Director, DevOps & Infrastructure Center of Excellence – Sapphire Ventures



In addition to capital, Sapphire Venture offers worldwide access to a powerful platform of business development opportunity and operational support via our Portfolio Growth unit that uniquely serves companies ready to scale.  Sapphire’s Portfolio Growth (PG) team is composed of a global team of seasoned professionals who provide value to Sapphire portfolio companies across business development, talent, marketing and capital markets. The PG group is a central pillar of how Sapphire Ventures differentiates itself as an investor and adds value to rapidly-scaling VC-backed startups.

Specifically, Sapphire’s PG team has built an exclusive customer network of digital CXO executives (CIOs, CTOs, Chief Digital Officers, etc.) across industries that we extensively leverage to help our portfolio companies by facilitating customer and partner introductions. We have also established Centers of Excellence (CoEs) that encapsulate top best practices and playbooks for startups to succeed in functional areas such as sales, marketing and finance.  Together, our executive networks and Centers of Excellence form key pillars of how Sapphire adds value to our companies.

This unique role will provide a talented and highly motivated professional the opportunity to create a new Center of Excellence focused on DevOps and Infrastructure as a discipline and ecosystem, and to build relationships with Engineering leaders throughout the startup, VC and Global 2000 corporate ranks.

Responsibilities

The Director, DevOps & Infrastructure CoE is expected to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Build and lead Sapphire’s CoE (Center of Excellence) for DevOps & Engineering
  • Grow Sapphire’s network of engineering and infrastructure executives in both VC-backed (Read more...)