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Sr Director, Cloud Services at F5 Networks

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington





Job Description:

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Position Summary

Being transformative!  F5 Cloud Services is leading the charge in F5 to build a whole new class of services, build on the cloud, built for AppDev, DevOps, CISO, SecOps, and built to provide performance and security on any App, anywhere.  We need a transformative leader that can bring together a team to build the engineering framework, lifecycle, operations culture and deliver multiple new services every year.

This Sr Director of Cloud Service will be helping to scale a formative organization into a world class engineering organization that can build the team, Framework, foundation, operations and onboarding necessary for a whole company to scale up to delivering any of our value as a SaaS solution.

Overall, this role is a coach around engineering methodology, architecture, strategy, product and service lifecycle, team leadership, systemic engineering, holistic customer engagement and team health.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Lead a team through the creation of a SaaS engineering lifecycle, the scaling of it to support a dominate part of the business, creating the Service culture, operational discipline and customer obsessiveness that is necessary to take care of our customers

  • A strong perspective that drives change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems.

  • A servant leadership approach, who thinks about how their work makes all of our engineers' lives easier.

  • Ability to build a network inside and outside the company around SaaS/Cloud Services and AI that have a passion for building a company that will succeed for our customers.

  • The ability to balance big-picture product vision with an approach that provides clarity and specificity so teams can easily consume and deliver autonomously

  • Demonstrated success mentoring and coaching skills for teams and individuals particularly on transformations.

  • Great communication skills. Asking questions, listening, facilitating and arbitrating discussions, and presenting ideas to groups large and small are all things you are good at.

  • You understand how to deploy apps to the cloud, run them at scale, and integrate them with the rest of an ecosystem.

  • You understand how to build an ecosystem, design a global scalable infrastructure, develop great customer experiences for all aspects of SaaS offerings.

  • An understanding of SaaS, Cloud Services, distributed computing, microservices, large-scale computing solutions, Service lifecycle development, database architectures, IP networking, security, cloud scale performance, operations and compliance

  • Knowledge of cloud security, orchestration, management.

  • Experience with deploying and managing public and/or private clouds using AWS, Azure or GCP or similar infrastructure services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Strong leadership/mentoring abilities

  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams, including Mangers

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work with all levels of management and across all disciplines.

  • Ability to inspire others

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Experience developing and managing department budget(s).

  • Experience with all phase’s agile software lifecycle management

  • Experience developing strategies for a global market.

  • Willingness and ability to adapt to new processes, ideas, and concepts.


  • Ability to delegate.

  • Organized managerial work habits.

  • Demonstrated excellence in all written communications.

  • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table. 

  • Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.

Qualifications

8+ years of Software Engineering experience
3+ years of Effective Mature Agile Project Management
5+ years of Cloud Computing/SaaS Experience
5+ years managing a team of approx. 20+ Engineers and/or Managers
 

Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.





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