DevOps Manager

at Request Technology, LLC
Published September 15, 2023
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


***Hybrid, 3 days onsite, 2 days remote***

A prestigious financial firm needs a DevOps Manager. This manager will manage the group that focuses on developing DevOps tools in Python and building CI/CD frameworks within an AWS environment.


  • Responsible development, management, and implementation of a CI/CD framework to make it easier for teams to build, configure and deploy.
  • The team you lead is responsible for building the tools only. There is a separate run/operate DevOps team that supports what your team builds.
  • Collaborate with Architecture and DevOps teams across pillars to build automation tools
  • Conduct architecture assessments and define solutions
  • Monitor project status and take remedial action on projects behind schedule and/or over budget
  • Present status reports to clients and key internal stakeholders.
  • Evaluate new tools, technologies, and processes to improve speed, efficiency, and scalability of systems the team builds
  • Manage a team
  • Direct work of staff and conduct appropriate personnel actions (hiring, promotions, terminations, etc.) when necessary
  • Communicate and advise staff on administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities, and methods and software change issues
  • Prepare and conduct employee reviews as well as monitor progress to satisfy employee management goals
  • Ensure that proper funding is added to the departmental budget


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degrees in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of development experience in a cloud environment
  • 5+ years experience in people management
  • 3+ years experience building CI/CD pipelines and tooling development.
  • Hands-on experience working in Agile and DevOps cultures, focusing on process improvement and automation.
  • 4 + years programming experience developing in Python and/or Java (with at least one year Python)
  • 4+ years experience using DevOps and CI/CD processes and toolsets like GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory, Harness
  • Experience with containers like Docker
  • Experience with Terraform (Enterprise preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes & Helm
  • Experience working in a AWS environment