Manager of IT Operations

Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 07-19-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is currently seeking an experienced IT Operations Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a high growth company based locally in Victoria, and they are seeking someone to be onsite full time as well.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage, mentor, coach, motivate and evaluate a team of system administrators, DBAs, and DevOps engineers
  • Lead recruitment activities for your team
  • Develop department-level strategic plans and annual budgets
  • Design, implement, test, document, maintain, and operate highly-available, scalable, and secure infrastructure and platforms for distributed software applications
  • Responsible for ensuring Agile and DevSecOps principles and good practices are followed
  • Responsible for collaborating with the development and product teams to maintain a relevant and achievable roadmap
  • Responsible for the overall functionality, performance, security, scalability, reliability, observability, implementation schedules, and system architecture of the software developed by your team
  • Responsible for the overall achievement and reporting on your team’s key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Responsible for scheduling and managing on-call rotation for your team
  • Represent the technology operations team to external customers and partners

  • Ability to mentor, coach, motivate and evaluate a team of technology professionals
  • Experience with:
    • Administration and automation of Windows and/or Linux-based servers
    • Relational databases such as SQL Server or PostgreSQL
    • Monitoring and alerting
    • Public cloud and on-premise virtualization and/or containerization
    • Networking in software and appliances (firewalls, routers, VPN, storage)
    • Infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, and Git
    • Agile 
    • DevOps (knowledge of concepts and tools)

About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long-term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
For more information on Affinity Staffing, please visit.
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