DevOps Manager

Job Locations IN-Pune
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Research and Development
Travel Requirements

  • Proven software management dev/ops experience, which predominantly includes designing, developing, monitoring end to end CI/CD Pipeline of SAS Viya4 deliverables
  • Lead a team of Software/Systems Engineers and be directly responsible for uptime or CI/CD pipeline.
  • Own end-to-end availability and performance of key services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Automate response to all non-exceptional service conditions.
  • Lead by example, mentor the team and establish credibility through quality technical execution.
  • Manage on-call rotations across continents, using a follow-the-sun model.
  • Design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency and efficiency of SAS delivery pipeline.
  • Driving of deparartment wide technical and non technical intitiatives.
  • Please refer to primary GCF job description for Manager, Software Development position.



  • Vairous CI/CD and Dev/Ops related technologies viz.
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Linux, Ansible, Terraform, Various build tools and technologies, Git, Jenkins etc.



  • Need to be energetic, enthusiastic and should be able to manage changing priorities on an on going basis.
  • Should be able to lead by example build and take the team to next level should posses leadership qualities.
  • Need to multi taks effectively across products and solutions.
  • Extremely good and effective at status reporting and stakeholder management across products and solutions area.
  • Proven experience to work in collaborative environment and in a matrix organization where development ownerships are shared and effectiveness and success of deliverables depends on other technology teams.
  • Strong (proven) experience of managing the dev/ops operations, building automating of CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to manage and lead a large team of people. (Please refer to GCF, for more details specific to people management)
  • Capability to handle challenges in Remote Collaborative Application Development in AGILE environment.
  • Ability to resolve Communication hurdles given that development activity is distributed across multiple teams and some cases in the remote development centers.
  • Strong software design, and development skills with ability to mentor team members.
  • Ability to assess the risks with respect to delivery pipeline/milestones and raise these immdeistaely through appropriate channels such as Scrum of Scrums and higher management.
  • Should be able to deal with moving targets and uncertainties and be able to define clear and specific objectives/activities for the team and sub teams.


Mandatory Skills

  • The candidate should exhibit strong technical skills and proven management skills of leading successful team or teams.
  • Strong technical communication skills that would facilitate the team to work successfully in a remote collaborative environment with different stakeholders such as Product Management, Project Management, Tech Support etc.
  • Good experience of converting Product Management requirements to Technical requirements, and evaluating alternate approaches for feasibility, advising the stakeholders of comparative pros-cons.
  • Good knowledge of AGILE methodology, and effectively representing the team at Release and Iteration Planning, Scrums, Scrum of Scrums, End Of Iteration (with emphasis on removing roadblocks.)
  • Should be enthusiastic about driving and participating departmental and organization intitiatives.
  • Should be able to lead by example and strong in management skills and should be able to display by example the SAS core values.
  • Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.
  • Should have passion for Dev/Ops and SRE related activities and open to work on mix technology stack and coordinate work with various product teams.


Domain Skills

  • Proven analaytical ability and problem solving skills with demonstrated results in Enterprise environment.
  • Thorough knowledge multitier application development.
  • Thourough knowledge of Dev/Ops technologies viz. docker, kubernetes, linux, ansible, terraform, various build tools and technologies, Git, Jenkins etc.
  • Strong commitement to the product development and people management, should be committed to strengthen and smoothn the various teams functioning.
  • Should be able to collaborate effectively with various local and global stakeholders effectively.
  • Should have experience in contributing to or conceptualizing Dev/Ops related practices and build the center of excellence for the same.
  • Should be able to lead and motivate teams and showing them the pathway in Dev/Ops and SRE roles.


10 -15 years

B.E(Computer Science) or equivalent, PMP, AGILE or other certifications would be a plus.



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