Director of Operations

United States - Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Overview:
The Director of Operations position is for a highly motivated individual with a proven track record in FANATICAL support
Provide direct team leadership to supporting managers and coaching to an operations team charged with managing business operations
Expected to think 12-36 months out and strategically direct the team towards goals
Expected to lead by example
Works cross-functionally with other business leaders, and on business issues that affect and improve Rackspace as a company in addition to team goals
Exceptional management and people skills; the ability to engage and motivate staff
Responsible for all departmental personnel matters, including the hiring of skilled personnel, performance management, pay reviews, etc
Oversees pay administration and performance management system
Directs the activities of a broad functional area. Receives overall review of department performance

You Will:

  • Provides support, coaching and leadership to a team of highly skilled people in their pursuit of excellence
  • Manages monthly/quarterly/yearly goals
  • Sets strategic direction for team 18-36 months out
  • Prepares reports and keeps executive management informed of group strengths
  • Develops, establishes standards and procedures for the team
  • Ensures team training is adequate to meet customer demands
  • Experience in handling multiple tasks, and able to prioritize and highly varied work level in order to maintain required productivity levels

You Have:

  • Demonstrated mastery of manager role or possesses a minimum of 10 or more years working knowledge of a technology-based service-oriented industry as a people manager/leader
  • At least 6 years of developing and leading people and teams
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in running medium to large scale projects of varying complexities
  • Must have strong leadership, follow-up and customer service skills
  • Positive attitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work in order to maintain required productivity and service levels
  • High energy level and creative problem-solving abilities, coupled with a desire to manage a team of dynamic individuals
  • Excellent knowledge of company's objectives and strategies
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, decision making and communications skills
  • Uses skills as a seasoned experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways
  • Excellent knowledge of servers/computer hardware and software a plus- or an aptitude and desire to expand technical knowledge
  • Uses professional concepts; applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of complex issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibits excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent creative problem-solving abilities, coupled with a desire to take on responsibility

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's degree in business or computer science; master's degree in business or computer science preferred

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Job perks/benefits: Career development Team events
Job region(s): North America
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