Dev Ops Manager

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AirScout is a growing company with a solid team of experienced leaders in agriculture, aviation, software, and image processing. Get in on the ground floor and make a difference in the world of Ag Tech. The Dev Ops Manager will work collaboratively with the AirScout operations team to build, deploy, and coordinate internal systems. This position will help automate and streamline AirScout operations and processes, as well as build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations. The position offers an opportunity to oversee and scale important operational systems within a growing company. Lastly, the Dev Ops Manager will troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test, and production environments. Position will report to the CTO/Director of SW Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing AirScout production Amazon Web Services (AWS) workflows
  • Optimize use of AWS resources
  • Review processed imagery for errors
  • Resolve bugs in processing pipeline
  • Usage optimization
  • Coordinate efforts of team members
  • Work with Full Stack Developer to advise on software and new features
  • Manage the development and deployment of internal tools as needed.
  • Lead software evaluation and ensure proper resources according to company priorities
  • Foster a supportive, collaborative, feedback-oriented culture across teams
  • Participate with senior managers across the company to establish strategic plans and objectives.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Highly organized and proven ability to oversee projects from conception to implementation
  • Process thinker and proven project management skills
  • Big picture thinking while also being detail-oriented
  • Operation and uptime focus
  • Proven understanding in operational efficiency of computer systems
  • Proven track record leading and driving projects, teams, and initiatives

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, technology or related field, unless candidate has proven successful with related and relevant work experience.

Work Environment

This position will be located at Airscout’s office in the Research Park at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  The majority of working hours is in an office setting, either working independently or meeting with team members. Local and regional travel to visit satellite offices may be required.

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