Softworld Director of Engineering-DevOps in Burlington, Massachusetts

Director of Engineering-DevOps

Burlington, MA

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Post Date: 06/13/2018

2018-06-13 2018-07-23

Job ID: 226597

Industry: IT

Job Description

Director Of Engineering- DevOps

  • Looking for a Director of Engineering who exemplifies the attributes of a leader, mentor, decision maker, and engineer.

  • This position will be responsible for leading the deployment and maintenance of cloud-based (Public, Private) security SaaS solutions.

  • As a DevOps leader, this individual will create the foundation to consume resources in cloud and data center with a policy defined orchestration.

  • This Director’ s team will work with other teams to provide guidance & standardization throughout the lifecycle of building, shipping, and operating SaaS solutions at scale.

  • Leading the deployment, automation, maintenance and management of AWS cloud-based production systems, to ensure availability, performance and scalability.

  • Leading the build, release and configuration management teams.

  • Pre-production Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of the SaaS services.

  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains.

  • Ensuring critical system security through the use of best in class cloud security solutions.

  • Experience leading, motivating, and mentoring fast moving, highly-skilled infrastructure engineering teams.

  • Leading Agile Architecture as a discipline:

  • Influence common modelling, design, coding, testing and automation practices across the organization.

  • Share and reuse ideas, components and proven design and implementation patterns where applicable.

  • Support knowledge sharing across product groups and projects.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE or comparable discipline. Master’ s preferred.

  • 7 or more years of experience managing a team of technical engineers and managers.

  • 8 or more years developing and/or testing software applications or running DevOps.

  • Prior experience taking a product to a Cloud Platform.

  • Experience managing complex source code repositories and delivery pipelines.

  • Experience leading an enterprise platform team supporting high up-time SaaS environments.

  • Prior working experience in as many of these areas as possible: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Amazon Web Services (AWS), DevOps, Microservices, CI/CD

  • Experience with DevOps tools and environments like Jenkins, Git, Terraform, etc.

  • In depth knowledge of automation accomplished with advanced Python, Chef, Ruby and PowerShell (Role does not require actual development).

  • In depth understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, networking protocols, advanced tools and troubleshooting techniques

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate technical and executive audiences

Duration: Permanent