Looking to work for a start-up but also have stability? Our client is ranked on the Wall Street Journal’s 2012 Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies. An ideal candidate will have prior experience managing multiple user-facing services and the teams which developed and operated them, will be capable of technical deep-dives into code, networking, operating systems and storage yet verbally and cognitively agile enough to hold their own in a strategy discussion with the executive team.
Own end-to-end availability and performance of the global infrastructure
Ensure a great, almost-100% reliable experience for users around the globe while simultaneously enabling a rapid pace of innovation and change in the services
Responsible for the day to day activities of IT Operations including security, monitoring and change management
Manage complex server environments supporting hundreds of millions transactions per day and multiple data centers, including strong familiarity with cloud infrastructure architecture (AWS, RackSpace, etc.)
Manage 24 x 7 monitoring of all infrastructure systems and help ensure 99.9%+ SLA uptime
Participate in technology research, procurement, deployment, and configuration of new systems
Leading change management including identifying appropriate resources needed, developing schedules to ensure timely completion of the projects
Provide input to leadership on IT strategy, operations, cost
Minimum Job Requirements:
BA/BS in Computer Science (in lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience)
At least 5 years of relevant work experience including hands-on technical management experience
Experience with AWS, colocation, private cloud, networking
Must have experience operating highly available & scalable platforms and applications
Strong ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and motivate professional staff
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to hold your own in a discussion with senior leadership
That rare mix of intelligence, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal agility, and diplomacy which allows you to rapidly earn the trust of technically astute teams across the company
Desired Skill Sets:
Advertising or Analytics technology background
Mobile phone technology background
Experience working in rapidly scaling start-up environments
This is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Durham, NC. Actual title of the position is Director of Operations, but since the company is small this is a hands-on management role (probably 80% hands-on, 20% management). Right now will only manage a systems administrator, with more people added in as the company grows. Must have prior experience working for a startup. The salary range is open as client would like to see all resumes. A local candidate is strongly preferred. No sponsorship available.
Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Judy Protz at jprotz AT hirenetworks.com. To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBJP-3636 in the subject heading of your email message.
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