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Director – Cloud Engineering

Posted on 5/15/2024

Cars Commerce

Cars Commerce

1,001-5,000 employees

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$170.8k - $213.5kAnnually

+ 401(k) with company match + Employee Stock Purchase Program


Remote in USA

DevOps & Infrastructure
Platform Engineering
Cloud Engineering
Required Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, related degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of technical experience
  • 5+ years of progressive people management experience in cloud native technologies
  • Extensive experience working in Cloud Native environments, specifically AWS
  • Strong familiarity with AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Previous AWS Cloud architecture experience
  • Experience with multi-account systems architecture and best practices
  • Previous vendor contracts negotiation experience
  • Experience leading multiple teams, managing many levels of leaders and individual contributors
  • Experience with FinOps solutions and establishing related governance programs
  • Experience leading Cloud teams and projects in the Data space
  • Extensive experience using modern monitoring tools (Cloudwatch, DataDog, etc) and establishing metrics, monitoring, alarming, and dashboards
  • Extensive experience managing change management practices, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to author documentation for all levels of stakeholders
  • Experience managing and establishing automated controls for 3rd party audits (SOX, SOC-II, etc)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, DevOps, SRE concepts and best practices
  • Experience implementing software delivery process such as Agile across multiple teams or organizations
  • Hands-on experience with modern programming languages
  • Extensive experience building Cloud native Software solutions and platforms
  • Previous examples of success establishing incident and security response processes
  • Ability and willingness to manage ambiguity i.e., help shape solutions and prioritize deliverables to align with the Company’s vision.
  • Create and Communicate a Vision for how Cloud enables Product development and the Business to move quickly and efficiently
  • Lead a complex cloud infrastructure organization supporting core products, recent acquisitions, and legacy infrastructure systems
  • Lead by example to establish a culture of technical expertise and operational accountability
  • Sponsor and support cloud governance initiatives, establishing standards, cost monitoring, and security/compliance efforts
  • Identify and prioritize technical initiatives to align and integrate with business goals
  • Add transparency mechanisms for stakeholders into the priorities and activities of our Cloud organization
  • Solicit requirements from collaborators and foster excellent communication with stakeholders
  • Hire, coach, and manage diverse teams with varying skill sets and experience
  • Establish training standards and performance expectations for leaders and individual contributors
  • Be an ambassador of Cars Commerce's Core Values
  • On-call escalation participation as needed.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois