DevOps Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Responsibilities:

  • Lead AWS DevOps initiatives and grow the DevOps culture/community
  • Attract and hire strong DevOps talent
  • Coach Scrum teams to design infrastructure as code that improves scalability, reliability and adaptability of the infrastructure
  • Provide tools, services and technical oversight to assure product teams successfully deploy high quality releases into production
  • Lead troubleshooting and root cause analysis on release issues
  • Produce deployment and implementation plans that meet uptime and ‘- ility’ requirements
  • Define and monitor overall SaaS system health – including network, database, security, applications and services, log files, core, and metrics that measure availability
  • Detect, communicate, and respond to service interruption
  • Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyze their application to current configuration management needs
  • Ensure stability, reliability and high availability across all environments

Experience:

  • 3+ years in leading DevOps practices and teams in a cloud environment
  • 1+ years in an Agile software development environment and strong understanding of SDLC best practices
  • 4+ years in an infrastructure lead engineer or architect type role
  • 7+ years of leading people in a technology function
  • Hands on experience developing and maintaining full stack solutions for SaaS (with high availability requirements)
  • Understanding of enterprise application technology architecture, components, databases, networking, and infrastructure as code
  • Ability to balance multiple projects
  • Strong experience in writing custom scripts for automated deployments – Unix/Shell Scripting
  • Software development skills (at least one) Python, PHP, C/C++, Ruby, C# or Java
  • Experience with source code control systems like TFS, Git, or SVN
  • Understanding of the Mobile (Android, iOS) and Web technology stack (HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, REST)
  • Experience with Java/J2EE and C#/.NET application development
  • Track record of continuous improvement through learning and growth
  • Ability to analyze and develop best practices
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools – Jenkins, Cruise Control, Maven, Ant, Selenium, etc.
  • Knowledge and use of virtualization and containerization – AWS EC2, Docker, VMWare
  • Experience with Certificate renewals/integrations on multiple application severs like Tomcat, JBoss, WildFly, and WebSphere
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Advanced understanding of SaaS based solutions hosted in the cloud (AWS, Google, Azure)
  • Knowledge of configuration & release management processes
  • Technical knowledge of Linux & Windows based platforms
  • Familiarity with shifting SaaS products from a data center to the cloud
  • Working knowledge of SDLC including Agile methodologies
  • Passionate about your work and contributions towards the company mission
  • Strong team leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Looks for ways to maximize operational efficiency leading to customer satisfaction
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Comfortable using standard office software such as Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Take ownership and pride in delivered work
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified Solutions Architect (preferred)
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