Davita DevOps Manager in Denver, Colorado

DevOps ManagerGENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:Technical, people leadership coupled with deep hands-on experience in DevOpsis a must for this position. The ideal candidate would have extensiveexperience with scalable, high-quality Performance as a Service and abilityto manage the latest elastic data infrastructure. Further, the candidatewill be passionate about managing high performance teams and practice servantleadership.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectationsof this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.Lead, manage, mentor and provide the technical vision for the PlatformServices teamDevelop goals, strategies, and initiatives across the team in alignmentwith strategic objectivesHelp build reliable, repeatable processesCoordinate operational activities amongst multiple groups of stakeholders,both technical & non-technicalPlan and execute projects in support of corporate and team goals, ensuringdelivery with high quality, on time, and within budgetManage stakeholder communications and escalations during production incidentsCoordinate the problem management process in order to get to the root cause ofissuesHire, develop, and retain a high performing teamEvaluate and stay current on technology and industry trendsDevelop and apply best practices of CI/CD- Continuous Integration andContinuous Delivery (puppet/chef/ansible)Develop and implement industry standard DevOps policies and DevOps procedures.Provide Executive Management with metrics and other reporting materials forthe executive team.Partner with strategic planning groups to provide future technologiesdirection that fits executive vision.Work with multiple in-house external Software Configuration Management(SCM) teams enterprise-wide to assist in new architectural needs andoptimize existing environments to improve workflow and productivityMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS5 years of senior level server management experience in a large-scaleproduction environment.Strong understanding of development workflow and process.Strong understanding of quality assurance methodologies, workflow, andprocess.Deep understanding of centralized (n-tier) and decentralized(client/server) environment models.Deep understanding of database management, database server clustering anddatabase instance management.Extensive experience using virtualization technologies to enhance velocity ofpre-production lifecycle environment.Experience in: Configuration management tools, monitoring, deploymentautomation, and orchestration tools({Puppet,Ansible,Zabbix,NewRelic,OpsGenie,Splunk, etc.)Expertise in building scalable, high performance teams that support entirepre-production lifecycle.Strong presentation and leadership skillsStrong technical leadership skillsProven people manager able to achieve strategic initiatives on time and underbudget for large enterprise organizationsDaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualificationsand experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected veteran status.