As a Site Reliability Engineering Manager (SRM) within Ally's Digital Solutions organization, you will drive the strategic direction for Digital application development and delivery and how these applications run in our production environment.
This includes leading a small team of Site Reliability Engineers, designing technology approaches that modernize our application stack and enabling our Agile teams to deliver with quality and speed.
The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, especially when it comes to the benefits and opportunities cloud infrastructure brings to an Enterprise.
In this role, you'll be asked to provide in-depth technical expertise on decisions pertaining to running complex software systems at scale.
You'll partner with our Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure teams to enable flexible applications patterns driven by business use cases.
Most importantly, you'll be an integral part of Ally's technology strategy, partnering closely with our applications teams to translate business requirements into scalable, flexible and secure cloud solutions.
The Work Itself
Lead a small team of Site Reliability Engineers
Architect and design applications supporting the entire Digital space including web, mobile, AI, and API products
Create technical designs (Activity Diagrams / Sequence Diagrams, API service specifications, and message models) through a close partnership with Enterprise Architecture, Application Development teams, Infrastructure teams, and other support teams across Ally
Provide technical leadership and guidance during development, testing, and delivery of features
Experience leading and influencing individuals at multiple levels, encouraging the establishment of high performing and self-sustaining cross-functional teams
Review business and non-functional requirements to capture and understand project requirements
Challenge the status quo to breakthrough legacy thought processes, and drive Ally's technology forward to match best-in-class technology organizations
Ability to be flexible and support any aspect of the Digital organization on-demand, including product, development, delivery, and production support
Knowledge of industry-leading application trends and help development teams incorporate modern approaches into Digital application roadmaps
Provide expertise and feedback into Agile Operating Model, ensuring that methodology enables all aspects of our technology strategy
Assess and provide recommendations on organizational responsibilities as Ally shifts left and migrate applications to the cloud
Ability to influence and guide product solutions with technology best practices
Ability to effectively communicate technical solutions and recommendations to senior-level management
The Skills You Bring
Experience managing an engineering team on projects with deep dives into code, networking, and systems administration in cloud environments
5+ years of experience designing, developing, and leading web applications
Prior success as an engineering leader working on challenging problems and world-class digital solutions
Proficiency in developing Enterprise-grade, highly available applications
Proven ability to multi-task and contribute to several concurrent projects and initiatives
Experience managing and coaching developers as well as peer technologists
Significant experience on multiple SDLC methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall)
Experience designing and delivering applications using AWS
Experience with externalizing APIs for 3rd party consumption
Experience using CI / CD to ensure high quality and repeatable deliverables of software products, including delivery of infrastructure as code
BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science, Math or related engineering fields or equivalent practical experience
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