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Lead DevOps Engineer

  • Bangalore, India
Job #: 44491
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer in Bangalore to make the team even stronger.

As a Lead DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for driving the technical vision to improve the build and deployment processes, incident management, and operational excellence of the Marketplace Platform team. Your primary responsibility is to work with DevOps Engineers along with product and engineering teams to streamline the build, deployment, on-call, and escalation management processes. You have excellent analytical, debugging, problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must raise the bar for operational excellence and design as well as implement components that are conducive for hands-free operations.


  • Lead on monitoring, troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues:
    • Able to analyze large log files to find a pattern leading to a potential failure
    • Provide inputs to enhance KPI Dashboards for production environment
    • Responsible for escalation management of production issues, excellent communication skills
    • Lead on sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems
    • Bias for quickly analyzing and resolving production issues arising from a high volume production environment
    • Find quick workarounds and if necessary apply patches and resolve issues
  • Lead on service deployment, operations and automation
  • Service capacity management and auto scaling
  • Lead the cross-functional collaboration efforts to improve the overall team velocity
  • Provide continuous improvement feedback to development and DevOps teams to strengthen the next version of service deployments
  • Lead the definition and measurement of KPIs for operational excellence
  • Provide quick, reliable, and easy to interpret script results and dashboard reports to raise awareness of operational overhead
  • Lead the cross-functional collaboration efforts to improve the overall team velocity
  • Design and drive the implementation of fully automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Lead the monitoring, debugging, and enhancing pipelines for optimal operation and performance
  • Help QA teams to enhance test scripts to avoid future regressions


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 8+ years of experience
  • Familiar with Linux, Shell, Bash scripting
  • Excellent scripting skills: be able to write own scripts and also analyze other written scripts to perform quick Root Cause Analysis
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Python, Go
  • Hands-on experience with providing technical leadership to DevOps teams
  • Good understanding of distributed applications – one of these would help: Microservices, J2EE SOA services, Restful APIs (prior development background in designing, developing and deploying distributed apps is a big plus)

Nice to have

  • Proven ability to lead in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with providing technical leadership to an offshore team
  • Experience with leading escalation management for production outages
  • Experience with leading on-call responsibilities and addressing real time production issues
  • Experience designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects
  • Focused individual development
  • Benefit package:
    • Health benefits
    • Retirement benefits
    • Paid time off
    • Flexible benefits
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.)
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