Vice President of DevOps

at Storable Careers - One Posting
Published September 18, 2023
Location Harrisburg, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Vice President of DevOps


Are you a DevOps leader with a desire to work for a fully-remote organization that values a sensible work-life balance and building genuine relationships? Then you've come to the right job posting.

Storable is seeking a talented and experienced VP of DevOps who will be responsible for strategically planning, executing, and optimizing the company's cloud infrastructure, driving a culture of excellence, and delivering high-quality solutions through effective collaboration, process improvement, and talent management.

What you'll do everyday:

  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute a comprehensive strategic plan for DevOps practices and initiatives, aligning them with the company's goals and objectives. Identify opportunities for improvement, define key performance indicators (KPIs), and establish a roadmap for achieving operational excellence.
  • DevOps Leadership: Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and inclusivity within the DevOps team and across departments. Provide strong leadership and guidance, ensuring team members have the resources and support needed to deliver high-quality solutions. Encourage continuous learning, innovation, and diversity of thought within the team.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Management: Oversee the management and optimization of the company's cloud infrastructure, with a focus on AWS. Design and implement scalable, reliable systems, ensuring high availability, security, and performance. Stay up to date with the latest AWS services, best practices, and industry trends to drive innovation and efficiency.
  • SDLC Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement and efficiency gains within the software development lifecycle. Implement and standardize DevOps methodologies, tools, and practices such as continuous integration, continuous deployment, infrastructure as code, and automated testing. Streamline workflows to accelerate software delivery while maintaining quality and stability.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including software engineering, product management, and operations, to align DevOps initiatives with business requirements. Communicate clearly and concisely with stakeholders at all levels, ensuring transparency, gathering feedback, and maintaining alignment with organizational goals.
  • Team Building and Talent Management: Build and develop a high-performing DevOps team. Recruit top talent, foster a diverse and inclusive environment, and provide coaching, mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Encourage a growth mindset and create a culture of continuous learning and excellence.
  • Cost Optimization: Drive cost optimization efforts by monitoring resource utilization, identifying areas for cost savings, and implementing strategies to optimize cloud usage. Collaborate closely with finance and procurement teams to forecast and manage infrastructure costs effectively.
  • Incident Response and Risk Management: Develop and implement incident response plans, ensuring prompt resolution of critical issues and minimizing downtime. Establish robust disaster recovery and business continuity strategies. Identify and mitigate risks related to infrastructure, security, and compliance.
  • Vendor and Third-Party Management: Evaluate and manage relationships with cloud service providers and third-party vendors to ensure the effective delivery of services and support. Stay informed about vendor offerings, negotiate contracts, and leverage partnerships to drive innovation and value for the company.
  • Metrics and Reporting: Establish and track key metrics and performance indicators related to DevOps processes and cloud infrastructure. Prepare regular reports and presentations to communicate progress, achievements, and areas for improvement to executive management.

What you need to bring to the table:

  • 10+ years of experience with cloud technologies, with a strong emphasis on AWS.
  • 7+ years of leadership experience in DevOps or related roles.
  • Proven track record of success in leading and managing teams, driving operational excellence, and delivering high-quality solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge of DevOps methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Experience with modern toolsets like Kubernetes, new data pipeline tools, and modern CI/CD practices.
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure, including scalability, availability, security, and cost optimization.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
  • Experience in process improvement and driving organizational change.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Relevant certifications in AWS or other cloud platforms are a plus.

If you are a visionary leader with a passion for driving innovation, collaboration, and operational excellence, we invite you to join our dynamic team as the VP of DevOps. Together, we will shape the future of our company's technology landscape and deliver exceptional value to our customers.

Pay Transparency at Storable
At Storable, we believe in the power of transparency to help our employees Do More and Be More. We value our employees and want to ensure equity and fairness in compensation, which is why we make sure to include the salary range or hourly rate in each job posting.

We're happy to discuss compensation further during the interview process because we believe that open communication leads to better outcomes for everyone. We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where all employees are valued for their unique skills and contributions.

By applying to work with us, you agree to this pay transparency policy and to the idea that transparency leads to growth, both for individuals and for our company, Storable, as a whole. The range listed below is only representative of base salary. Every role at Storable has a variable incentive. Please talk to your recruiter about the variable pay plan and earning potential for this role.

Position pay range

$191,000 - $234,000 USD

All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Location: REMOTE

  • Storable is a fully distributed company, but is currently only registered for employment in certain states. To be eligible for employment, you must reside in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

About Us:

At Storable, we believe storage operators should have one partner they can trust to help you get the results they need for their business. That's why we've built the industry's first fully integrated platform that offers facility management software, facility websites, marketing programs and services, payments, and deeply integrated tenant insurance capabilities all in one solution.

We leverage our platform in combination with our over 25 years of storage industry expertise to help our thousands of storage customers achieve their tenant experience and operational efficiency objectives every single day.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Generous health coverage for you and your family, including short- and long-term disability coverage, 401(k) and HSA matching, two-times base salary company-provided life insurance, emergency loans, legal coverage and more.
  • Engage remotely! Since 2020, we've transitioned to a fully remote environment but that doesn't mean we're not connected. We continue to run regular contests, trivia games, and virtual happy hours!
  • Instant-access and flexible vacation. We trust you, so we have a 'take what you need' vacation policy. No waiting to use it or need for accruals.
  • Do More, Be More - company rewards and recognition that add up and can be redeemed for personalized gifts and experiences! Storriors have been able to enroll in scuba certification classes, travel overseas, and redo their back patio among many other things.
  • Company anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, adding children to a family, first-time home buyers and more are celebrated.
  • We encourage you to get active in the community by joining one of our offsite volunteer and community service events and by using volunteer PTO time.
  • Self-care matters, so we offer the opportunity to take a load-off and enjoy a mental health day outside of your normal PTO time.
  • Fully-paid parental leave: 12 and 6 weeks for primary and secondary caregivers respectively.
  • 'Paw'ternity Leave and Pet Bereavement - we understand that pets are a part of the family and have generous time-off policies, which honor that commitment.
  • Caregiver Leave: four weeks of fully paid time away from work to take care of aging dependents or family members, if needed.
  • Monthly home data stipend added directly to your paychecks to help cover the cost of home internet, plus a home office sign-on bonus of $250.

Don't check all the boxes? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for a job unless they meet every single qualification, especially in the tech industry. At Storable, we are devoted to strengthening and upholding a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role but your professional background doesn't perfectly align with the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply. Even if this role isn't the right match, we would love to have your resume on file for future opportunities!

Storable is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Storable will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.