Vice President of SaaSOps

$ 200k USD/year  $ 100 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

We are looking for an experienced Senior SaaSOps Leader, who brings outstanding managerial, technical and hands-on capabilities to run a cloud-based infrastructure within a multi-million-dollar revenue enterprise with SaaS products.

The VP of SaaSOps should have the ability to multi-task, be organized to meet tight deadlines, ensure availability and uptime, and be extremely process focused to excel in a fast paced environment.

As a senior leader, you will be responsible for building and managing high-performance teams, running deep dives to resolve blockers and ensure the teams are delivering on daily tasks outlined in the weekly targets.





 
 
Why Crossover?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
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The Vice President of SaaSOps will be expected to ensure the availability, uptime and cost optimization of our high-quality products. You should have an always-on mentality, a passion for metrics-driven decisions, and a desire to execute drastically differentiated technical operations processes using cutting edge technologies.

You will be responsible for building out a globally dispersed technical operation using distributed teams and an ultra-efficient application hosting infrastructure. We have a set of SaaSOps processes and activities already in place. Your first priority will be to scale these activities – while continuing to meet tight, daily SLAs. Priority two will focus on long-term planning to drive continual improvement.

At Crossover, we set high-quality bars and push for constant improvements, the Vice President SaaSOps activities will include:

  • Running deep-dives into weekly metrics and escalations

  • The building, developing, engaging and coaching a team from a global talent pool

  • Leading meetings to communicate team updates, process changes, and improvements

  • Leveraging your broad Technical Operations Management experience to raise the level of the team performance in an atypical fast paced environment

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages all customer-facing and internally focused SaaSOps product environments and service delivery activities

Develops metrics to enable effective measurement of key performance indicators

Develops and manages quarterly SaaSOps budget

Develops long-range staffing and resource planning for organic and inorganic growth

Develops, maintains and executes a clear integration playbook for SaaSOps inherited from future acquisitions

Establish world-class standards and technical operations to deliver consistent, high-quality products across dispersed, global teams

Implement operations management strategies to achieve world-class productivity and cost efficiency

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (MS or Ph.D. preferred) is absolutely mandatory

+15 years of experience in IT Operations Management

At least 3 years of SaaS Ops/Tech Ops/Infrastructure Ops/DevOps experience

+3 years of experience managing Cloud Infrastructure Organizations (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS Ops)

Proven leadership experience of building and managing globally dispersed teams with a size of 50+ heads

Experience with high-end enterprise systems deployed in environments of Global 100 corporation complexity with millions of users

Cloud-based hosting experience with Amazon EC2 a significant plus

Experience with/or knowledge of CRM tools for tracking case/ticket lifecycle and KPI reporting

International experience

Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world. We do a lot of Skype and video conferencing

Good proficiency in English language

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

Our investment in you begins with an initial 30 day paid training program.

You will learn valuable fundamental skills around how to interview subject matter experts, determine which ideas are most important, and simplify these in writing as concise technical decisions. We build on these skills throughout the training and learn to combine them effectively to create applicable product specifications. And finally, you will tackle a capstone project under real-world working conditions.

Throughout your training, you will get daily feedback to accelerate learning and growth far beyond typical classrooms or training programs.

Our curriculum includes a number of bite-sized training videos where we explain how we design great software. Here’s an example where we show you how to make and validate Important Technical Decisions.

 
 
 
 
ONLINE HIRING EVENT



A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.

 
 
 
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