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Sr. Mgr., Operations -Digital Solutions in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2018

Job Description


Company Description  

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.


Job Description  

We are seeking an experienced leader to manage a team of Operations Engineers and offshore teams who are responsible for continuity of operations for a suite of web and digital Software / IT applications. This includes all aspects of troubleshooting, analyzing and working with development/project teams in developing code fixes for service impacting issues.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The quality, availability and performance of multiple technologies mostly providing external customer facing services
  •  Work closely with the project team members to ensure controlled application releases to test  production environments
  • Strive for automation and continuous improvement of the current infrastructure configuration.
  • Drive automation of Test Cases to expedite regression testing
  • Industry experience managing service-oriented architectures with high availability and performance.
  • Identify, analyze, coordinate, and resolve environment and infrastructure needs to ensure a smooth running application.
  • Leverage hands-on engineering skills to maintain the solution, fixing critical issues and ensure high availability.
  • Oversee the coordination, integration, and flow of development, testing, and deployment to support continuous delivery.
  • Proactively identify potential application issues performance bottlenecks, platform stability issues and recommend and implement solutions.
  • Develop performance and reliability tests used to enhance throughput and availability.
  • Define and design the monitoring capabilities, tools, automation, and processes for proactive monitoring and stability of the platform
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies to improve the infrastructure.
  • Liaise with other technical teams (i.e. operations, security, development, networking, IT Management, etc.) as well assist in joint Projects.
  • Plan, organize and document complex system design activities. 
  • Ensure System configuration is consistent with institutional policies/procedures. 

Qualifications  
  • 7 or more years of working experience in server administration and software development. 
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Experience leading/managing and mentoring a team of DevOps professionals. 
  • Experience with programming languages like, Python, Bash, Perl, JavaScript, Powershell. 
  • Deep understanding of and extensive experience with configuration management, Continuous Integration, and other DevOps tool. 
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
  • Knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (Windows Server and Linux/Unix), current equipment and technologies in use, system performance monitoring tools, and good knowledge and extensive experience with Windows Server and IIS. 
  • Strong understanding of Networking fundamentals TCP/IP, Firewalls, Load Balanacers, DMZ’s and routing and switching protocols.
  • Experience with Web server farms, load balancing, and high availability technologies (Netscaler ADC and/or F5)
  • Strong knowledge of SSL Certificates and Certificate Management
  • Understanding application layer protocols, (http, soap, dns, smtp, snmp, ssh, tls/ssl, etc.). 
  • Knowledge and experience with web servers such as IIS, Apache; proxies and Web Application Firewalls.
  • Experience supporting .NET and Sitecore based applications; with databases such as MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle
  • Knowledge of API management and proxy technologies; versioning tools such as subversion and Github; configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef and Ansible; cloud providers Microsoft Azure and AWS. 
  • Security experience would also be a significant benefit. 
  • Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing to peers, senior management, and other non-technical personnel. 
  • Perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively. 
  • Ability to work on multiple IT projects, as well as manage day to day operations. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working in Agile methodology.

Additional Information  

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.