hero

Portfolio Jobs

Search below for open positions across OurCrowd’s portfolio companies by startup or position.
171
companies
1,758
Jobs

Director, DevOps

Near

Near

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023

Description

The Director of DevOps for Near is a leadership role and oversees all activities related to our Engineering Ops / Infrastructure / Security needs. Duties include overseeing the day-to-day activities and supporting the business’s data centers, software, and deployments of applications and platforms that service the entire business. It is a demanding role that requires the candidate to be capable of working with cross-functional teams in a hands-on manner, diagnosing complex issues on the various platforms, suggesting improvements in processes or tools used, and playing a leading role in software, platform, application, and architectural evolution.

The role demands strong hands-on experience and the candidate would have served the business’s sites, software, and applications in a production and support capacity. Must demonstrate superior troubleshooting skills and have extensive knowledge of monitoring and alerting mechanisms. You will also manage a DevOps/SRE team globally.

This will be a work-from-office role, based in our state-of-the-art office in Koramangala, Bangalore.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees and guides all activities of the DevOps team.
  • Leads the design, build, and operational management of highly secure and scalable sites/products for the business.
  • Implement infrastructure best practices, build tools, and deploy impeccable sites/software.
  • Design and build infrastructure for sites/software, ensuring the highest levels of security and responding swiftly to new and emerging vulnerabilities and security threats.
  • Conduct quarterly/half-yearly tests (VAPT), audits, coverage checks and update Engineering leadership, and plan for progress with a roadmap(if required).
  • Creating tools/processes that amplify the productivity of DevOps/SRE/Engineers. E.g. code generators and schema repositories for scalable deployment.
  • Build, configure, and maintain the frameworks, tools, and systems that enable optimal performance of the business’s sites/software.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the frontend and backend engineering teams in all technical operations to reduce or eliminate any repetitive or manual tasks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in creating solution designs, capacity planning, and performance optimization.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics, or another relevant field.
  • Overall 12-14 years of Technology experience out of which 3-4 years in DevOps Manager or Leadership role in a fast-paced and fast-evolving environment.
  • Strong hands-on experience on Linux, with knowledge of AWS required (GCP or Azure optional).
  • Must demonstrate experience in writing automation scripts with Python, Shell, or Ruby.
  • Knowledge of administering configuration tools (Ansible, Terraform), and APM tools (New Relic).
  • Experience working with orchestration platforms like ECS or Nomad or Kubernetes (k8s)
  • Experience working with large-scale, low-latency systems is a plus.
  • Experience working with Big Data related technologies – EMR, Apache Spark, AWS Redshift, and Apache Kafka is a plus.

Apply to join us