work cross-functionally with various teams (software engineering, product management, quality engineering) driving projects to completion independently and creatively
• Work with architects and engineers to provide automated solutions driving improved efficiency throughout the SDLC
• Partner with other technical leaders to drive design and architecture decisions
• Drive ongoing improvements and efficiencies in operational practices, tools and processes
• Lead a team of build/release and site reliability engineers producing high quality output with high productivity to scale and automate AWS workloads
• Responsible for instilling and reinforcing a strong sense of ownership, empowerment, and accountability
• Other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for:
• Strong experience managing and leading a team through change, along with the ability to effectively drive change and a positive team culture
• Deep experience with scripting technologies
• Deep knowledge of DevOps practices
• Proficient in automating AWS workloads
• Demonstrated ability to learn, implement and evangelize new technologies
• Experience troubleshooting distributed applications
• Ability to deliver innovative solutions for problems where there are no available precedents
• Strong experience developing CI/CD pipeline for serverless technologies
• Deep experience using configuration management tools (Chef, Terraform)
• Deep experience supporting Java applications
• Understanding of security systems, including firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, and vulnerability scanning tools
• Experience with SaaS operations, site reliability engineering and business continuity monitoring
• Must demonstrate strength in the following areas daily; analytical problem solving, risk identification/mitigation, sense of urgency, sense of accountability, relationship building and excellent communication skills

Preferred qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related information technology field; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
• 10+ years of experience in systems or software engineering with at least 3 years in a dedicated DevOps/SRE position for large scale web apps and services
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect or DevOps Engineer