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30 Jun 2021

Full-Time Director of DevOps

ThreatConnect – Posted by ldriss Anywhere

Job Description

Company Background

ThreatConnect, Inc. provides cybersecurity software that reduces complexity for everyone, makes decision making easy by turning intelligence into action, and integrates processes and technologies to continually strengthen defenses and drive down risk. Designed by analysts but built for the entire team (security leadership, risk, security operations, threat intelligence, and incident response), ThreatConnect’s decision and operational support platform is the only solution available today with cyber risk quantification, intelligence, automation, analytics, and workflows in one. To learn more, please visit

We offer a competitive benefits package with comprehensive insurance coverage, paid time off, and unique perks designed to help you meet your financial and personal goals.

We are committed to offering an employment experience and benefits package that enables you and your family to grow with us and to share in our success. We love to recognize our employees who have gone above and beyond, and offer incentives like quarterly awards, an employee bonus and referral program, and team-building outings.

Job Description

As the Director of DevOps at ThreatConnect, you will grow and lead a team of engineers while being responsible for the DevOps strategy necessary to build and deliver a world-class 24×7 SaaS platform for our global clients.

In this role, you will define the team strategy and be accountable for the team’s plans while focusing on deadlines and deliverables. You will manage the DevOps team and their work on the design, development, deployment, and monitoring of our production systems. You will work closely with the development teams as well as Customer Success and Support teams to define inter-team processes and interactions between teams. You will help plan and implement tools that grow our platform in a stable, sustainable, and scalable manner.

About You:

You’re a strategic leader. You have an appetite for innovative ways to drive excellence as a leader in the company. You know how to build, scale, and empower your team and help them become independent thinkers.

You’re a great communicator. You get your message across clearly to all the necessary teams, even if it requires you to explain it in different ways. You have great written and verbal communication skills.

You are collaborative. You’re a team player that is willing to work cross functionally with developers and other stakeholders to define the best strategy and process. You display a positive attitude, are open, and enjoy contributing.

You take ownership of problems. You aren’t content with just resolving the surface-level symptom, but you pursue an issue to its root cause.

In this role you’ll get to…

  • Establish the vision and strategy for a growing Devops team
  • Work between Engineering and other teams in the organization to define and drive process
  • Recommend and implement scalable and measurable solutions

1-3-6-12 Month Plan

In the first month, we’ll expect you to…

  • Learn about ThreatConnect’s DevOps/Engineering processes
  • Get acclimated into the role, understand the tools and different stakeholders cross functionally
  • Get to know your direct reports by understanding their needs and pain points
  • Sync with the EVP of Engineering to discuss team strategy and forward plan

At 3 months, we’ll expect you to…

  • Have a thorough understanding of existing ThreatConnect environment, processes, and tools
  • Begin building a multi-dimensional DevOps strategy with support from leadership
  • Support DevOps team members through bottlenecks and blockers as they arrive
  • Take over management of general DevOps responsibilities such as personnel scheduling, hiring, release readiness planning, and maintenance planning

At 6 months, we’ll expect you to…

  • Fully responsible for DevOps team management with some oversight from leadership
  • Finalize building DevOps strategy with guidance from leadership
  • Discuss and report on high-level DevOps strategy and metrics with key stakeholders
  • Discuss hiring and growth strategy with engineering leadership

At 12 months, we’ll expect you to…

  • Fully responsible for DevOps team management with no oversight from leadership

About the Team

  • Currently, DevOps is a 5 member US based team. We are looking to expand the team in size and geography through 2021 and beyond
  • The team works remotely in geographically diverse areas
  • Slack is our preferred method of communication. During the work day, we regularly communicate in private channels
  • JIRA is where all work is tracked and prioritized


Required Skills:

  • Experience with proven hands on track record with technical leadership and managing Operations or DevOps teams
  • Previous technical experience in operations or DevOps
  • Experienced as strategic leader
  • Experience managing secure cloud environments in accordance with corporate security policies and certifications such as SOC2 and ISO 27001
  • Proficiency with cloud infrastructure providers such as AWS
  • Experience managing container based environments with Docker
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Experience with CI/CD platforms or similar, such as Gitlab, Travis CI, or Jenkins
  • Experience prioritizing and managing workflows and tasks with a ticketing system such as JIRA

Desired Skills:

  • Experience managing an environment with distributed web services
  • Basic technical knowledge such as: Linux, Docker, SQL, Distributed web services, Elasticsearch, and/or Networking
  • Experience with Terraform or other infrastructure as code systems


Work-Life Balance:

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee recognition program with quarterly awards
  • Employee referral program
  • Military leave options available
  • Education reimbursement program for job-related college courses and professional training
  • Quarterly events with your geographic team
  • Annual company party


  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Company-paid short term and long term disability
  • Company-paid insurance and AD&D coverage
  • Pet Insurance


  • 401K retirement savings plan with company matching program up to 6%
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent care, transit and parking)
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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