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Sr. Director of Productivity Engineering

Company: TripActions
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

At TripActions, we are constantly striving to make the most reliable and scalable systems possible to ensure that our platform is available to our travelers when they need it most. With our exponential growth, we have many exciting challenges up ahead. We are expanding our Site Reliability Engineering team to tackle these obstacles, and provide world class availability to our travellers.

We are looking to hire our first engineering leader dedicated to engineering productivity. That team will end up around 40 people by EOY. Our Engineering Productivity team is responsible for the systems, tools, and processes that enable TripActions to build and operate our world-class SaaS offering. We build and operate the CI/CD pipeline, deploy new releases to production, build the tooling used by our SRE team to operate our global services, develop our QA frameworks, write our documentation, help with production operations, and provide guidance and leadership across Cloud and across the company as to our end-to-end development lifecycle.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead, retain, develop, hire and mentor high-performing and diverse teams across your organization
  • Spearhead continuous improvements to Engineering Productivity by building tools and services that allow engineers to develop, test, deploy and monitor code
  • Work across teams at TripActions to ensure that we are able to deliver our solutions in production with scale and reliability.
  • Guide your team to ensure good engineering practices are being followed
  • As a team and company we value excellence, speed, collaboration, respect, mentorship, and open feedback. You'll encourage and promote these values.

What you will bring along:

  • You've built CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment) systems for large scale public cloud SaaS applications
  • You've successfully driven significant change across organizations
  • You know how to ship and deliver both software and services
  • You've grown and led a large team of engineers, and managers (50+ people)
  • Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire your teams to deliver extensible and high quality understanding of microservices, operating in cloud, design principles, Relational and Non Relational data stores and core software engineering skills
  • AWS, Jenkins and QE background or experience
  • You have 15+ years of hands-on software engineering experience in planning, architecting and delivering mission-critical enterprise-grade systems and solutions - preferably enterprise B2B or SaaS

Keywords: TripActions, Palo Alto , Sr. Director of Productivity Engineering, Other , Palo Alto, California

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