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Director of Cloud Operations

Company: BillGO
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

For this role, we are looking for a motivated leader with a passion for cloud native environments to join our team. The Director of Cloud Operations is a unique position that requires a broad technical background. Key factors for this position are not only technical aptitude, but also being a problem solver, continuous learner, self-starter and great collaborator. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment, and will have a strong working knowledge of Azure environments, IaaS and Paas, and deploying enterprise workloads to Azure. AREA OF FOCUS All other duties as assigned, plus---

  • Proactively lead and manage the CloudOps engineering team, including work planning and delegation, process improvement, career mentoring, leadership guidance and performance management.
  • Interact with other departments and internal users as in the Engineering department.
  • Works with development teams to facilitate knowledge transfer, and participates in technical design reviews and code reviews.
  • Works with users to resolve technical issues and to provide implementation support.
  • Lead conversations around code, system, monitoring, alerting maturity, scalability
  • Lead a team of 5 - 15 cloud engineers in supporting critical infrastructure for BillGO's platform
  • Support architectural design and new cloud service implementations utilizing industry best practices.
  • Collaborate on overall solution designs and dependency management across multiple engineering teams
  • Support product and business teams with roadmap estimates and capacity planning
  • Uphold and champion high standards in the areas of security, compliance, performance, and reliability
  • Oversees operational engineering for activities which include platform upgrades, monitoring, configuration, and troubleshooting. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • 5+ years of experience leading engineering teams.
    • 3+ years of experience with as a full time IT, DevOps or software development teams
    • 3+ years of experience designing and supporting AWS or Azure environments, including IaaS and PaaS
    • Knowledge of SOA, microservices, and/or RESTful design patterns.
    • Fluency with a subset of Java, REST APIs, JSON, GraphQL, MySQL, .NET, NoSQL, Azure, AWS, GCP, UNIX, Linux
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Experience conceiving, implementing, executing robust test plans
    • Experience with Open Source tools.
    • Attention to detail
    • Achieves goals in creative and effective ways.
    • Willingness to work in a highly collaborative environment where the belief is that great ideas can come from anywhere. Candidates must be able to embrace this culture, foster idea generation, and work to cultivate the best ideas into an executable plan.
    • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related major with strong academic record.
      Recommended but not required:
      • CI/CD tools and processes specifically Azure DevOps
      • Infrastructure provisioning via Terraform
      • .Net development experience
      • Microsoft Azure Certification (MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or equivalent)
      • AWS Certification
      • Hands on experience using the Azure or AWS administration portal
      • Demonstrable experience deploying enterprise workloads to Azure
      • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages
      • Hands-on experience with one or more configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
      • Experience designing and supporting enterprise core services as well as cloud deployments of these services
      • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Enterprise software products and services
      • Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery planning experience, a plus

Keywords: BillGO, Fort Collins , Director of Cloud Operations, Executive , Fort Collins, Colorado

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