Manager, IT - DevOps

Makena Tech Solutions Inc

As a Manager of this group, you will work with product development teams establishing a service-based approach to your work.

  • Managing and enhancing our current automation platform
  • Managing and enhancing our Test Data Management platform
  • Lead and champion best practices and uphold a culture committed to quality
Manager, IT  DevOPS, Tempe, Arizona or Santa Clara, CA
Manager of Quality Engineering and DevOps, to lead our Quality Engineering and DevOps groups, which is a critical enabler to several critical functions at The Company. As a Manager of this group, you will work with product development teams establishing a service-based approach to your work, understanding your customer’s needs, and delivering on them.

About the team:
These teams are responsible for building and maintaining global capabilities like automation platform, data management which enables faster and cheaper product delivery. In addition to the platforms, engineering is responsible for establishing and enforcing engineering standards across the Company in alignment with our agile framework (MSF).
Role responsibilities:
  • Managing and enhancing our current automation platform, maximizing their quality and efficiency while establishing a vision for future enhancements
  • Managing and enhancing our Test Data Management platform, which enables secure and compliant test data across The Company.
  • Lead and champion best practices and uphold a culture that is committed to quality, test driven development and repeatable processes through automation and infrastructure as code.
  • Directing and establishing standards and practices for DevOps engineering capabilities as it related to Engineering practices.
  • Establishing standards and processes that are aligned with The Company’s technology objectives including adoption of cloud capabilities.
  • Incorporating automated testing and quality gates within The Company’s DevSecOps software release pipeline templates.
  • Staying current on the latest innovative testing technologies, methodologies and DevOps software delivery capabilities that drive efficiency and improvements in product delivery.
  • Training cross function teams on DevOps QA guidelines, tools and best practices for delivery and IT governance.
  • Demonstrating interpersonal and communication skills (Oral, written and interpersonal) including the ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Managing resources, toolsets and assets across Engineering and mentoring junior engineers
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership and oversight to the Engineering team.
  • Highly experienced in implementing and directing standards for test orchestration platform and services including integration with CICD pipeline that will be leveraged by various Dev-Test delivery groups.
  • Proven ability to align a vision, architect, lead and measure the success through the data and facts: KPIs, Metrics and Analytics.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science, Software Engineering and/or relevant experience.
  • 8+ years of experience with automated software testing tools and practices
  • 5+ years of managing Quality and DevOps engineering automation teams.
  • Prior experience in working in both a centralized and federated model of development.
  • Prior hands-on experience with Cloud and DevOps tools and technologies
  • Prior experience with designing quality engineering standards and rolling out across the enterprise.
  • Prior experience in ML/AI, testing bots and/or IQ-automation driven solution and framework implementation.
  • Prior experience in establishing test automation as a service and excellent understanding of microservices, evaluating / measuring the performance plus adaptability of hosted test tools, frameworks, libraries.