Worldventures Marketing LLC

  • Director Automation & DevOps

    Job Location US-TX-Plano
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 6:33 PM)
    Company
    WorldVentures Services, LLC
    Primary Site
    Plano, TX
    ID
    2018-3519
    Category
    Technology
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Full-Time [F]
  • Overview

    WorldVentures, a dynamic, global, fast growing member based travel company, is currently sourcing for a Director of Automation & DevOps to be based in our Plano, Texas headquarters.  WorldVentures is a fast paced environment with a core of innovation and fun.  If you are prepared to grow your career, wear multiple hats, and be part of a fast paced team with a focus on exceptional service, this may be the role for you.

     

    The Director of Automation & DevOps will report directly to the CTO and have responsibility for building a world-class team with continuous integration, testing and delivery of WorldVentures platforms and code. You will be the technical operations leader for a cross-functional team including Quality Assurance Automation Engineers, DevOps Engineers, Developers, and AWS Cloud Support.

     

    The Director of Automation & DevOps must have a strong mix of business, technology and process skills and knowledge with the ability to build and lead an equally strong team of agile experts to drive the enterprise. The position is a highly visible role in the organization and will need to be comfortable in a dynamic and fast-paced innovative environment operating with senior executives.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Deeply Technical Hands on Knowledge of IT Infrastructure, DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure, including experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure and their APIs
    • Leadership, business insight, and an ability to lead and operate at both a micro and macro level
    • Development and operation of CI/CD pipelines and implementation of infrastructure as code
    • Automation of release train pipelines and environments across a multitude of development teams and technology stacks
    • Passionate about the internal customer and developer experience, problem solving, automation and innovation
    • Experience operating a fast paced, SaaS service with 24x7 availability requirements
    • Knowledge of Network Protocols, Operating Systems, Server Administration, Storage, etc.

    Qualifications

    • 10+ years of experience in a hands-on IT and/or Development operations or engineering role with 5+ years leading / managing a IT/DevOps teams at a senior level.
    • Experience writing unit, integration and end-to-end tests.
    • Strong experience with NoSQL and relational databases such as Elasticsearch, Couchbase and PostgreSQL.
    • Experience with Operations tools and automations
    • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Bamboo/Jenkins
    • Experience with version control and code repository tools such as GitLab, GitHub, Subversion, TFS, etc. 
    • Understanding and expertise with source code branches, create, delete, merge and create pull requests
    • Travel or Multi-level marketing experience a definite plus
    • Proven experience engaging directly with customers to evangelize company solutions, identify customer opportunity and collaboratively solve problems by using company resources and technology.
    • Experience in Requirements development and ownership in an Agile/ SCRUM environment
    • Experience in creating, maintaining, and communication Product Road Maps.
    • Demonstrated success defining, launching, and growing excellent products in new and established markets.
    • Experience working with a technology group in large, complex product development.
    • Excellent teamwork and negotiation skills with proven success in influencing cross-functional teams.
    • Strong convictions to withstand pressure from numerous opinionated stakeholders.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Excellent presentation skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree. MBA preferred, or equivalent education and/or experience maybe substituted for minimum education requirement.

    WorldVentures is a privately held company based in Plano, Texas with active representatives and members in over 28 countries. WorldVentures proudly offers competitive salaries and benefits including but not limited to Medical, Dental, Vision, Life / AD&D, FSA, 401K and a robust vacation and holiday package. In addition, all full time employees automatically receive a WorldVentures membership at no cost to allow employees access to our exclusive DreamTrips group travel experiences.

     

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