Manager Operations Optimisation (DevOps)

Published: 17th August 2022 Closing Date: 30th September 2022

Operations Manager Optimisaion (DevOps)

Do you have the leadership to manage effectively and achieve in a matrix organization?

Are you motivated by seeing how your work makes a difference to product delivery and customer outcomes?


About our Team

Our team focuses on building an integrated, social, and personal toolset that delivers value to researchers and research institutions. We combine the traditional strengths of our publishing knowledge to achieve leading-edge technology innovations. We focus on supporting our customers and providing solutions for any of their challenges or requirements.


About the Role

You will lead part of the Central Technology, Infrastructure, and Operations team extensively using cloud and software construction technologies. You will be responsible for the development of an efficient community of engineering excellence. You will be responsible for driving technical excellence and ensuring that Research Technology products are effectively managed and governed in line with corporate policy.



·       Ensuring appropriate reporting of the health state of the Research Technology products

·       Executing initiatives to effectively control cost, optimise security, reliability, and availability

·       Finding creative ways to encourage high performance, and working with teams to remove barriers to their success

·       Encourage new ideas from teams to foster improvements through innovations, empowering and engaging them in strategic decisions

·       Supporting the goal to transition to Site Reliability Engineering practices, and platform focused technologies



·       Show knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud environments and services

·       Show knowledge of software engineering from development, CI/CD pipeline engineering, security best practices to agile methodologies

·       Be a natural communicator, with an ability to engage, influence stakeholders and present technical content to a range of audiences

·       Have great problem-solving skills, and the ability to bring together teams to collaborate in resolving incidents

·       Think critically and creatively, determine appropriate resources for the resolution of problems, and have organizational and planning skills


Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, family leave and tuition reimbursement, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and long-term goals.


·       Working remotely from home and at our office in a hybrid working style

·       Working flexible hours – flexing the times you work in the day


Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.


Working for you

At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

·       Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days

·       Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits

·       Wellbeing programs

·       Life assurance

·       Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme

·       Long service awards

·       Save As You Earn share option scheme

·       Travel Season ticket loan

·       Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave

·       Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children

·       RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you

·       Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer

·       Access to extensive learning and development resources

·       Access to employee discounts via Perks at Work


About Us

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.


Join Us

Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.



  • Company: Elsevier
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None