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Director - Engineering

Company: Verisign
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.We are looking for a Senior Manager - Site Reliability Engineering to join our team responsible for designing, building, managing, and scaling operational infrastructure on which our mission-critical services are deployed or depend. We prize engineering managers who are equipped with great technical skills and attitudes that empower those around them. We seek individuals with a sense of purpose and for whom detail and craftsmanship are of their essence; individuals that are curious, demonstrate initiative, and love solving problems.Responsibilities

  • Manage, develop, and grow a team of Site Reliability Engineers
  • Coordinate multiple projects and initiatives
  • Organize and delegate installation, configuration and on-going maintenance of servers, operating systems, and applications
  • Provide critical technical leadership in the areas of operational process, system builds, software deployments, and automation
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering, Architecture, Project Management, Customer Service, Business, and Operations organizations
  • Ensure processes, procedures, configurations, and deployment plans are documented and followed
  • Track and regularly report project progress and team effectiveness
  • Identify and implement security improvements across systemsRequirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related technical field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience leading teams using data to inform decisions and direction for improvement
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience documenting work tasks and changes in tools such as Jira, Rally, Service Now, or Remedy
    • Experience collaborating with peer groups such as Engineering and Project Management
    • Proven organizational and project management skillsDesired
      • 12+ years of progressively responsible relevant experience administering systems in a production operations environment, including 5+ years managing others
      • Expertise supporting large-scale production system/application deployments and configuration, using automation tools, such as python, puppet, ansible and Jenkins
      • Hands-on experience with TCP/IP networking, including Ethernet, IP addressing & subnetting, routing, iptables, and network troubleshooting
      • Experience working with teams using Kanban and Scrum
      • Experience with Kubernetes and other cloud-native technologiesVerisign is an equal opportunity employer. That means we recruit, hire, compensate, train, promote, transfer, and administer all terms and conditions of employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected categories under applicable law.Additionally, Verisign is committed to helping our diverse workforce manage a healthy work-life balance through all stages of their life and career. We offer a dynamic and flexible work environment with highly competitive benefits and robust learning programs. For more information, click on the links below.Helpful Resources:Our Careers PageOur Benefits SummaryVerisign in the CommunityOur EEO StatementOur Privacy Notice for European Job Applicants/CandidatesReasonable AccommodationsStaffing agency policy: No fees will be paid for unsolicited resumes submitted to Verisign or our employees by third parties.

Keywords: Verisign, Reston , Director - Engineering, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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