Full-Time

Capacity Planning Manager

Posted on 5/24/2024

DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud computing services for developers

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of combined relevant work experience in Capacity modeling, management, and analytics roles
  • Deep familiarity with key cloud infrastructure and their related capacity metrics, including a deep understanding and experience with compute and storage
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of technically inclined professionals and experience working in a cross-functional/matrix environment with many stakeholders
  • Experience with developing budgets and business cases related to cloud and storage technologies (e.g., capex requirements)
  • Experience finding creative solutions to time-sensitive analytical problems
  • The ability to manage multiple projects/tasks with differing deadlines
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the forecasting for all key Capacity and Usage metrics, including overseeing usage buffers
  • Work with Finance, Infrastructure, and Product on developing business cases for deploying additional Capex/expansions
  • Work with a team of data scientists and capacity modelers to build out long-term forecasts for data centers and translate this into budget recommendations
  • Provide longer-term insights into future strategy including issues like site selection, research and analysis for new markets, and replacing existing equipment
  • Monitor, manage, and investigate daily capacity changes, working with stakeholders to ensure staying ahead of any issues
  • Apprentice an existing team of capacity modelers and planners to continuously improve forecasting, automation, and tooling

DigitalOcean provides cloud computing services with predictable pricing, robust documentation, and scalability, catering to developers, startups, and small to medium-sized businesses. The company emphasizes simplicity, community, open source, and customer support to minimize infrastructure management and drive business growth.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

70%

Benefits

Remote-first

Full health coverage

Wellness coverage

Flexible vacation time

Team-building & social events

401(k) plans

ESPP

Education support

Partner support

Employee giving

INACTIVE