Senior Devops Engineer, Chennai (REQ-1452)

Chennai Asia PacificIndiaChennai
HID Global
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Information Technology
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Job Title: Senior Devops Engineer
Department: Information Technology 
Reports To: Manager,Devops
Location:   Chennai, India


The Senior DevOps Engineer position will work collaboratively with software engineering, infrastructure, and security to automate deployment and operation of our systems. Help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test, and production environments. DevOps Engineers are involved in the full life cycle of an application.

The Senior Devops Engineer position will work on complex, major, or highly visible tasks in support of multiple projects that require multiple areas of expertise.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Duties and Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following.

  • Develop/build IT solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Manage, evolve, build CI/CD pipeline
  • Integrate solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework.
  • Design, develops, and implements reusable IaC components.
  • Write scripts to automate build and deployments on AWS Cloud and on premise data centers.
  • Automate, build and provide production systems support that may include duties such as deployment, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux servers.
  • Automate deployment of and support Linux and windows based infrastructure services (web, nfs, sftp, DNS, LDAP etc)
  • Automate and deployment of and support Cloud based network services (load balancers, routers, firewalls)
  • Orchestrate deployment of application & infrastructure clusters within a Public Cloud environment utilizing a Cloud Management Platform.
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of the Operating System and applications for most optimal operational efficiency.
  • Document existing and new public cloud deployments using Run Books and cloud architecture diagrams.
  • Implement processes to standardize best practices and procedures, capacity planning and risk mitigation.
  • Collaborate with technical/business teams assess requirements and recommend solutions.
  • Maintain QA and Production configuration using automation tools
  • Code and documents custom test automation frameworks.
  • Perform script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
  • Set up and maintains the test environments for both manual and automated testing.
  • Build automated deployments using configuration management technology.
  • Automate deployment of new modules, upgrades, and fixes to the production environment.
  • Document and completes knowledge transfer to production support.
  • Work with Release Management to ensure modules are production ready.
  • Verify the functionality of components and services and ensures deployment meets client's expectations.

Education and/or Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires overall 9 to 12 years of analysis and programming experience.
  • Must have Experience working in IaC environment and applications, systems or IT operations.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment.
  • Experience working with public cloud AWS is a must.
  • Experience working with Cloud Management Platform – RightScale Preferred.
  • Experience configuring and supporting Linux and Windows based infrastructure services (web, nfs, sftp, DNS, LDAP, pgp etc)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools such as team city, Jenkins preferred
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, Puppet a must.
  • Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security: network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography, IAM, Active Directory, and ADFS
  • Understanding of Load Balancers, TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSL/TLS certificate management, DNS, and Network Routing
  • Experience with AWS services and plugins
  • Experience with container technologies Docker, Kubernetes is required
  • Experience using ElasticSearch/ELK stack for application monitoring.
  • Worked with at least 2 to 3 application servers such as JBoss, IIS weblogic
  • Must have used scripting automation with tools such as Ruby, Python, Powershell,  Javascript,
  • Knowledge of REST/SOAP APIs.
  • Knowledge of XML, and JSON file formats.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to effectively communicate findings both written and orally using both technical and non-technical terms.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Cloud management Platform using RightScale
  • Oracle Cloud Platform experience
  • AWS Associate or Professional level certification is a plus

Language Skills 

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.

Customer Expectations

  • Team player with the appropriate aptitude and underlying intellect.
  • Positive attitude and open to share and collaborate in a distributed team setting.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Open to learn and grow.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel, may be required. Therefore, employee should be able to acquire, a valid US VISA.