IT Director/Operations Manager (North Austin, TX)

IT Director/Operations Manager
North Austin, TX

IT Director/Operations Manager position is available with the Site Engineering Center of a very successful startup, receiving funding from two major brand-name companies.  The ideal candidate for this position is motivated by the initiative to find solutions and solve complex problems in a commerce-related environment.  This is a technical leadership role for an highly practiced individual that can clearly communicate and lead a team of Engineers in high velocity and stressful situations.


  • Technical Leader:
    • advanced script, tools, automation, improvements, restoration
  • Prevent/Solve site incidents with unstable systems and components
  • Work independently and with Team Members (Architecture, Engineering, and Operations)
  • Drive restoration issues
  • Build/Manage/Mentor cross-functional (shift model) Engineer Teams
  • Build/Test tools and features
  • Windows Systems Administration
  • Analyze/Design


  • Linux/UNIX Environment:
    • operating system internals
    • file system structures
    • machine architectures
  • Hands On expertise:
    • core/large technologies
    • distributed systems (cloud computing, web services, multi-tier serving architectures)
  • Incident/Crisis Management
  • Automation/DevOps
  • Windows Systems Admin
  • High Transaction Customer Facing Systems
  • Night/Day Availability
  • Networking, Unix, Windows, VMWare, Storage Technologies, Load balancers, Mail, DNS, TCP/IP and SAN
  • (Oracle preferred), Apache, HTTP/HTML, XML and Java (preferred)
  • Experience building:
    • Automated Infrastructure
    • Site-reliability engineering/network operations centers (big plus!)
  • Open Source Software (preferred)