Cloud Engineering Manager

  • Germany
  • $150,000 - $190,000 annually

Contrast Security

Contrast Security Named One of the Hottest Cybersecurity Companies in the 2024 Citizens JMP Securities LLC Cyber 66 Report 
Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast’s patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.
About the Position
As the Cloud Engineering team leader, you will be responsible for the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Contrast Production services and the team that keeps them up and running.
Your team is skilled in cloud-based infrastructure, Linux systems, automation, monitoring, and telemetry. We are searching for you who are skilled in operating such a team and have the technical abilities to architect and set future cloud strategy for us.
You will work with the team to foster an environment of innovation and frequent minor changes to production systems. You will collaborate with the team to build a process that benefits Cloud Engineering, its sister teams, and its larger stakeholder group.
Ideal candidates understand the job of collaborating with a wider group to organize around problems, define outcomes, plan achievement, and execute. You know that failure is not an option; rather, it is a requirement, and you build safe spaces for the innovation and risk-taking necessary to learn quickly and iterate towards key outcomes.
  • Operate a distributed high-performing team
  • Foster continued improvement in people, process, and product
  • Lead, coach, and support team in work definition and planning. You will function as the team’s product owner. You have technical ability to look ahead of the technical stacks and guide the team to stay current with the industry trend
  • Lead and coach the team in delivering the planned work, functioning as the team’s project manager
  • Relentlessly streamline the process to limit unplanned work. You are the key enabler for the constant reduction of toil
  • Facilitate team’s regular ceremonies. You will be your team’s scrum master
  • Collaborate with peers and take the lead to assure stakeholder involvement and project outcomes.
  • Take a key role in incident response as an escalation point for command, communication, or scribing functions and continually improve the SRE program
  • Assume all human resource responsibilities for team members both full-time and contract
  • Manage cost and renewal associated with third-party tool
  • Qualifications
  • You engineer great teams.
  • You are transparent – especially when you have made a mistake
  • You operate through just enough processes and seek to scale your team through judicious trial and error of process interfaces from team to team
  • You look for trouble, define it, and manage it. You ask for help before you get in over your head
  • Your technical background is deep enough to facilitate conversations in the team and represent team interests outside the team
  • You understand the collaborative nature of development, security, and operations and seek to foster better inter-team communication at all levels
  • You don’t have all the answers, but you know how to ask questions that motivate high-performing individuals to collaborate to obtain them
  • You are familiar with a compliance framework like SOC 2
  • You have 8+ years in technology with at least five as a Cloud Engineer, DevOps, or SRE role. You have a solid understanding of Agile and DevOps best practices
  • You have at least two years of managing a high-performing team in a distributed environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • What We Offer
    Salary and Other Compensation
    This position’s standard base pay range is $150,000 – $190,000 annually. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.
    Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Transit, and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Holidays.
    The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
    We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.  
    We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
    If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
    Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
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