Now Optics

Director of Cloud Engineering

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IT Palm Springs, FL (Support Center)


Reports to: VP of IT

Location: Corporate Support Center - Palm Spring, Florida 

Company Overview:

Now Optics is a leader in the eye care industry. Its retail brands, My Eyelab and Stanton Optical, are amongst the fastest-growing, full-service retail optical centers throughout the country. The company continues to expand its retail footprint with over 280 corporate and franchise locations while delivering affordable eye care services and providing a fast and friendly customer experience. The company consistently ranks among the largest optical retailers in the country by Vision Monday. It’s important to us that every team member shares our Vision, Mission and Values.

Vision: Modernizing the eye care experience for all people.

Mission: Making eye care easy.

Values: iCARE

Integrity: We see integrity as building a foundation of trust with our customers, employees and stakeholders by communicating honestly, ensuring consistency and delivering on our commitments. 

Collaboration: We see collaboration as combining the talents of a diverse group, offering proactive communication and being open-minded to new ideas.

Accountability: We see accountability as taking initiative, delivering our best in all we do, accepting responsibility for our actions and taking ownership of results. 

Respect: We see respect as prioritizing human relationships, being present, connecting with transparency and empathy. 

Empowerment: We see empowerment as making purpose-driven decisions to support the company vision, showing appreciation for others, and taking care of the individuals we serve.


Job Profile and Objectives

We are looking for someone who has a passion for DevSecOps principles and best practices, has a deep understanding of advanced automation toolsets for CI/CD infrastructure, and the ability to lead and provide direction in a continuously changing and competitive technology landscape.  The right candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their leadership skills but will also be the technical and security advisor for the department.  Cultural fit is a must, as you will need to be self-motivated, a critical thinker, data-driven, results oriented, with a focus on delivering outstanding user experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be the subject matter expert and evangelist of DevSecOps best practices & principles across the organization. 
  • Increase the efficiency, agility, and security of our DevOps team by improving processes and reducing technical debt, and securing our pipelines.
  • Build and deliver self-service platforms that create environments, test and deploy code, advance our CI/CD infrastructure to help reach our deployment goals.
  • Help to advance collaboration between DevOps & various Development teams to improve communication and overall productivity across the organization.
  • Mentor team members, who are at various levels of their careers, to increase their skills, abilities, knowledge, and foster overall growth.
  • Work closely with Operations Leadership to properly translate solutions into engineering and operational activities and tasks.
  • Works with Program Management to provide estimates, timelines, project plans and status reports to the rest of the organization for DevOps related projects.
  • Manage a team of IT engineers.


Education & Experience

  •  BS or MS in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience building large and geographically dispersed infrastructure supporting business-critical cloud services.
  •  8+ years of demonstrated ability in DevOps, Infrastructure Delivery, and technical operations
  • 7+ years of people management and team leadership experience including headcount planning and developing strong and motivated teams.

Skills & Requirements

  •  Comfortable leading discussions with upper management and have experience tailoring the level of technical details to suit the audience
  • Out-of-the-box independent thinker who can initiate and establish working procedures
  • Enthusiastic, engaging and creative leader with the ability to inspire others. Demonstrate the ability to manage internal and external resources in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Possess exceptional coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Comfortable leading discussions with upper management and have experience tailoring the level of technical details to suit the audience.


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