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Sr Director, DevOps Engineering


SleepIQ Labs, a part of Sleep Number, is a fast moving, highly technical team of people with the ambitious goal of bringing people better health and well-being through the best possible sleep experience. Simply put, we aim to be the leader in sleep. We combine our established expertise in creating comfortable, adjustable beds with the latest in sleep science, cutting-edge sensor technology, and data processing algorithms.

The Director of DevOps will be responsible for leading a global team of DevOps and SRE engineers working on AWS and Azure Clouds.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Proven solid cloud architecture and best practices skill with cloud IaaS such as AWS (Preferred), MS Azure (preferred) and GCP
  • Collaborate with developers to automate build and deploy using AWS ECS, Docker, Jenkins and scripting languages
  • Lead a Global DevOps/SRE team in a fast growing company
  • Collaborate with QA to automate testing using Robot, Docker, Jenkins
  • Experience in Blue/Green, Canary and Multi region deployments
  • Manage security and access control in AWS IAM, Active Directory / Azure, and custom systems
  • Ensure high availability and disaster recovery in place
  • Continually improve DevOps tools, processes and procedures
  • Own incidents/issues, provide response to incidents and alerts
  • Communicate clearly with team via Slack and Email
  • Technical lead on DevOps projects
  • Represent DevOps in collaborating and architectural design with other teams

Position Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other relevant work experience
  • Minimum 10 years work experience with 5 years work experience in DevOps teams for SaaS or IoT product
  • Extensive AWS experience required
  • Experience as a Tech Lead
  • Certifications Desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in supporting developers of a cloud-based SaaS or IoT product
  • Cloud management experience with AWS (required) and Azure
  • Automation of Java software builds using Scala, Maven, GitHub, and Jenkins
  • Deployment and configuration of services such as ECS / Docker, Aurora MySQL Server, Kafka, and ECS / Spark
  • Automating software builds and deployments using Jenkins, CloudFormation and other similar technologies
  • Terraform, Python and Ansible experience
  • Network management of both cloud (AWS VPC) and physical networks including subnetting, routing, ACLs, and VPN
  • Working knowledge and experience in developing and supporting security standards such as Cloud Security Alliance STAR and HIPAA for infrastructure security and auditing
  • Systems troubleshooting, log analysis using Sumo Logic, ELK or similar, and root cause analysis
  • Monitoring using Cloud Watch, DataDog, or similar service
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills


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