Lead DevOps Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: Chennai, India (Hybrid)

Job ID: 22289

Position Summary

The Lead DevOps Engineer position will work collaboratively with software engineering, infrastructure, and security to automate deployment and operation of our systems. Help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, and troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test, and production environments. DevOps Engineers are involved in the full life cycle of an application.


The Lead DevOps Engineer position will work on complex, major, or highly visible tasks in support of multiple projects that require multiple areas of expertise. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Who are we? 

HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out: www.hidglobal.com and https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo

LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/hidglobal/mycompany/


About HID Global, Chennai

HID Global’s, Flagship R&D Center in Chennai hosts 300 employees in a 48000 square foot space dedicated to delivering innovative product development for customers and provide an excellent platform for scaling our operations in delivering secure access solutions.  Here we deliver cloud-based solutions, web and mobile application development.  The Chennai R&D Center is seen as the subject matter expert and talent pool on the latest cloud technologies, logical and physical access systems, data engineering including AI/ML, cryptographic key management systems, and other mobile-based smart card delivery systems.

Are You Ready to Join the Team?

Our company is committed to finding the best and the brightest talent to help us reach the top. If you are a dynamic, highly skilled, experienced Cloud engineer and technology enthusiast, and you enjoy working in a rapid pace within a rapidly growing business environment, then you will want to consider this position. If you excel at communication, collaboration, and unrelenting innovation, we want to talk to you. And if you bring dedication, positive energy and integrity to the table, you just might be the right fit for our team.



A Cloud Engineer with experience in building enterprise grade web services.  Candidates should be familiar with "Cloud Native Applications".  Candidates may be expected to work at any level of the product, including setting up best-automated deployments to developing top-notch REST interfaces.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop/build IT solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Manage, evolve, build CI/CD pipeline.
  • Integrate solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework.
  • Design, develop, and implement reusable IaC components.
  • Write scripts to automate build and deployments on AWS Cloud and on-premise data centers.
  • Automate, build and provide production systems support that may include duties such as deployment, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux servers.
  • Automate deployment of and support Linux and windows-based infrastructure services (web, nfs, sftp, DNS, LDAP etc)
  • Automate and deployment of and support Cloud based network services (load balancers, routers, firewalls)
  • Orchestrate deployment of application & infrastructure clusters within a Public Cloud environment utilizing a Cloud Management Platform.
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of the Operating System and applications for most optimal operational efficiency.
  • Document existing and new public cloud deployments using Run Books and cloud architecture diagrams.
  • Implement processes to standardize best practices and procedures, capacity planning and risk mitigation.
  • Collaborate with technical/business teams assess requirements and recommend solutions.
  • Maintain QA and Production configuration using automation tools
  • Code and documents custom test automation frameworks.
  • Perform script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
  • Set up and maintain the test environments for both manual and automated testing.
  • Build automated deployments using configuration management technology.
  • Automate deployment of new modules, upgrades, and fixes to the production environment.
  • Document and completes knowledge transfer to production support.
  • Work with Release Management to ensure modules are production ready.
  • Verify the functionality of components and services and ensures deployment meets client's expectations.


Education Qualification or/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires overall 12 to 15 years of analysis and programming experience.
  • Must have Experience working in IaC environment and applications, systems or IT operations.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment.
  • Experience working with public cloud AWS is a must.
  • Experience working with Cloud Management Platform – RightScale Preferred.
  • Experience configuring and supporting Linux and Windows based infrastructure services (web, nfs, sftp, DNS, LDAP, pgp etc)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools such as team city, Jenkins preferred
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, Puppet a must.
  • Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security: network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography, IAM, Active Directory, and ADFS
  • Understanding of Load Balancers, TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSL/TLS certificate management, DNS, and Network Routing
  • Experience with AWS services and plugins
  • Experience with container technologies Docker, Kubernetes is required
  • Experience using ElasticSearch/ELK stack for application monitoring.
  • Worked with at least 2 to 3 application servers such as JBoss, IIS weblogic
  • Must have used scripting automation with tools such as Ruby, Python, Powershell, Javascript,
  • Knowledge of REST/SOAP APIs.
  • Knowledge of XML, and JSON file formats.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to effectively communicate findings both written and orally using both technical and non-technical terms.


Preferred Qualities:

  • Cloud management Platform using RightScale
  • Oracle Cloud Platform experience
  • AWS Associate or Professional level certification is a plus.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.This opportunity may be open to flexible working arrangements.


HID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer –

Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


Chennai, IN, 600 032

Engineering & Science
No Travel Required
Mid-senior level