Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Cloud Efficiency
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To further optimize our cloud infrastructure, we are seeking an experienced and results-driven Senior Manager to lead Cloud Efficiency initiatives that enhance performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness of our cloud-based systems. You will lead a team building tools and processes to enhance efficiency in how we use all cloud infrastructure impacting every engineering team at SoFi. You will have opportunities to make a significant immediate impact on the success of the company while growing the team and members of the team. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for optimizing cloud efficiency and a proven track record in managing cloud-based systems, this role is for you.
What You’ll Do:
- Develop and execute strategic initiatives to optimize cloud infrastructure for efficiency, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
- Collaborate with leadership to align cloud efficiency strategies with overall business objectives.
- Build and inspire a team of cloud engineers, engineers, and specialists dedicated to maximizing the efficiency of our cloud environment.
- Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration with the cloud efficiency team.
- Develop and implement strategies to optimize cloud costs while maintaining performance and reliability.
- Monitor and analyze cloud expenses, providing recommendations for cost saving measures.
- Optimize resource utilization by implementing best practices for resource provisioning, allocation, and de-provisioning.
- Drive initiatives to enhance automation and streamline cloud workflows.
- Establish robust monitoring and reporting mechanisms to track cloud efficiency metrics.
- Provide regular updates and insights to leadership on the impact of efficiency initiatives.
What You’ll Need:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical field.
- Strong understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and tools.
- 6+ years of proven experience as a Software Development Manager or similar technical leadership role.
- Demonstrated experience in managing and leading software development teams, with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members to achieve high performance.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Proven experience in a leadership role focussed on optimizing cloud efficiency is a plus.