Lead Devops Engineer

Experience: 8 - 14 years
Work Location: Chennai
Job Description:


  • Lead, mentor, and provide techno-functional guidance to the DevOps & SRE Teams, ensuring excellence both technically and functionally.
  • Ensure the team strikes the right balance between automation and manual operations, continually driving for greater efficiency.
  • Empower the Engineering team by promoting and leveraging automation, with special emphasis on Helm Charts.
  • Foster strong DevOps communication channels across the organization, ensuring seamless collaboration and understanding.
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot impediments and bottlenecks, ensuring continuous delivery and deployment.
  • Design and deliver comprehensive best practices that cater to both technical and functional requirements.
  • Transform current software delivery methodology to a DevOps-driven model.
  • Evaluate and recommend the right mix of tools, services, and new technologies for the team.
  • Establish and maintain continuous build environments to expedite software development.
  • Oversee and review all technical operations, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.

Expertise & Qualifications

  • Proven DevOps leadership with emphasis on both technical and functional areas.
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in a dynamic, agile environment.
  • Demonstrable history of defining and executing a roadmap for DevOps implementation in established operations.
  • Solid Linux fundamentals.
  • Robust Cloud Infrastructure knowledge, with hands-on experience working in a 24x7 cloud or SaaS operation team.
  • Proficiency in defining a comprehensive DevOps Strategy.
  • Significant CI/CD experience, including static code analysis, code quality, and the creation of developer pipelines and branching strategies.
  • Working knowledge of Automation, service provisioning, middleware configuration, and particularly Helm Charts.
  • Strong hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes (including autoscaling systems), and Git Source control.
  • Programming experience in languages such as Python, GoLang, etc.
  • Expertise in defining and implementing Infrastructure/application security policies.
  • Knowledge in infrastructure management, monitoring, and tools such as Docker and cloud administration.
  • Automation experience with tools like Ansible, Chef, and Puppet.
  • Experience in building and deploying Microservices and APIs.

Ideal Candidate Traits:

  • Passionate about leading and mentoring teams towards achieving technical and functional goals.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Rapid adaptability to new technical challenges and solutions.
  • Keen attention to detail, dynamic, energetic, and an avid learner with a hands-on approach.
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience in DevOps practices, tooling, and cultural transformation.
  • Hands-on technical background with influencing abilities for technical and leadership teams.
  • Capacity to build, contribute to, and maintain communities of practice, both internally and externally.


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