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Solarwinds Inc. DevOps Programme Manager in Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Solarwinds MSP has been experiencing explosive growth of our SAAS platforms and is seeking a hands-on Programme Manager with strong project management skills. We are seeking an individual who has risen through the ranks and possesses the hands on technical skills but who is energized from the collaboration, organization, execution, and satisfaction of successful project delivery. This individual should be an accomplished technologist who is comfortable with a broad range of technology and who enjoys cross functional team management. The position reports to the DevOps Operations Manager in the US.


  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum environment

  • Manage the project delivery stream for three of our MSP SAAS products (RMM, Backup and Mail Assure) to ensure on time, quality, delivery

  • Take ownership of assigned products, manage, influence and report

  • Actively participate and lead design review, requirements gathering, Sprint planning/Retrospectives and pressure test proposals

  • Run local and remote Daily Standups with distributed teams

  • Create technical project plans and charters and oversee their execution

  • Collaborate with Engineering, Architecture, Product Management and DevOps to align resources and priorities

  • Senior to expert level technical skills and able to verify timelines and project schedules based on technical experience

  • Remove project barriers and blockers

  • Ensure projects are completed holistically; documentation, training, production monitoring, escalation paths, etc.

Programme Manager Ideal Attributes

  • Strong customer orientation

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and focus on quality

  • Strong communication skills to effectively liaise with both technical and non-technical staff

  • Ability to act decisively and works well under pressure

  • Must be a collaborative leader and comfortable working in a matrix environment

  • Ability to adapt to change well

  • Strong Ability to work across multiple time zones

  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting


Programme Manager Education / Experience

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in appropriate technical discipline.

  • Agile / Scrum Certifications (CSM/CPO Cert. a plus)

  • 5+ year’s relevant technical experience (experience with Agile methodologies).

  • Strong organization and project management skills – proven experienced managing global infrastructure project deployments

  • Experience with cloud technologies (specifically AWS)

  • Advanced TCP/IP networking experience and understanding

  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Word proficiencies

Individuals who have risen through DevOps Engineering disciplines strongly preferred



SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12484

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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