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Manager, Developer Operations

Date: Nov 27, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-10920
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Job Description

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is looking for a dynamic technical leader to join our team as a hands-on Manager of Developer Operations. The ideal candidate for this position will have a deep understanding of, and hands on experience in, automation of environment spin out for enterprise backend systems (services, integration, middleware etc), CI/CD pipeline orchestration, build / deployment automation, and release engineering. You will need deep technical depth to conduct deep dives, lead root cause analysis efforts and defend your opinions about DevOps, release engineering & automation practices.


* Develop tools/scripts to improve and expand the existing automation, build and deployments, automation of environment roll-out, CI/CD pipeline.
* Automate the building and maintaining of Development, Testing/QA, Staging and Production environments.
* Scheduling, building, testing and maintaining multiple application deployments.
* Continuously improve systems and processes.
* Working closely with team members and development to improve existing systems.
* On-call availability during weeknights and weekends.
* Give technical guidance and knowledge transfer to engineering peers.



* At least 8+ years of experience as a proven hands-on DevOps Engineer with overall 10+ years of relevant industry experience.
* Powerful Unix/Linux shell skills (shell/bash scripting, output parsing, etc).
* Expertise in Java, Python or other scripting and automation languages.
* Experience with configuration management (Puppet, Chef), provisioning, infrastructure as code, and other DevOps concepts and tools (Jenkins, Rundeck, Vagrant, Docker, etc).
* Prior success with deep knowledge on release engineering & automation for large scale Enterprise systems.
* CI/CD experience leveraging Jenkins/Chef/Puppet or similar deployment tools
* Strong passion towards building tools and systems that enable other developers to build great things.
* A strong desire to automate everything!
* Ability to clearly communicate and convey highly technical ideas in terms non-geeks can understand.
* Significant technical experience in release automation engineering, Continuous Integration, DevOps, software/systems developer, software development & release engineering manager, or related role.
* A motivated self-starting personality, able to work independently while maintaining patience with constant interruptions and multiple requests.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces.

We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Employment/promotion to this role will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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