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Lead Engineer – Techops Requisition ID: 16265

About the Role

Development Operations team is responsible for deploying, automating, maintaining, troubleshooting and constantly improving the systems that keeps the backend infrastructure run smoothly. Incumbent in this role will competently handle automation of the cluster management for various components like PDT, Kafka, EMR(Spark), integration and workflow, ELK stack, Lucene architecture, SolR integration etc.

Key Responsibilities

Own and manage operational monitoring tools

Manage the DevOps process and tools

Own the CI/CD tools and process for digital channels

Own the change management for Digital Channels

Own and adhere to the KPIs and SLAs for app operations

Responsible for the service management, infrastructure, transition for Digital Channels

Own complete resolution of issues which may span across various verticals and require cooperation with other functions

Support the Development team on daily/SOS basis.

Support in Closure of IT Audit and Compliance.

Strong background in Linux administration.

Strong familiarity with JIRA, SCM/GIT including branching and merging strategies.

Deep knowledge of CI (Continuous Integration) and CD (Continuous Deployment) methodologies with Continuous Integration Servers such as Jenkins.

Experience in Virtualization, Disaster Recovery, Backup and Security Processes.

Experience with automation/ configuration management using either Puppet, Chef, Ansible or an equivalent

Experience with Logs monitoring tools such as ELK, Grafana or an equivalent.

Knowledge in microservice architecture and deployments.

Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus too since we are also using Redis, Elasticsearch and Cassandra.

Good understanding of code and script (Python, bash).

Knowledge in software containerization platforms like Docker and container orchestration tools

Monitor the performance of the major tools (like Aerospike, ELK, etc) and help in performance improvement.

24 x 7 availability for support.

Experience & Skills

Skills Required:

DevOps: Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24×7 uptime environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools.

Solid understanding of Configuration management tools such as puppet, chef etc.

Solid understanding of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins etc..

Solid understanding of test automation tools/framework such as selenium/maven etc..

Scripting Skills: Strong scripting (e.g. Python,Ant,Bash) and automation skills.

Operating Systems: Windows and Linux system administration.

Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g. Nagios/appdynamics, kibana,ELK).

Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve complex problem.

Good understanding of Incident/Problem/Change management process.

Qualification: B.Tech./MCA, BCA in Computer Science or equivalent

Experience: 6-10 Years

For Employees

Org: Airtel

Designation: Lead Engineer

Experience: 0-34 years

Position Type: permanent

Business Unit: Engineering.HO

Location: Airtel Centre – Gurgaon

Department: Engineering.Digital Experience

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