VP of Engineering Operations

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Permanent

job description

VP of Engineering Operations



  • Collaborating with other senior technology leaders to develop architectural roadmaps while providing expertise on the platform architecture.
  • Designing system architecture and services that align with our business strategies and objectives.
  • Provide expertise on engineering best practices, standards, architectural approaches and complex technical resolutions for processes.
  • Build and lead a global team with high-performing devops engineers responsible for a large-scale, big data, security platform
  • Continue to evolve our infrastructure to support different deployment technologies (GCP, Azure, containers, private cloud)
  • Improve our CI/CD toolchain cycle times
  • Automate and streamline our operations and processes
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment
  • Monitor the platform for resiliency and security
  • All other duties and responsibilities and may be assigned

  • Proven track record of successfully managing the delivery of large-scale, cloud deployed, web applications in AWS
  • 15+ years experience administering Linux/Unix systems
  • 7+ years experience integrating systems using a wide variety of protocols like REST, SOAP, MQ, TCP/IP, JSON and others
  • Significant experience in cloud network security.
  • Knowledge of modern web-application security, threat intelligence and threat detection
  • Experience with building and leading medium-sized teams of engineers (10 - 20 FTE across multiple geographies)
  • Participated in multiple compliance certification (PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27001, GDPR, etc.)
  • Significant experience with best practice devops and ITIL processes
  • Experience working with open technology such as Docker, Swarm, Bash, Javascript, Python, Git, Bamboo, Linux, HAProxy, ELK, Java, Kafka, MongoDB, Zookeeper, etc. (AWS is required)
  • Exhibit a deep understanding of server virtualization, networking and storage ensuring that the solution scales and performs with high availability and uptime
  • Strong understanding of fault tolerance and failure domains
  • Experience with automation/configuration management tools
  • Experience implementing strategies such as blue-green deployments, phoenix environments, immutable infrastructure, and infrastructure as code.
  • Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in providing deep and detailed levels of monitoring across all levels of the application
  • Fluency in English required. Spanish a big plus.

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