Senior Director of DevOps

Washington, DC
May 06, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time
About DNSFilterDNSFilter was born out of necessity. Our founders realized that the existing solutions for DNS security out there were clunky, convoluted, and overpriced. In 2015, they set out on a simple yet crucial mission"A cents € to revolutionize DNS security. We've come a long way since our humble beginnings. We support nearly 14,000 organizations, including Fortune 500 customers like NVIDIA, and provide service to millions of end-users. Our infrastructure is made up of two anycast networks with over 300 servers in 53 datacenters. At the start of 2020, our software was processing 1B queries/day. One year later, we're now processing 22B queries/day! In the middle of a global pandemic, our team (and product) thrived. We doubled the size of our team, and we're looking to do it all over again in 2021, and we are now looking to create scalable and best-of-breed DevOps.About The RoleIn order to ensure a robust and comprehensive infrastructure, we're looking for someone that can join our team as a Sr. Director of DevOps. In this role, we're looking for someone with specific experience in, but not limited to, database reliability, scaling database operations, and scaling networks. It's necessary for someone that is a player-coach at heart, with strong team building, and problem-solving skills, as well as takes pride in their work, is intrinsically motivated, and thrives in a rapidly evolving environment.Since this position will collaborate with the team remotely, we need someone who's able to clearly communicate verbally as well as written and is comfortable working remotely and managing a remote team. Because of the time differences within the team, we strongly desire someone who can work EST/EDT time.What You'll DoManage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated with the product development initiativesAssign and monitor the work of technical personnel, ensuring that network and systems deployment is done in the best possible way, and implement quality control and review systems throughout the development and deployment processesDisplay technical leadership and oversight of capacity, deployment and implementation planning, system integration, ongoing data validation processes, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainability of technical solutionsExercise broadly-delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing both routine and complex elements of technical operationsManage DevOps team and budget Provide the team with coaching, training, opportunities to learn and develop, and consistent with giving feedback on performancePerform other duties and tasks as definedManage and participate in on-call rotation for incidents as an escalation pointWhat You've Done5+ years of experience leading Agile DevOps team(s)Experience with high volume and high availability data storage databaseWrites with clean and well-written artifacts such as code or playbooksExperience with Ubuntu Linux or other distributionExperience with Ansible, Terraform, Jira, and other similar toolsExperience with remote bare metal implementationsExperience working on call in a 24/7 environmentClearly communicate both verbally and writtenBonus points for havingA Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar field, or extensive experience in the software industryExperience in providing technical support to enterprise customersExperience with working in a remote setting or on a remote teamWhat We Offer (the Good Stuff)A 100% work-from-home position with a company that values and fosters personal and professional growthRotating 4 Day Work WeekPassionate and intelligent colleagues who work hard and have a good time doing itCompetitive salaryFlexible Vacation PolicyAwesome company swag$800 Home office buildout allowanceStock OptionsFull medical, dental, and vision benefits for US Based Employees (health stipend for international employees)Full short-term disability and life benefits; available long-term disability for US Based Employees(Post-pandemic) in-person Annual Gatherings. Last time we all spent a week on a beach in Cabo San Lucas!

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