Manager -- Cloud Applications OPEN TO REMOTE
Job Title:Manager -- Cloud Applications OPEN TO REMOTE
The Activision Infrastructure team is looking for a Manager, Cloud Applications to join the team either 100% remotely, or in our offices in Vancouver, Canada or in Sherman Oaks, California. This team supports a variety of cloud workloads and you will be instrumental in setting standards and supporting key technologies. You will help drive efficiencies for both cost and performance within Amazon Web Services and the Google Cloud Platform.
We work on building a set of easy to use Cloud tools and applications, as well as large, distributed systems such as Kafka and Cassandra, and keep them running in the Cloud.
Lead a team of Cloud DevOps Engineers, including goal setting, career growth, and mentoring in conjunction with technical leaders in the team
Consult developer teams to gather their needs on our cloud application stacks, including Grafana, JFrog, and Hashicorp products
Manage relationships with software vendors’ account teams
Develop and manage consistent and coherent SRE processes and practices to support software development, testing, builds and deployment
Ensure the team is building infrastructure & tools to enable high uptime, minimize failures, and ensure application & data security.
Help set appropriate technical and procedural standards to enable team success
Participate in a manager on-call escalation rotation
Drive IaC and automation projects to produce scalable and repeatable infrastructure
Guide cloud, security and data governance standards and requirements
Actively improve documentation repositories
Leadership experience with direct reports
Experience running scrum, agile, or similar day-to-day rituals for a team
Ability to manage and prioritize competing requirements and requests
Familiarity with systems design or architecture at scale
Understanding of microservices & distributed systems
Solid knowledge of public cloud architecture concepts and practice (GCP, AWS, or Azure)
High-level knowledge of logging & observability (e.g. Grafana/Datadog/New Relic/ELK or similar)
Experience managing reproducible infrastructure e.g. Infrastructure as Code
Use of Work/defect tracking & Wiki systems such as Jira/Confluence
Communication skills, and use of these to support customers and developers
Problem solving skills and ability to search for appropriate solutions
Nice To Have
Ansible or Ansible AWX experience
Clear understanding of Networking concepts (e.g., Firewalls, VPC, VPN, DNS, etc.)
Experience working with or managing vendors
Knowledge of the use and maintenance of continuous integration and continuous deployment CI/CD systems
Experience with Hashicorp Vault or similar secrets management system
Experience with Security tooling e.g. Prisma Cloud, GCP Security Control Center or Cloud Security best practices
Work experience in a Hybrid Cloud environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.
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We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
This role is anticipated to be assigned to work on-site at an Activision Blizzard office. However, we understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.