Senior Lead Engineer, Chennai (REQ-1326)

Chennai Asia PacificIndiaChennai
HID Global
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Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
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Senior Lead Engineer, DevOps with experience in building solutions for software packaging and release engineering, automation scripts development for operation tasks, has very good knowledge on stack of proprietary tools and open source tools. Able to understand and conceptualize different areas on software tools development and operations, design and implement solutions with fully and fail proof integrated solution with automation.


  • Analyzing, executing, and streamlining DevOps practices
  • Automating processes with the right tools
  • Setting up a continuous build environment to speed up software development and deployment process
  • Architecting overall, comprehensive, and efficient practices
  • Guiding developers and operation teams in case of an issue
  • Monitoring, reviewing, and managing technical operations
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers to find elegant, long-term solutions as well as creative quick fixes to problems
  • Develop and maintain microservices deployed to Amazon AWS cloud or any cloud provider with Docker
  • Work within a polyglot codebase
  • Be comfortable working with source control branching strategies
  • Working in high-velocity, agile team


  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and Go in either AWS or Azure
  • Experience with Cassandra in production environments, configuring, managing, and optimizing Cassandra rings in high volume environments or any other NoSQL like MongoDB, couch base etc.
  • Build tools like Maven, Gradle, etc.
  • Continuous Integration tools like Bitbucket, Jenkins, Go, Bamboo, Travis, TeamCity, GitLab etc.
  • Continuous Deployment tools like Bitbucket, Jenkins, Octopus, DeployBot, Shippable, etc. 
  • Code Quality tools like ESLint, SonarQube, Veracode, etc.
  • Log monitoring and aggregators like Prometheus, Logstash, etc.
  • Data visualization tools like Grafana, Kibana, Splunk, etc.
  • Experience in containerization with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with at least one Cloud platform:  AWS, Azure, Google, CloudFoundry, OpenStack, etc.
  • Experience in developing pure cloud, or hybrid cloud solutions, along with Integration with on-premises systems
  • Must be comfortable working on the Unix/Linux shell command line
  • Demonstrate the ability to reduce complex ideas and problems into clear concepts and solutions
  • Must have experience developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications
  • Knowledge with relational and NOSQL databases
  • Knowledge with message queues (RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, etc.)
  • Possess a passion for new technology and innovation


Education and Experience  

  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field required, with graduate degree preferred
  • 10+ years of overall experience in Application/Solution Development domain
  • Experience building Cloud Native Applications
  • Expert hands-on proficiency in Development, Build, Deployment, Automation Tools
  • Strong hands-on understanding of scalability, security, high availability and operational requirements
  • Experience with full product lifecycle
  • Experience with Atlassian suite: Jira, Confluence, etc.

Language Skills  

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.

Computer Skills     

  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Linux, Windows, etc.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc

Customer Expectations

Maintain systems with high availability to satisfy our customer's expectations

Work Environment

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements

  • Travel and fieldwork including international travel, therefore employee must possess or can acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work the country you are hired.