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Reference Number: PR 0003596

Manager, DevOps

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


The DevOps Manager will engage and work collaboratively with business and IT stakeholders across product and project teams. This individual will be comfortable leading by example and will serve as the champion for DevOps principles across the enterprise. This role includes responsibilities for guiding continued innovation and implementing strategies for increasing quality and velocity of organizational change. The Manager oversees an offshore team that performs root cause analysis for issues as well as proposes and develops preventative measures. Works closely with internal IT and business partners, to identify requirements and to design appropriate environments. Ensures ongoing operations, data integrity, and SLAs are met for all environments including SOX and PCI auditing requirements. The position will define standards and best practices to create DevOps reference architectures for implementation by engineering and application teams.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Manage all aspects of hybrid-cloud environments and technology automation, with focus on continuous operations and new server creation in Amazon Web Services and on-premise compute resources. Ensure systems are well-engineered and effectively integrated into the company’s various IT service offerings. Implement systems/services which ensures high system availability and maximizes usage of all Information Technology resources.
  • Lead future DevOps strategies and directions that enable faster value delivery using Lean-Agile principles and practices.
  • Work with IT, business groups, and partners to define requirements used to design solutions. Lead vendor management and strategic partnership development.
  • Ensure all monitoring, and dashboards, and processes are in place to meet SLAs.

This position will be based at The Wendy's Company headquarters in Dublin, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • 5-7 years of experience strong Linux administration skills, experience with IT Security practices.
  • 5-7 years of experience automating and orchestrating workloads on Public Clouds, preferably AWS – Cloud formation or Terraform.
  • Established proficiency in programming logic / application structure, including branching / merging strategies and semantic versioning.
  • Proficient with CI/CD pipeline development, technical implementation, and ongoing management.
  • Proven technical track record with DevOps practices and infrastructure-as-code automation, using technologies such as: Python scripting, GitLab, Kubernetes, Cloud Formation, Terraform, Ansible, Salt.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex systems, deal with internal customers, demonstrate leadership, and work across departments.
  • Ability to contribute toward the development and evolution of DevOps practices.
  • Experience with Agile / Lean methodologies, specifically knowledge of and experience with the Scaled Agile Framework for enterprise, with a focus on enterprise DevOps practices.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred but not required; relevant industry experience acceptable.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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