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Director, DevOps

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Job Type
27 Jul 2022

As a Director, DevOps at DroneUp, your focus will be to lead and assist our Software Engineers, Infrastructure, Security, and Compliance teams. In this position, you will drive efficiency, security, and reliability into your team, while growing and mentoring the engineering team.


  • Manage and grow a global team of DevOps and reliability engineers
  • Partner with Engineering and Infrastructure teams to establish and execute roadmaps for tools and process improvements
  • Manage relationships with third party vendors, including tool and service providers
  • Lead DevOps tool technology selection, configuration, automation, and monitoring
  • Strategize, consult, and prototype alongside software and security engineers
  • Communicate effectively with a diverse audience and across multiple technologies
  • Lead incident response and disaster recovery functions for DevOps including preparation, documentation, and coordination across teams, assisting with eradication and recovery, performing necessary post-incident activities, and regular testing of plans.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Experience deploying complex systems in a cloud environment (Amazon, Google, Microsoft)
  • Strong knowledge of cloud and network security best practices
  • Strong scripting and automation skills and experience
  • Engineer, or equivalent, in production cloud environments, delivering customer-facing web applications and/or online services
  • Knowledge and familiarity of core services within cloud platforms
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and understand complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop solutions
  • An analytical and metrics-driven work style that leverages data to make informed decisions
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and multiple projects
  • Technology agnostic mindset with a proven experience to identify and learn new systems, languages, and frameworks

This position also requires the following essential functions:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company's office or work site
  • Fingering (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses the fingers)
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally (e.g., accurately, quick and loudly convey spoken instructions to workers)
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time
  • Repetitive motions of any part of the body


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  • Job Reference: 668998097-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: DroneUp LLC
  • Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent