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Manager, Enterprise Monitoring and Observability

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Manager, Enterprise Monitoring and Observability

Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to lead the Monitoring and Observability practice across the Pilot Company enterprise. The role will establish monitoring and observability, proactive solutions, alerting, automation, and site reliability for business-critical systems and platforms.

  1. Oversee, lead, and set priorities for the Monitoring and Observability team specifically focused on monitoring and observability, proactive solutions, alerting, automation, and site reliability
  2. Coach, train and develop direct reports (includes appraising job performance and conducting performance reviews)
  3. Lead team of site reliability engineers (SRE) to develop enterprise logging, metrics, and traces for business-critical systems as well as dashboards (visibility) for different levels of support
  4. Work with infrastructure, product, and support teams to define tools and strategy to ensure full observability, alerting, and proactive monitoring of business-critical systems
  5. Integrate full observability and proactive monitoring practice with ITSM Office to ensure tracking and timely communication of incidents, outages, and issues
  6. Collaborate with Business and IT stakeholders to define thresholds, SLAs, and runbooks and help proactively identify issues and drive down reoccurring incidents
  7. Lead oversight of third party vendors’ work to ensure vendors fulfill contractual commitments and statements of work
  8. Assist with monitoring events (e.g., warnings and exceptions) and identify routine activities and resolutions that can be automated to improve system efficiencies
  9. Serve as a subject matter expert and maintain knowledge of current industry trends and developing technologies
  10. Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  11. Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  12. Complete other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree or associate degree required; field of study in technology preferred
  • Minimum seven years’ experience in technology or related field required
  • Minimum one year’s experience managing people preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of ITSM/ITIL
  • Intermediate knowledge of Splunk/ITSI, AWS CloudWatch, APM (AppDynamics), SolarWinds, Grafana, Prometheus, or similar.
  • Working knowledge of service-oriented architecture (SOA), microservices, and/or API network design paradigm
  • Working knowledge of network protocols/technology, databases, and application servers and their roles in service delivery
  • Experience using cloud native technologies (Kubernetes, OpenTelemetry, GitHub) in a production environment
  • Ability to lead and motiviate team
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills for diagnosis, evaluation and resolution of complex problem situations
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently to determine the appropriate course of action for issues and incidents
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple responsiblities simultaneously
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to collaborate and build consensus within a team, fostering a positive atmosphere
  • Well organized with attention to detail
  • Travel required less than 5%
  • Role will require work outside or normal business hours, including nights and weekends to provide support as needed
  • General office work requiring sitting or standing for long periods of time, including on airplanes and in cars

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Posted: 5/2/2024

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: a06155dd-169a-4a55-853b-84c3e9e73d37