Sr. Director of SaaS Operations For Azure

Azure, Devops, SaaS, Leadership, SQL Server, AWS, hosting, operations, Sr. Director of SaaS Operations For Azure
Full Time, Permanent
$120K to $140K+bonus
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Job Description:  Sr. Director of SaaS Operations

The Opportunity:

Blacksmith Applications currently provides trade management software as a service to over 50 of the top manufacturers in the food service industry.  We have a fun and collaborative, business focused work environment.  We are profitable, growing rapidly and we provide 99.99% uptime to our customers.  We're located on the 495 beltway avoiding time-wasting commutes into Boston while providing excellent reverse commute possibilities.

We are seeking a capable hands-on leader to continue our successful operations for our existing customers while helping us modernize and migrate our infrastructure and SaaS practices. 

Specifically, we seek an outstanding professional to lead our SaaS Operations function, including:  1) transformation from a colocation hosting model to a Microsoft Azure-based model, 2) administration and improvement of our current production environments and 3) eventual leadership of several Devops initiatives such as automating our deployment practices.  We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated success in fast paced, growth environments.

We are in a period of rapid expansion and modernization and seek an individual with superior collaboration skills who can work with fellow team members to meet the highest industry standards for SaaS operations as the team grows. 


The successful candidate will have experience with:

  • SaaS based operations in Microsoft Azure, preferably including migration from a colocation or other hosting model to Microsoft Azure.
  • Extensive hands-on experience within a Microsoft Azure environment including:  establishing operations procedures, production monitoring, reporting, sizing, customer interfacing, and tuning and improving operations.
  • Support for management with planning, budgeting and reporting.
  • Network operations and security, firewalls, load balancers, and network diagnostics.
  • SSAE 16 SOC II Type 2 compliance.
  • Our current technology stack including:  Microsoft Windows, Internet Information Services (IIS) and SQL Server; ColdFusion;
  • Our development environment, including:  CVS, Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Cloud-based hosting technologies that we are implementing now:  Microsoft Azure
  • Successfully leading and managing a team.

He/she will have held a senior management role in SaaS/DevOps operations, including hands-on Azure system management, for 5-10 years with a proven record of successful multi-year transformation and operations initiatives.


  • BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, etc.  Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred.


If you feel you can help make the difference in the success of a growing technology company, please contact us.   We may have the correct position for you.


Posted By

Paul Cummings

One Union Street Lawrence, MA, 01840

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