Design the architecture for hosting multi-tier/monolithic/microservices applications on Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) based on customer needs
Setup, deploy and manage applications on Cloud (AWS, Azure,GCP) preferably automated using infrastructure tools like cloudformation/terraform.
Manage containerized applications using kubernetes, docker, etc..
Identify performance bottlenecks and optimize the performance using solutions like database indexes, Varnish, Memcache, Redis, CloudFront etc
Implement High available, auto-scaling, Fault tolerant, secure setup
Automate Build/deployments (CI&CD) & other repetitive tasks using shell/Python scripts or tools like Capistrano, Jenkins, CodeDeploy etc
Setup configuration management using tools like Chef/OpsWorks, Puppet, Ansible etc.
Implement automated jobs tasks like backups, cleanup, start-stop, reports.
Configure monitoring, alerts/alarms and act on any outages/incidents
Ensure that the infrastructure is secured and can be accessed from limited IPs and ports
Manage permissions, backup and performance across different databases like MySQL, ElasticSearch, Postgres, MongoDB etc.
Coordinate with development teams to fix issues, release new code
Manage teams across multiple projects
Understand client requirements, propose solutions and ensure delivery
Innovate and actively look for improvements in overall infrastructure
May play a role of Mentor to 1-2 DevOps Engineers with direct reporting
Bachelor's Degree, with 5+ years experience in System Administration with at least 2+ year experience in Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Should have worked on various AWS services like: EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudTrail etc or simpler services in other clouds
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Well-versed with shell/python scripting
Well-versed with Web-Servers (Nginx, Apache etc)
Well-versed with containerized application (Docker, Kubernetes)
Have worked on Configuration management tools like Chef/OpsWorks, Puppet, Ansible etc.
Have experience in CI/CD implementation (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc..)
Have experience in handling production load and issues related to deployment in production
Self-starter and ability to deliver under tight timelines
Comfortable to contribute both as a lead as well as an individual
Good to have:
Exposure to various tools like Nagios, NewRelic, Loggly, Log Stash, DataDog, Splunk, JIRA, Confluence, Trac, Wiki etc
Prior experience in managing infrastructure for public facing web-applications.
Prior experience in handling client communications
Knowledge of programming languages and databases