Senior Manager, Cloud DevOps

  • Company: Kronos
  • Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Posted: December 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 201701492

We are hiring a Senior Manager of Cloud DevOps to enable this transition. In this role, you will manage Site Reliability and Continuous deployments, driving an evolution of our deployment and monitoring architecture. You will also manage software engineering for Infrastructure as a Service components, used across all Kronos software products.
This is a strategic role with responsibility for establishing and implementing technology direction while ensuring deployment effectiveness and operational quality. You will report to the Director of Cloud Delivery and work collaboratively with Architecture, Product Managers, User Experience and Engineering leaders. This is an exceptionally smart, fun, and energetic team, who love working for Kronos, as well as working with each other.
There are two broad areas of responsibility, DevOps Enablement and managing SaaS Instance Deployments.
DevOps Enablement
  • Manage a team to deliver enablement services to the engineering organization. These include release engineering, CI/CD pipeline, build tools and environments, and network engineering. Provide tools, process, and support for Kronos transition to DevOps from traditional development-with-Cloud operations.
  • Manage a Site Reliability team to develop tools and process to ensure a healthy SaaS environment, e.g. monitoring tools, latency and intra-service SLAs, monitoring and alerting infrastructure.
  • Manage development and operation of IAAS secure enablement software, including CMP tools like RS, Google Cloud and AWS Public Cloud.
  • Foster a vibrant, highly effective culture that values trust, collaboration, and dedication to quality. Incorporate innovation, continuous learning, and mentoring to attract and retain top talent.
  • Manage the Cloud Automation & Tools team designing, implementing and maintaining Kronos Cloud products for customers.
  • Align technical and non-technical stakeholders; clearly translate customer needs into technical product requirements for Federal and international customers.
  • Develop the deployment strategy to support multiple instances and lead the team as you execute the strategy.

  • 10+ years technology experience in high-growth companies with 4 years in leadership positions.
  • Track record of building and managing highly effective operations and software development teams.
  • Experience leading an enterprise platform team supporting high uptime SaaS environments. Prior working experience with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Amazon Web Services (AWS), DevOps, MicroServices; CI/CD.
  • Experience with network architecture topology design, including network security.
  • Desired: Experience with compliance audits, controls, gap analysis and remediation processes.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate technical and executive audiences.
  • Experience managing on-site, off-site and off-shore resources.
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

    Corporate overview

    You're empowered when you're a Kronite.

    Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance - to live inspired. In fact, it's expected! You'll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you're a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

    Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos' industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations - including half of the Fortune 1000 - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day.

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