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Manager, DevOps



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

About WideOrbit:

Say hello to a Wider World. WideOrbit helps media companies do more business by making it easier to buy and sell advertising. We build the one software platform that ties everything together – TV, radio, and digital ad sales, from pitch to payment. Chances are if there’s an ad on your local TV or radio station, over-the-air or streaming, our technology helped put it there. Our customers include NBCUniversal, ABC/Disney, Fox, Paramount, AMC, TelevisaUnivision, Audacy, and many more industry leaders around the world. In February 2023, WideOrbit became a part of Lumine Group, a Canadian listed company which in turn is a part of the Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) ecosystem, a multi-billion dollar global public company.

At WideOrbit, we make preserving our inclusive environment an ongoing priority, empowering team members to contribute at every level, in every function. We hire high-energy innovators who value diversity, unafraid to wield their passion and expertise to advocate for our customers and each other. At WideOrbit, you’ll make a difference and see your impact every day, while learning, growing, and enjoying what you do!

Job Description:

The DevOps team is looking for a passionate leader to supervise a group of highly motivated engineers. This role requires a combination of strong engineering management, program experience, and the ability to build trust and reciprocal relationships across various teams. Your partner teams will be varied, including Development, Product, QA, Security, Compliance and Operation groups.

We are looking for someone who loves digging into details, identifying patterns, and driving scalable solutions. The ideal candidate should have a passion for quality and automation, an adept understanding of systems, and a constant desire to make things better. If you are someone who understands the power of an excellent team culture, thrives in uncertain environments while bringing order to them, takes responsibility, and feels a personal stake in the ecosystem you manage – both the product and its end-users – then this role might be the perfect fit for you!

Here is what success will look like:

  • Manage, mentor and grow a team of talented and high-impact DevOps engineers
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and management of CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, and deployment frameworks
  • Enable solving Infrastructure problems with code, with a focus on reusability
  • Own end-to-end availability and performance of key services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Drive root cause analysis and mitigation plans for critical service disruption
  • Maintain an understanding of WideOrbit’s products, stay current on emerging systems and Cloud services to leverage best practices and standards to improve reliability, increase security and reduce costs
  • Collaborate with the security team to implement robust security practices and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Facilitate thorough documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Manage on-call rotations across geographies
  • Drive work based on goals and measurable outcome

To thrive in this role, we're looking for:

  • 3+ years demonstrated success in recruiting and managing DevOps, SRE or similar technical teams
  • Consistent record of building and releasing software for highly available cloud services and securely managing cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP or Azure using IaC techniques
  • Knowledgeable about automation and at least one programming or scripting language such as Java, C++, Perl, Python, Powershell, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience using CI/CD pipeline automation tools like Github, TeamCity, Octopus, Jenkins, SonarQube, etc., with working experience of 2-3 years with a source code, such as GIT
  • Understanding of web services and distributed systems and their common associated problems
  • Well-versed beyond just the OS ecosystem including networking, storage, security, databases, logging, application monitoring, etc
  • Strong understanding of containerization and serverless technologies
  • Proven track record of collaborating with Development, Product, QA, Security, Compliance and Operation teams to align strategies and goals
  • Proven ability to direct and manage multiple projects or tasks while staying organized and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A team player with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


This position can be based in any of our offices. Remote/Telecommute will also be considered.

Pay Range:

$135,000 - $170,000


The compensation range listed, and general description of other compensation and benefits will apply to this position. Various factors are considered to determine compensation ranges including market data, location, experience, qualifications, and skills. WideOrbit reserves the right to pay more or less than the salary and benefit information posted.

Benefits & Perks:

Besides a great work environment with smart and friendly coworkers, access to leadership and knowledge about how your work impacts company success, here are some of our benefits and perks:

A competitive salary, health insurance, sabbatical leaves, great vacation package, work/life balance, life event benefits, casual work attire, stocked café, 401(k) match, and plenty of opportunities to grow!

We are committed to treating all applicants fairly, WideOrbit is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. Additionally, we consider qualified applicants whose histories are impacted by our justice system, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.