Direct Client Requirement for Sr Manager - Database

  • Kairos,
  • Remote or Dallas, TX
  • 51 minutes ago
Full Time, Part Time, Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent

Job Description

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Location : Dallas, TX ------- Onsite / Hybrid

Duration : Long term

Job Title: Senior Manager - Database Engineering (DevSecOps)

About this job :

We are seeking a Senior Manager, Database Engineering (DevSecOps) who is passionate about delivering technology products and platforms across the organization. The Senior Technology Manager's primary responsibility is to partner with their business areas and provide technology solutions and services that help deliver Client strategic mission and plans. This includes development of long and short-term technology solutions that address business goals and deliver improved profitability, efficiency, and an unrivaled customer experience.

Essential Responsibilities

Lead a portfolio of diverse Database technology projects and a team of technologist and

developers with deep experience in Database technologies to create solutions that help

meet needs for the company

Share your passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with, and learning new

technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, mentoring other

members of the engineering community, and from time to time, be asked to code or

evaluate code

Collaborate with business partners and deliver robust technology solutions that drive

powerful experiences to help millions of CarMax customers get into their dream car!

Design and implement a security first approach to all new design and architecture to truly

build a DevSecOps Team

Identify the appropriate goals for the teams, prioritizing objectives and provide a holistic

approach to solution recommendations that includes ROI, time to market, scalability as

well as alternative recommendations

Create clear role expectations and develop associates to reach their full potential

understand their goals and needs, partner in their development, provide advice, feedback,

training, and advocacy


Continue to grow one's knowledge base and stay current with industry trends while also

formulating a technology plan for each business area based on in-depth understanding of

the current business needs and their future direction

Purpose of the role :

The Senior Manager for Database Engineering will lead a team of advanced and entry level engineers to help enable Cloud Journey using a security first approach. As a leader within the organization, you will be results-oriented, data-driven, and have a proven track record in influencing outcomes without direct decision-making authority. The Senior Manager will not only be responsible for short-term and long-term project/strategy planning but will directly influence the technology journey within. The Senior Manager will be comfortable guiding teams to build a robust technology environment and be passionate about availability and security. Internal Use Only The Senior Manager will lead a team of associates by setting performance standards and motivating associates to perform quality work. The Senior Manager is responsible for identifying high performing talent, gaps in talent, and train and develops associates to close the gaps. The Manager mentors and develops future leaders in courageous leadership, associate development, and communication skills

Basic Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,

and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Senior technical thought leader focused on Databases who is recognized across the

enterprise and in the industry for their innovation and contributions

Passionate about information technology

Persuasive communicator able to explain complex or intangible concepts to stakeholders

at all levels

Good listener weighs input from multiple perspectives when forming opinions and


Collaborative and team-oriented work approach

Experience gaining consensus among a large, diverse group of stakeholders

Able to easily motivate and inspire team members, peers, stakeholders, and executives

Innovative; thinks beyond boundaries

Analytical; solves problems at root cause and prioritizes effectively

Continuous learner and improvement mentality; never satisfied

Comfortable speaking to large audiences and executives

Flexible and open-minded; proactively seeks input from others

Entrepreneurial drive and spirit; enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

Handles constructive criticism with ease; adapts easily and efficiently to change

10+ years of relevant work experience across a broad spectrum of classic and emerging

database technologies and features

5 years of experience working with cross functional teams

3+ years' experience managing direct reports

Preferred Qualifications

15+ years of relevant work experience across a broad spectrum of classic and emerging

database technologies and features

Mastery over database security, backups, high availability, disaster recovery, resiliency,

observability, and performance

Subject matter expert in the context of database configuration for everything related to

infrastructure, including servers, virtualization, storage, networking, firewalls

Internal Use Only

Hands-on experience designing and operating mission critical database systems at scale

across public cloud and multiple datacenters that have regulatory and compliance


Experience working with various database technologies including SQL Server, SAP ASE

(Sybase), Oracle, Azure SQLDB, CosmosDB, MongoDB

Ability to identify and recommend opportunities for automation and continuous

improvement. Master in CI/CD pipelines using tools such as GitHub, Ansible, Liquibase,

Azure DevOps (VSTS), Team City, to deploy and automate database processes. Ancillary

database tool creation using modern coding languages (Java, C#, Python, etc.)

Deep level expertise with scripting and automation across both Windows and Linux

operating systems

Ability to translate strategy into deliverable tasks

Provide deep level expertise and resolve issues during technical escalations. Detailed

documentation and regular knowledge sharing in areas of expertise

Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal communication skills who understands how to

communicate at all levels of an organization

Extreme ownership, customer service, and a fearless technical leader who is a role[1]model for other associates in the organization

Laxman Andoli | Lead TAG | Kairos Technologies Inc

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Dice Id : 90879415
Position Id : KTL - 6068-5070
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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