Vice President of DevOps

Decisions, a well-established profitable and growing multinational company offering a no-code business automation platform, has an opportunity for that special person who is ready to take the next step and challenge in their career to set and implement the direction of the company’s infrastructure as they move to incorporate the latest cloud technologies and design patterns for large scale client delivery of their no-code platform while embracing the DevOps philosophies and practices. Additionally, Decisions has started down the path of containerization and is looking for that person that can lead the charge and deliver on their aggressive growth objectives.

The person best equipped to handle this challenge will possess deep infrastructure and technology leadership skills while embracing the opportunity to be a strategic partner with executive leadership. They will take charge and shape the technology operations team, manage budgets, define relevant technologies, and support scalability during exponential growth in a winning culture that values honesty, empathy, and gratitude for clients and team.

During the first year, the successful candidate will:

  • Assess, propose, and gain consensus on defining most appropriate and efficient production server hosting strategy with thoughtful consideration given to cloud solutions
  • Evaluate technical staff developmental needs and create individual development plans
  • Take ownership of security protocols to ensure integrity of a microservice API driven architecture
  • Implement and manage relevant regulatory strategies in support of SOC, SOC2 and PCI compliance
  • Design, implement, and maintain monthly penetration testing
  • Identify and implement automation strategies leveraging appropriate DevOps technologies in support of infrastructure growth
  • Create a multi year technology roadmap to include
  • Plan for refreshing any aging technology
  • Technical resource staffing model

 

Essential Functions

  • Engages with senior management to determine strategic direction and priorities
  • Keeps pace with the emerging technologies to ensure relevancy of the company’s infrastructure
  • Recruit, train and mentor staffing to continually fulfill the technology infrastructure needs of the business
  • Manages projects, teams, budgets, and costs to deliver and maintain the infrastructural environment
  • Collaborates with Director of Delivery in fulfilling strategic objectives
  • Leverages and demands a data driven decision paradigm
  • Ability to integrate into a dynamic agile environment is essential to succeeding in this role
  • Vendor management and the ability to effectively negotiate business critical agreements
  • Engage with client’s technology peers as needed

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Track record of developing future proofed platforms with a team of skilled resources
  • Demonstrated technology leadership within a related industry
  • Experience in attracting, inspiring, hiring and retaining infrastructure resources
  • Communication, presentation and speaking skills to deliver reviews, training, and updates to management, board members, and staff
  • Confidence to engage with client-peer resources
  • Extensive knowledge of running and maintaining cloud-based services (AWS or Azure)
  • Extensive knowledge relating to SOC, SOC2, and PCI regulatory compliance

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