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Engineering Manager - DevOps

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Bleacher Report is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated engineering leader to join it’s team as an Engineering Manager over DevOps. This is a hands-on role managing a DevOps Engineering team, working closely with our development & QA teams and operating and optimizing one of most trafficked and innovative sports properties in the world.

A successful candidate will have a proven background leading a team of engineers, developing and growing people, technical experience building and supporting cloud-native applications, and a passion for technology and leadership.

We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.  

What you’ll do...

  • Lead, manage and scale our DevOps teams. Invest in people! Helping engineers advance their skills and careers through one­-on­-ones, growth and development plans, and performance feedback

  • Overall responsibility for Availability & Performance of the B/R user facing technical infrastructure on AWS

  • Manage AWS budget, RI purchases across AWS services, manage SaaS vendor relationships 

  • Oversee the technical strategy, direction, effectiveness, and happiness of your teams

  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against short and long-term goals

  • Work with engineering leads & QA to reinforce strategies around process improvement

Experience you need...

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience with a demonstrated track record of tactical execution and strong team building & 5+ years in operations teams (DevOps, SRE, Cloud architecture, Systems engineering)

  • Previous experience as a hands-­on DevOps contributor in cloud based environment

  • Deep technical expertise in two or more of the following: container orchestration of micro-services, RDBMS (Postgres, Mysql) or Columnar distributed-DB systems, In-memory caches, , Networking & Security, operating high traffic applications

  • Programming language proficiency in at least one of : Python, Ruby, Go, Perl, Php

  • Willingness to lead initiatives and a catalyst for change throughout the whole organization

  • Exceptional verbal, written communication, and organizational skills, along with interpersonal skills that allow for collaboration across a diverse group of people

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

Experience we appreciate...

  • Running cloud-native containerized micro-services (on AWS or other Cloud providers)

  • High-growth Consumer app experience.

  • Contributions to the OSS community

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual personal conference & training budget

  • Yearly team off-sites

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.