Lead Software Engineer-Devops

Gurugram, Haryana   |   Full Time

Simpplr is  looking for a passionate engineer with a drive to build scalable applications. This is a great opportunity to join a team responsible for a product that is defining the way companies engage and connect with their employees. You’ll be working in Gurugram alongside talented and really passionate engineers, designers, and researchers who are focused on building a world class application, some of whom are based in other locations. We offer a great working environment and an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic and rapidly scaling product organization.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of highly talented and passionate devops engineers.

  • Manage Dev/Test/UAT/Prod environments

  • Point of contact during non working hours for site reliability on a rotational basis to manage, prioritize, troubleshoot and resolve business critical incidents.

  • Manage overall security of the infrastructure, application, services and reduce attack surface.

  • Set up, monitor and manage highly available, fault tolerant microservices and server less applications.

  • Responsible for planning and executing disaster recovery plans.

  • Responsible for defining and improving services’ operational MTT(R/F/D) metrics like mean time to recovery, failure, detection etc.

  • Write/Review infrastructure as code (IaaC) every day in addition to pairing with team members on functional and nonfunctional requirements.

  • Ensure IaaC is thoroughly tested and that all features meet quality checks before deployment.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams (Architecture, Testing, Product, Mobile, DevOps, Data Science, Data Engineering etc.) to define and execute the DevSecOps feature roadmap.

  • Deliver product/feature/module in a global team environment with members working remotely in various time zones and locations

  • Contribute to the constant improvement of practices and processes in the team.

  • Research new technologies and tools and share your learning with the rest of the team.

  • Provide mentoring and guidance to the team members & deliver technical training's & tech-talks


What makes you a great fit for our team:

  • 8+ years of overall experience with at least 3+ years of experience with AWS.

  • AWS Certified “DevOps Engineer - Professional” is a must

  • Hands-on knowledge of software containerization platforms like Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes. Must have previously managed production grade Kubernetes clusters.

  • Experience automating and managing Continuous Integration and deployment release pipelines using Jenkins and Groovy.

  • Experience in cloud monitoring tools like Prometheus/Grafana/AWS CloudWatch/New Relic or equivalent

  • Must have written production grade AWS IaaC in Cloudformation. Have good knowledge about various challenges in AWS Cloudformation.

  • Excellent knowledge of Shell Scripting and experience with Python or Nodejs

  • Hands-on experience with immutable configuration management tools such as Ansible or Terraform

  • Good experience in setting up, monitoring and managing clusters of NoSQL (eg. Redis, Cassandra) & Messaging Middleware (Kafka).

  • Hands-on experience with load-balancers, DNS/AWS Route53, nginx (reverse) proxy, service discovery/AWS CloudMap, AWS EFS/NFS.

  • Ability to work on multiple business demands, successfully handle ambiguity, prioritize and deliver in a timely manner with high standards 

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills, with an ability to handle both executive-level discussions as well as technical deep dives

  • Ability to lead by an example and operate in an environment promoting diversity, inclusion and respect

Good to have:

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator / Developer

  • Experience with AWS CDK

  • Experience setting up tools like nexus/jfrog artifactory, sonarqube, jenkins, spinnaker.


About Simpplr

Simpplr is today’s modern employee intranet. We make it possible for businesses to not only create an immersive and inspiring digital workplace but also connect, align, and engage their entire workforce across the enterprise. We aim to break the barriers of traditional work environments to deliver a better workplace, anywhere. 

Simpplr is trusted by leading brands including Workday, UKG, AAA, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, DocuSign, Eurostar, and Columbia University to engage their employees by streamlining internal communications and forging employee connections. Our overarching goal is to be a company that is loved by its employees, customers, and investors. Simpplr’s year-over-year growth rate and Glassdoor ratings illustrate our success.

Check out the great things our customers say about us on Salesforce’s AppExchange, G2Crowd and Capterra: 

Simpplr on AppExchange 
Simpplr on G2Crowd
Simpplr on Capterra

Simpplr is headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA and is backed by Norwest Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. 

Simpplr has been selected a leader in The Forrester Wave: Intranet Platforms, Q2 2020 and has been regularly getting awards and recognition not just for its innovative solution but also for its UX/ UI.


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What it is like to work at Simpplr why will you join us

We’re a very people focused startup and we strive for an open and transparent culture. We value those able to push themselves and empower their fellow teammates, whilst keeping a relaxed working environment. Simpplr provides a competitive compensation package along with medical and accidental insurance. We believe in work-life integration and offer a flexible work environment. These benefits, coupled with an amazing team of individuals who believe in our mission and value openness, collaboration and teamwork, make Simpplr an incredible place to work.

It’s really important to us to celebrate our successes, so we have lots of team meals and outings too. In short, we’ll make sure you love working at Simpplr. Check out our Glassdoor rating here: Simpplr on Glassdoor

Other Benefits

  • Salary: Best in the industry
  • Stock Options
  • Reward & recognition
  • Free Breakfast
  • Medical and Accidental insurance for your family
  • Flexible hours and responsible work from home
  • Casual Dress
  • Parties & Fun
  • Flexible salary benefits
  • Internet and Mobile reimbursement.

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