DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga

Tech Operations Manager (m/f/d)

To support and continue the successful development of the company, we need you to join us at our Cologne location.

Working closely with other teams such as Product Management, Software Development, Business Analytics and Content teams, you’ll provide leadership for the AWS based cloud operations of the DFL’s products and services

What you can expect from the playing field:
• Maintain good performance (speed, uptime, security, cost) of all of DFL´s core products and services
• Manage a team of both internal colleagues and external suppliers, SaaS and contract developers/operators
• Work with QA and software teams to help define delivery process and workflows
• Utilise key data from monitoring systems, user tracking, operational performance, functional compliance, product performance metrics to inform on the overall performance
• of our products in a meaningful measurable way
• Communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation to inform on operational management
• Recognise opportunities for learning and improvement of products and services
• Collaborate with other teams to improve technical excellence
• Build solutions to measure system and product performance

What you should have in your kit bag:
• At least 3 years working in the operations area
• Experience with at least one cloud solutions provider such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
• Development experience with Java, JavaScript / NodeJS or other similar languages
• Experience in Application Performance Management (APM) tools like Instana, New Relic or AppDynamics
• Experience with Linux
• Expertise in operations monitoring
• Proven experience communicating across teams, departments and suppliers
• Understanding of Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment
• Understanding of internet security
• Knowledge of Docker based containerization of software
• Knowledge of Microservice architecture
• Experience in agile product development
• Fluent in written and spoken English

Apart from being a fan of sport in general and the digital world in particular, you need to bring the following attributes to the role:
• High motivation to achieve outstanding results
• Hands-on mentality and a love of developing your own ideas and putting them into practice
• Strong organisational skills
• Team player

We offer:
• A workplace in the Bundesliga environment
• Exciting and diverse tasks in a growing area
• The opportunity to work autonomously in an international organisation
• A modern office space
• Daily fruit basket
• Free water, coffee and tea
• Relocation Service (optional)
• on-the-job and off-the job trainings (optional)
• Discounts on f.e. fitness club, banks

This role has an initial fixed term of 2 years.

All of this sound like you and you are the right fit for us? Maybe you are looking for a career change with everything we need in your kit bag?

Then apply for this role, sending all of your documentation, including your potential start date and salary expectations, by email only to: