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Sr DevOps Manager

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Position Description

Technical, people leadership coupled with deep hands-on experience in DevOps is a must for this position. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience with scalable, high-quality Platform as a Service and ability to manage the latest elastic data infrastructure. Further, the candidate will be passionate about managing high performance teams and practice servant leadership.


The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Lead, manage, mentor and provide the technical vision for the Platform Services team

Develop goals, strategies, and initiatives across the team in alignment with strategic objectives

Help build reliable, repeatable processes

Coordinate operational activities amongst multiple groups of stakeholders, both technical & non-technical

Plan and execute projects in support of corporate and team goals, ensuring delivery with high quality, on time, and within budget

Manage stakeholder communications and escalations during production incidents

Coordinate the problem management process in order to get to the root cause of issues

Hire, develop, and retain a high performing team

Evaluate and stay current on technology and industry trends

Develop and apply best practices of CI/CD- Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (puppet/chef/ansible)

Develop and implement industry standard DevOps policies and DevOps procedures.

Provide Executive Management with metrics and other reporting materials for the executive team.

Partner with strategic planning groups to provide future technologies direction that fits executive vision.

Work with multiple in-house external Software Configuration Management (SCM) teams enterprise-wide to assist in new architectural needs and optimize existing environments to improve workflow and productivity

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    


5 years of senior level management experience in a large-scale production environment.

Strong understanding of development workflow and process.

Strong understanding of quality assurance methodologies, workflow, and process.

Deep understanding of centralized (n-tier),decentralized (client/server), and Cloud Native environment models.

Deep understanding of database management, database server clustering and database instance management.

Extensive experience using virtualization technologies to enhance velocity of pre-production lifecycle environment.

Experience in: Configuration management tools, monitoring, deployment automation, and orchestration tools ({Puppet,Ansible,Zabbix,NewRelic,OpsGenie,Splunk,Jenkins, Docker, Artifactory etc.)

Expertise in building scalable, high performance teams that support entire pre-production lifecycle.

Strong presentation and leadership skills

Strong technical leadership skills

Proven people manager able to achieve strategic initiatives on time and under budget for large enterprise organizations

About Information Technology

The Information Technology Department designs, develops and maintains software programs required to keep DaVita on the leading edge of medical technology. DaVita's Information Technology Department has both clinic facing and non-clinic facing subgroups that provide our clinician teammates the tools to provide quality patient care. DaVita IT utilizes designers, developers, system architects, project managers, application architects, nurses, trainers and many more professionals to incorporate the technology needs of our clinicians, business and physician customers.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Sr DevOps Manager
  • Job Function: Information Technology
  • Location: 2000 16th Street, Denver, Colorado