Manager - Automation & Integration

Job Locations IN-Pune
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Information Technology
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As a Manager, IT Software Development, you’ll guide & lead a team of talented developers to deliver and maintain automated provisioning, configuration management, CI/CD pipelines, and related services both on-premises and in the cloud. Working in collaboration with teams across Cloud and Information Services you’ll establish relationships that will ensure automation efforts add value in alignment with company objectives.  Additionally, you will:


  • Ensure efforts are staffed and executed using the appropriate standards.
  • Build and maintain business partnerships including collaboration around expectations and deliverables for IT technology efforts.
  • Maintain an awareness of and research new technologies, trends, architectures, and implementation techniques as they relate to the delivery of applications, integrations, and services.
  • Keep group members informed, manage administrative aspects of the department including personnel matters.
  • Set performance goals for the team. Performs all management responsibilities for the team including coaching and fostering growth and development.
  • Responsible for the management and prioritization of software development projects and resources to ensure the achievement of department, division, and corporate objectives.



What we’re looking for


Education and Experience


  • Curious, Passionate, Authentic and Accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or similar.
  • Ten+ years of experience in Information Systems within functional & technical areas.
  • Two+ years of experience in a leadership or managerial role with hands-on expertise.


Required skills


  • Strong knowledge in one or multiple programming languages (NodeJS, Python, Go, C).
  • Strong knowledge of API frameworks and architecture.
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle including design and architecture in public cloud.
  • Excellent software delivery management skills and ability to lead.
  • Practical experience with CI/CD practices using Agile.



The nice to haves  


  • Experience with networking design.
  • Experience with security authentication and authorization.
  • Experience developing, deploying, and supporting Kubernetes orchestration.



Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy - while maintaining a solid awareness of the ‘big picture’.
  • Ability to communicate with global peers and management in a clear, straightforward and effective way.
  • Strong analytic and deductive reasoning skills
  • Engineer solutions to ensure scalability and reliability
  • Knowledge of data science technology and architecture.
  • Support global external and internal customers negotiating any challenges presented by different cultures, work practices, and time zones
  • Ability to work flexible business hours as required by global customers / business needs
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders highlighting any risks or blockers with recommendations to remediate and work around identified issues
  • Identify, design, and implement new initiatives designed to ensure long-term customer success and value
  • Work with the global SAS Cloud Leadership team and Service Owners to establish, improve and scale the teams responsible for SAS Cloud offerings
  • Open and frequent communication on team dynamics, Delivery milestones and operational status
  • Support and actively contribute to the successful establishment and capability growth of the Global CIS Shared Service Centre (SSC) and Centers of Excellence (CoE).
  • Evangelize CIS internally and externally. Lead by example through behaviors in accordance with our Company Values, take ownership, and offer transparent, professional communication in all interactions.
  • Stay current on SAS offerings, technologies and industry trends





  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.  
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


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