Sr. DevOps Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

  • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
  • Title: Sr. DevOps Manager (Sr. Manager, Solution Delivery)
    Location: San Francisco, CA 

    Position Summary:
    The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is looking for an experienced IT professional to lead our DevOps organization. In this role you will provide direct leadership to engineers allocated across multiple initiatives and will be instrumental in the advancement and implementation of strategies, practices and tooling supporting DevOps, automation and engineering for solutions on premises and in the cloud.

    As a technical leader, you will help execute against the vision and roadmap for DevOps modernization and cloud adoption within the organization and will be a trusted advocate contributing to planning and execution of strategic initiatives. This role will also be responsible for leading technical staff to build and enhance automated deployment and testing capabilities including continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.

    You will be a major contributor towards innovation and will help guide the technological direction for the Bank. Previous experience with automation and/or cloud engineering is desired in conjunction with strong knowledge or working experience with DevOps and/or Reliability Engineering operating models.


  • Provide leadership, oversight, and support for the technical engineering team to ensure management and staff understand and meet delivery, financial, productivity, service, and quality goals.
  • Establish goals and priorities and adjust direction as needed to respond to organizational, technology, and industry changes.
  • Work closely with staff and management team to formulate, implement and measure outcomes of strategic plans and goals. Assist with setting a vision for the future, including developing plans to meet or achieve business needs consistent with System IT Principles.
  • Recruit, retain and foster development of a diverse team with an appropriate mix of technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Identify and develop staff with leadership and management potential.
  • Develop, motivate, and evaluate performance of staff, which includes managing staff to identify developmental assignments and training opportunities, working with individuals on their career goals, delegating responsibilities, providing timely feedback and evaluating performance on any of the preceding duties.
  • Lead the adoption of innovative technology practices and continuous improvement processes that deliver business value.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Department, Bank, and System policies, standards, service and quality measures, procedures, and controls to ensure the highest level of public confidence and operational integrity.
  • Represent the Bank at all levels across the System including developing, recommending and implementing significant initiatives. Influences IT standardization decisions and strategic initiatives through this participation and translate relevant activities into concrete action plans for the Bank.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in computer science, management information systems or comparable technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Typically has 10 years of broad technical experience in one or more areas of information technology or management information systems. Experience to include managing highly complex projects, programs or technology platforms.
  • 5 years of experience leading advanced technical teams or related support functions.
  • 3 years of experience with responsibilities over DevOps or CI/CD engineering teams. Solid understanding of the DevOps ecosystem and technology stack (e.g. Maven, Jenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Subversion, GitHub, GitLab, Fortify, SonarQube).
  • Broad knowledge of current trends in information technology including practices supporting application delivery and engineering.
  • Proven record of addressing substantial challenges and successfully driving significant change and matrix management.
  • Strong business acumen with excellent organizational, problem solving, financial, influencing and negotiating skills. Excellent day-to-day operating management skills – ability to execute coupled with a disciplined approach and manage risk.
  • Commitment to delivering a great customer experience with a personal and professional value system consistent with the culture and values of the Bank and FRS.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of business both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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