DevOps Manager

at Akkodis
Published September 16, 2023
Location TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Title: Automation Engineering Manager

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Location: Remote – Central Time Zone – occasional travel to Dallas, TX

Salary Range: $160k-170k (no bonus)


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401k
  • PTO
  • Holiday


Akkodis is seeking an Automation Engineering Manager for a direct hire position based in Dallas, TX. This job will work Central Time hours and will be a remote role. The desired candidate will have 8+ years of automation/DevOps experience, with 3+ years in leadership. You will be responsible for championing and driving the DevOps and Test Automation efforts by collaborating directly with multiple development teams to guide best practices for CI/CD, and automated testing and to foster a product-release mindset. This will involve leading the DevOps steering committee, building/maintaining automated product pipelines, designing/building monitoring and feedback systems and driving test automation improvements. This is an ideal position for an engineer who wants to exercise technical ability on a daily basis while employing and expanding leadership and management skills. This is an exciting role with an industry leader!!!


  • Lead a team of Test Automation and DevOps engineers
  • Design, implement, maintain CI/CD pipelines for multiple products
  • Collaborate with engineering, authoring and other teams for automation best practices
  • Extend test automation and build infrastructure functionality as products and needs evolve
  • Support and deploy releases to production environments
  • Mentor junior engineers and balance workload to ensure project milestones are achieved
  • Provide tool and process support to development teams
  • Handle difficult issues, identify and mitigate risks
  • Brainstorm new products, updates and solutions to continuously improve products, performance, and processes
  • Remain up to date on industry trends, share knowledge among teams and abide by industry best practices for configuration management and automation

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in Technology – Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, etc. preferred
  • 8+ years of hands-on automation/DevOps experience
  • 3+ years of team leadership
  • AWS experience REQUIRED
  • Solid track record of leading high-performing teams
  • Experience with Performance Management
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Proactive communication skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems
  • Expert-level knowledge and experience with GitHub and GitHub actions/workflows
  • Strong knowledge and experience with AWS infrastructure (EC2, EKS, S3/CloudFront, CDK, etc.)
  • Strong scripting skills in python, bash, etc.
  • Understanding of IP networking, PKI, VPNs, DNS, load balancing, and firewalling
  • Programming experience in Java/C++/Python or similar

If you are interested in this Automation Engineering Manager Job, then please click apply through Akkodis.

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