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Custom data solutions to help make sense and leverage your data

DevOps Manager

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Come join our vibrant, hard-working, and fast-growing company as a DevOps Engineering Manager (India)!

What do we do as a company?
Alation is building a data-fluent world by changing the way people find, understand, and trust data. The first to bring a data catalog to market, Alation combines machine learning and human collaboration to bring confidence to data-driven decisions. More than 100 organizations, including the City of San Diego, eBay, Munich Re and Pfizer, leverage the Alation Data Catalog. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is funded by Costanoa Ventures, Data Collective, Harmony Partners, Icon Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Sapphire Ventures. For more information, visit alation.com.

Job Scope
Alation is seeking to hire a DevOps Manager to join our fast growing team in Chennai, India. The ideal candidate will be responsible for hands-on, technical management overseeing Alation’s DevOps India team in our Chennai (India) location. They will drive strategy, planning, design and development of on-demand systems such as Vertica, Netezza, HIve, Teradata, Tableau, Microstrategy, MongoDB, AWS S3, EMR, Azure Blob, Azure HDInsight, Cassandra, MapR, Redshift, SAPHana, SASVA, Greenplum and various RDBMS with SSL and Kerberos support (and many others).

As a part of the DevOps team, you will:
Drive the technical vision and roadmap for your DevOps team
Build the technical and cultural foundations of our engineering team
Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum team - lead Sprint and Project planning
Set the direction for your team, including guiding them through scaling and performance related challenges
Work closely with our InfoSec, Development and Product teams
Oversee project planning, design, milestone delivery and quality
Oversee CI/CD Jenkins pipeline
Provide infrastructure architecture advice to Development teams
Work closely with QA team to develop on-demand testing infrastructure
Manage procurement of software licenses
Drive the selection of tools and programming languages being used by the team.
You may be a perfect fit if you:
Have 3+ years of hands-on engineering management experience in an Agile environment
Have big data systems experience: Hadoop, Teradata, Vertica, etc... (this is a plus)
Have solid SCM(git) experience managing multiple branches and code review
Have hands-on Jenkins management with jobDSL
Are flexible to react to changing priorities and able to prioritize and deliver in a deadline driven environment
Knowledge of the data management, analytics, BI space (or able to learn about it deeply and quickly)
Have strong DevOps infrastructure automation experience across multiple clouds with scalable CI/CD
Have experience in cloud network and firewalls (this is a plus)
Possess a BS or MS in Computer Science or related field


More About Alation
Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Alation at a glance

Custom data solutions to help make sense and leverage your data

Alation focuses on Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Big Data. Their company has offices in Redwood City. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Alation has raised $82M of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2019.

You can view their website at http://alation.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.