Job Description :
Role: DevOps Manager
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: 6+ Months
Rate: $Open on 1099 (All inclusive)
MOI: Phone + Skype/ F2F

Note: Please only send candidates that meet all the requirements below including management experience and Liferay experience.

Role Overview:
The IT Manager – DevOps Content Management & Mobility Systems is responsible for ensuring the overall day-to-day availability and stability and other related and Mobility Systems. The individual will work closely with management, software developers and infrastructure teams to understand system functionality and the overall system design / architecture so that appropriate operational tools can be implemented to proactively monitor the systems ensuring maximum uptime. The individual must be able to effectively Lead the Operations, network, server and Infrastructure teams on application and technical operation issues, communicate root cause analysis results and recommend improvements for the application and systems. In addition, he/she needs to identify and implement applicable operational tools, processes and procedures to facilitate proactive monitoring the digital channels and establish a baseline of service level agreements (SLAs) to measure the overall availability and stability of the systems under his/her responsibility.
In addition to the daily system Operations and administration work, DevOps Leads Managed services teams to bring higher level of agility, availability, quality, and cost effectiveness to the business.

Key Responsibilities:
Strong technical knowledge to apply to a DevOps organization and Experience running services in self-hosted and cloud-hosted environments
Connect with internal stakeholders to understand their priorities and help them deliver on business and department goals.
Lead the Managed services team in Identifying industry best practices/solutions and pursue continuous improvement opportunities in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) processes and practices, relentlessly drive for standardization, automation and self-services.
Strong communicator to work with multiple teams responsible for production deployment / release, knowledge transfer, Operations teams and documentation.
Research, implement, and share best practices for configuration management, Infrastructure as Code, and managing distributed systems.
Experience managing web application systems in a reliable, redundant, and scalable fashion
Proven experience with large scale, customer facing, global solutions.
5-7+ years of DevOps Manager or related experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of DevOps and technical quality control processes, artifacts and tools
Over 10+ yrs experience in supporting Adobe Liferay and leading Liferay teams
Knowledge in SiteCore is a plus.
Deep product technical knowledge of Middleware Technologies - 10 years extensive and specialized technical experience in IBM WAS, LIBERTY, Tomcat.
Strong Unix/Linux skills.
Working Knowledge and experience on cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Container as Service solutions, Pivotal Cloud Foundry would be highly desirable.
Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
An ability to drive to big picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining a strong attention to detail
An ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints
Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, and project management
Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles, Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
Self-motivated individual that possesses excellent time management and organizational skills
Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills, and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships
Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work, both personally and at a team level

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