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Lead DevOps Engineer

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Noida - India - India


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Description & Requirements


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


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

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

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Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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