Job Description
Job Title Systems Engineering Manager
Requirement ID 738029
Begin Date 6/26/13
Duration
Location Manhattan ,  NY
Other Location
Description

Looking for a talented and motivated Systems Engineering Manager to join our growing technology team.

This position will be responsible for the team that maintains Amplify’s Production Technology Support systems. They will ensure that we meet our uptime SLA’s and build and maintain a resilient, highly available, and reproducible environment. This person will be part of the senior technology leadership team and as such the individual is expected to lead by example and create a high-performing environment and help drive the teams to meet their collective business and strategic goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Build the vision and direction for the Systems Engineering team that ensures both technical and organizational scalability
  • Plan, design, and implement monitoring tools, exploiting emerging technologies to provide compelling solutions
  • Assist with the evaluation of software products and technologies and provide recommendations regarding selection and adoption, backed by rigorous analysis and justification.
  • Manage multiple projects with a focus on timely delivery and adherence to budget and feature-functionality targets
  • Lead meetings on active projects, including: status meetings, risk assessment, and product demos
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Work to create and support, with development peers, a DevOps culture - explicitly focusing on the values needed to create a culture that deploys production-ready software
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Works closely and in a collaborative manner with Development (DevOps CLAMS)

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience with a broad technical background, including experience of site-reliability and industry standard IT management architecture and best practices
  • Proven experience managing a large scale Production Technology Support Function
  • Experience designing infrastructures and practices that result in highly reliable and scalable services
  • Applied experience monitoring tools, configuration management tools, and their practical application
  • Real implementation experience with technologies such as such as Linux, EC2 and other monitoring tools in a production support environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or a related field;
  • Experience working in a continuous delivery/continuous integration environment
  • Proven record building collaborative relationships with stakeholders across many functions, and managing multiple projects at real-time speed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple work-streams and prioritize work
Required Skills 6+ years of relevant experience with a broad technical background, including experience of site-reliability and industry standard IT management architecture and best practices
Proven experience managing a large scale Production Technology Support Function
Experience designing infrastructures and practices that result in highly reliable and scalable services
Applied experience monitoring tools, configuration management tools, and their practical application
Real implementation experience with technologies such as such as Linux, EC2 and other monitoring tools in a production support environment
 
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