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 Project Engineer 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.
Project Engineer 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
Project Engineering 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