VP DevOps & IT

VP DevOps & IT

Toradex

Horw, Switzerland

Experience: 5+ years of experience in a related position
Education: M.S./B.S. in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
Travel Requirement: Up to 10%

Job description

Mission:

Oversee hardware, software & IT release engineering & operational support by leading the teams performing QA/VaV, CI/CD automation, IT and engineering support.

Description:

In this role, you will report to the CTO, interface with other VPs & product managers and oversee a group of 4 engineering teams (2-5 people per team): QA, Automation, IT and Customer Engineering Support.

As the leader of the group, you must provide both technical leadership as well as perform managerial roles to empower these teams. You must coalesce the Quality, Compliance, Automation, IT & Engineering Support needs of various stakeholders to provide technical direction to the group’s engineering teams and optimize execution efficiency & effectiveness.

Your performance will be measured using the following metrics:

  • Product release efficiency & quality;
  • Continuous improvement and project milestones and;
  • Overall stakeholder satisfaction.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Champion group-level objectives, including:
    • DevOps principles & methodology;
    • Product & service quality;
    • Automation & reproducibility;
    • Supportability & maintainability;
    • Configuration management;
    • IT excellence & information security;
  • Oversee DevOps & IT strategy;
    • Provide direction on IT infrastructure & DevOps improvement projects;
    • Establish a proactive information security posture;
  • Work collaboratively with other stakeholders to plan product, service and feature releases;
  • Group budgeting, prioritization, risk management;
  • Manage team leads directly reporting to you.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Thoughtful & effective leader & manager;
  • Systems thinker who values quality, efficiency and continuous improvement;
  • Can balance & prioritize many simultaneous objectives;
  • High-integrity, honest, open, communicative, team player, self-driven, self-motivated and thorough professional;
  • Excellent communication skills – fluent English language skills in reading/writing/speaking/presentations.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience administering Agile & DevOps methodologies;
  • Familiar with Test Driven Development and test automation;
  • Familiar with CI/CD implementation, tooling & services;
  • Experience with product lifecycle management & managing product releases;
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, including virtualization, networking, storage, database & system administration;
  • Knowledge of Linux & Kubernetes administration;
  • Experience with hardware, software and/or IT quality management.

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