Manager, DevOps

Product and Technology Remote, United States Alpharetta, Georgia Woodland Hills, CA, or Remote USA, California Chicago, Illinois Woodland Hills, California New York, New York Pleasanton, California St. Louis, Missouri Remote, United States Woodland Hills, California


Job Summary

The DevOps Manager will primarily conduct and orchestrate software delivery activities around automation tools for our customer facing teams. He/she will be hands on, participating in development of automation tools, customer migrations as per need of the business.  The DevOps Manager will also provide guidance for the team, mentoring and provide technical expertise to fellow team members. 

Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)  

  • Manage a distributed team of DevOps Engineers.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews and other HR activates for each direct report
  • Participate in the interview process for prospective new team members.
  • Monitor and manage the FCS Tools Automation ticketing queue (JIRA).
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to direct reports.
  • Perform RCA for various issues related to internal incidents and carry-out action items.
  • Create and maintain tools automations using Jenkins and Powershell.
  • Perform client migrations within local datacenter and client migrations to our various clouds.
  • Collaborate with development and other technology teams on requirements definition, capacity planning, and process refinement.
  • Adhere to existing operational processes and maintain operational documentation.
  • Monitor industry trends and keep abreast of new tools and technologies.
  • Contribute knowledge, skills, and personal qualities to a dedicated team of top engineers solving real-life problems in a bleeding-edge, high-performance, and high-traffic environment.


Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field:  7+ years

Education: BS, EE or CS Degree

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Prior experiencing managing full-time employees in a remote/distributed environment.
  • Hands-on experience with a Distributed Version Control System such as Git or Mercurial.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of at least two of the following programming languages: C#, Ruby, Python, Groovy, PowerShell, Java.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and SDLC.
  • Experience with troubleshooting distributed web applications in a production environment.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of IIS and Windows Server.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience with a subset of: Chef, Puppet, RabbitMQ, Redis, Microservices, Consul, Vagrant, ELK, Akamai, OWIN, Katana.
  • Good general familiarity with current theory and best practices in the DevOps community.
  • Knowledge of test automation solutions and technologies such as Selenium, NUnit and POM.
  • Knowledge of information security principles and relevant technologies such as SSL, GPG, and SAML.
  • Experience with various cloud providers such as GCP, AWS, Azure.
  • Previous hands-on experience with Powershell.
  • Familiarity with Configuration Management tools such as Chef or Puppet.
  • Experience operating production systems.
  • Knowledge of new container technologies such as Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes
  • The ideal candidate will have a background in software development.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience as a hands-on manager over DevOps or similar
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role
  • 3-5 years’ experience in PowerShell or similar programming/scripting language


Working Conditions

  • Able to work in a remote / distributed environment
  • Participate in on-call rotation


Equal Employment Opportunity

BlackLine believes that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths, and we do not tolerate discrimination. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race, natural hair, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, including HIV and AIDS, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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