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Spotnana is modernizing the infrastructure of the $1.4 trillion travel industry in order to bring freedom, simplicity, and trust to travelers everywhere. With over $115M in funding from top tier investors, including ICONIQ and Madrona Venture Group, we are tackling the hardest problems the travel industry has to offer and we need your help.
Culture is always fluid. It evolves as a business grows, along with the people who drive it forward. We seek people who have different perspectives, but shared values. Before you embark on this journey, quickly check in on whether you are aligned with our company values:
Spotnana is searching for a Senior Engineering Manager to join our growing global DevOps & SRE team.
As the DevOps/SRE Manager, you will lead a team of talented engineers responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure that powers our applications. You will be responsible for driving automation, improving system reliability, and ensuring the scalability and performance of our systems. You will also be responsible for process-related enhancement for on-call and incident management. This role requires a combination of hands-on technical expertise, leadership skills, and a passion for continuous improvement.
You will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining secure and compliant systems for our Travel as a service platform. Your expertise will be essential in collaborating closely with software engineering, operations, and infrastructure teams to build and manage highly secure and available systems to ensure the high reliability, scalability, and resilience of our platform.
Team Leadership: Manage and mentor a team of DevOps and SRE engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performing culture. Set clear goals, provide feedback, and conduct performance reviews to help team members grow and excel. Own resource management and allocation to optimize project execution and engineering productivity. Own the hiring strategy and process as team and company continues to expand,
Infrastructure Automation: Lead efforts to automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and deployment pipelines. Implement best practices for infrastructure as code (IaC) and configuration management to ensure consistency and scalability.
Reliability and Performance: Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure system reliability, availability, and performance. Implement strategies to proactively identify and mitigate potential issues to ensure a highly available and performant system.
Security and Compliance: Collaborate with security teams to establish and maintain security best practices for infrastructure and applications. Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations relevant to our business.
Monitoring and Incident Response: Develop and maintain robust monitoring and alerting systems to detect and respond to incidents in real-time. Manage on-call processes to respond to performance and reliability issues, and establish best practices for coordinating escalation to resolve issues and minimize downtime.
Scalability and Optimization: Work closely with development teams and security teams to ensure infrastructure and systems are designed for scalability and efficiency. Identify opportunities for cost optimization and resource utilization improvements.
Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create and maintain documentation (KnowledgeBase, Runbook, On-boarding process) for infrastructure, processes, and best practices. Foster a culture of knowledge sharing and cross-functional collaboration.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field (Master's preferred)
Proven experience in a DevOps or SRE role with at least 10 years of technical experience, with at least 5 years of managerial experience
Strong expertise in cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP). AWS is a big plus
Proficiency in infrastructure automation tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible)
Proficiency in monitoring and observability tools (e.g., DataDog, NewRelic, Prometheus, Grafna, ELK stack)
Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
Experience with platform service and persistent storage (SQL/No-SQL DB, Event Streaming, Caching system, Key-value DB)
Deep understanding of CI/CD pipelines and tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, Github Action, ArgoCD, Harness)
Demonstrable experience in one or more programming languages such as Java, C++, Go, or scripting experience in Shell and Python
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
Experience leading large cross functional technical initiatives
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Let's talk compensation
Spotnana strives to offer fair, industry-competitive and equitable compensation. Our approach holistically assesses total compensation, including cash, company equity and comprehensive benefits. Our market-based compensation approach uses data from trusted third party compensation sources to set salary ranges that are thoughtful and consistent with the role, industry, company size, and internal equity of our team. Each employee is paid within the minimum and maximum of their position’s compensation range based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related specifications.
The annual cash compensation for this role is: $180,000 - $210,000
Benefits offered include:
We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in everyone on our team. We provide an environment of mutual respect where opportunities are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion for people from all walks of life is key to our success as a company.