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Manager DevOps & Test Automation, Hands-On, AWS, GitHub, Remote/Dallas

160,000 – 175,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Manager DevOps & Test Automation, Hands-On, AWS, GitHub, Remote/Dallas

You will champion and drive DevOps and Test Automation efforts while guiding best practices for CI/CD and automated testing.In addition, foster a product-release mindset within the company.This involves leading the DevOps steering committee, building/maintaining automated product pipelines (and equipping others to do so), designing/building monitoring and feedback systems, and driving test automation improvements.

What will I be doing?

  • As a hands-on manager, spend some time performing detailed work in addition to management responsibilities
  • Manage and lead a team of 6, 3 in DevOps and 3 in Test Automation
  • Mentor junior engineers and balance workload to achieve project milestones
  • Design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines for multiple products
  • Collaborate with engineering, authoring, and other teams for automation best practices
  • Extend test automation and build infrastructure functionality as needs evolve
  • Participate in DevOps/Test Automation code reviews and understand good practices, code flow, and functionality
  • Provide tool and process support to development teams
  • Support and deploy releases to production environments
  • Handle difficult issues, identify and mitigate risks
  • Brainstorm new products, updates, and solutions to improve products, performance, and processes continuously
  • Remain up-to-date on industry trends, share knowledge among teams, and abide by industry best practices for configuration management and automation

Location:Remote, Headquarters in Dallas, TX

Citizenship:U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1B)

Salary:160k 175k, 401k Match + Benefits


What skills/experience do I need?

  • 3+ years of experience in a management or leadership role
  • Prioritize DevOps experience over Test Automation; must be experienced in both
  • Strong knowledge and experience with AWS infrastructure (EC2, EKS, S3/CloudFront, CDK, etc.)
  • Strong GitHub experience and GitHub actions/workflows
  • Prefer Linux experience, then Windows, then Mac. At least two platforms preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Some programming experience in Java/C++/Python or similar for code reviews
  • Proactive communication skills

What will make my rsum stand out?

  • Selenium would be helpful, but open to a variety of tools
  • Understanding of IP networking, PKI, VPNs, DNS, load balancing, and firewalling

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Why should I apply here?

  • A 25-year-old private company with consistent growth
  • Leading publisher of educational software and computer programs
  • Winner of several national educational technology awards
  • Opportunity to see your companys products on the market
  • Friendly and collaborative staff
  • A profitable mid-size firm with growing revenue

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 160000

Salary Max : 175000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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