DevOps Team Lead

Posted Aug 6

Sherpany is the Swiss market leader for meeting management software. Since its founding in 2011, it has pursued the goal of creating a world in which every meeting counts. Over 300 European companies and 12,000 decision-makers are already using Sherpany with the aim of making their business relevant meetings more productive and thereby increasing corporate success. According to a jury of international investors, Sherpany is one of the best scale-ups in Switzerland with the potential to become a unicorn. Sherpany employs over 150 people in six locations in Europe and remotely in 19 countries around the world.

Your mission: 

In this role you are part of our Product team of 50 professionals such as Devops, Frontend & Backend Developers, UX & UI Specialists and Product Owners. You work 100% on mission critical projects from the first day on. 

You will lead Sherpany's DevOps team to provide a best-in-class experience to both our customers and internal teams. We put a lot of attention to the uptime, quality, security, and our users but we are not afraid to experiment and fail fast.

We have people from all around the world - from Indonesia, through Europe to the U.S.A. so you can work from any place in the world you wish.

What you will be doing: 

  • Lead an international team of 4 DevOps and support their development within the organization
  • Supporting the team in day-to-day operations
  • Ultimately responsible for Sherpany's product infrastructure
  • Maintain complex distributed systems with changing requirements and being responsible for overall responsiveness and availability of all endpoints
  • Ensuring a stable change life cycle management and constantly adjusting to the product teams' needs
  • Drive and enable DevOps practices across an organization
  • Designing architecture for new requirements and implementation thereof
  • Manage various stakeholders and vendors
  • Doing regular (internal and external) security assessments and assisting on company audits
  • Controlling of assigned budgets

What we will love about you:

  • Experience in successfully leading a team (international environment is a plus)
  • Past experience running un-managed kubernetes clusters
  • Demonstrable knowledge of highly available applications/systems
  • Being an open-source enthusiast

Your mindset:

  • you are a self-starter with a high level of attention to detail 
  • you have a „get-it-done“ attitude and always aim for the best possible solutions
  • you appreciate working in a team with highly motivated and driven people 
  • comfortable with regular context switches to unblock your team and communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • able to stake out short, mid and long-term tasks based on a (multi-) yearly roadmap and assign appropriate priorities

What you'll love about us:

We offer you a varied range of responsibilities and opportunities in an area that strikes a chord with the markets and becomes ever more important with increasing digitalization and the dissemination of Cloud/SaaS solutions. 

  • You are part of an international company with a flat hierarchy, in which you can take a lot of responsibility and your ideas are always welcome
  • In order to maintain your work-life balance, we offer flexible working hours, home office and/or remote-working
  • Your personal and professional development is important to us which is why we offer financial support for further education, training etc.
  • We work with modern Apple products
  • Last but not least: Our corporate culture means a lot to us, which is why we organize regular team events and cultivate a value-driven cooperation

Our recruiting process:

  1. Send your online application
  2. First interview with our Talent Acquisition Specialist 
  3. Interview with one of our Squad Leads
  4. Show us your skills in a Technical Challenge 
  5. Final interview: Get to know the team 
  6. Offer

Looking forward to having you on our team soon!