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Ryder System Manager DevOps - Remote in Chicago, Illinois

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The Manager of DevOps will be responsible for building, implementing and operationalizing DevOps practices, processes and tool chain across the whole organization. Lead a team and collaborate with other IT and business teams to grow and evolve DevOps practices at Ryder. Lead the organization in assessing the DevOps readiness of the teams across the organization and assist in implementing specific activates to improve DevOps maturity. As the DevOps practice continues to grow the team will lead the organization in evolving the technology stack as well as the practices and standards. Lead the efforts to educate, socialize, promote, and communicate DevOps across the organization. Work side by side with the enterprise agile delivery team to scale DevOps practice across the organization. Influence and support the organizations DevOps strategy and roadmap. Lead the efforts on leveraging Cloud computing and services to automate the process of building, managing and provisioning through code. Work with operations team to scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation.


Lead DevOps initiatives and grow the DevOps culture across the organization

Lead the efforts on identifying, implementing and establishing DevOps technology stack and toolchain

Coach and mentor teams on DevOps practices and toolchain. Consistently communicate the value of DevOps across the organization

Provide services and technical oversight on CI/CD & DevOps related practices

Research and explore tools and practices to scale DevOps practice in the organization

Manages and reports on the location code (ASL) actual vs the budget, cost reduction etc. Plans, Designs, Coordinates, and Directs Requests for Capital Expenditures (RCEs)

Collaborate on DevOps strategy and roadmaps


PoC & Pilot CI/CD & DevOps related tools

Collaborating with DevOps vendors/providers to bring educational sessions and conduct workshops

Continuously integrate feedback into DevOps practice

Performs other duties as assigned


Bachelor's degree Business, Engineering, Technology or a relevant degree.

Master's degree Business, Engineering, Technology or a relevant degree preferred.


Ten (10) years or more experience Hands on experience building, implementing and operating technology solutions

Five (5) years or more experience Management and leadership experience

Three (3) years or more experience architecting, developing and deploying distributed and mission critical services to Hybrid environments

Two (2) years or more experience Direct Agile & DevOps experience


  • Experience with Source Control, code repository tools

  • Experience with Azure & AWS Cloud Services & subscription management

  • Experience with IaaS & CaaS

  • Experience with Monitoring & Log aggregation tools and frameworks

  • Experience with SQL & NoSQL databases

  • Experience with integration and API

  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, and influencing skills with ability to effectively work at all levels of the organization; strong verbal/communication skills and presentation abilities

  • Excellent facilitating talent and able to drive consensus involving technical and non-technical resources at varied levels experience and management

  • Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands

  • Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  • Situational awareness: notice differences and issues as they arise and escalate as appropriate.

  • Continual improvement: always growing ones craft, learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team.

  • Conflict resolution: facilitate discussion and alternatives or different approaches.

  • Attitude of empowerment and transparency: enable a team to become self-directed, willing to share information, collaborate, and engage in crucial conversations.

  • Disruptor: willing to challenge the status quo and existing processes with alternative solutions that are conducive to our transformation strategy.

  • Flexible: ability to shift to the role or tasks needed for each situational transformation. Ability to 'get the job done' regardless of role definition.


Knowledge of automated provisioning tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible

Knowledge of Azure & AWS Cloud computing platforms

Knowledge of Visual Studio & Git

Knowledge of Elk/Splunk

Applicants from California, Colorado, New Jersey, New York City, and Washington:

Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market

data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or

certifications, etc.

The salary for this position ranges from $100,000.00 to $130,000.00. Employees may also be eligible to receive an annual bonus, as applicable.

Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,

prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as

paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan

Job Category: Enterprise Architecture

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