Senior Lead Engineer(DevOps)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for an Sr. Lead Engineer – Site Reliability!!

Chennai, India.


You are a dynamic, highly skilled, and experienced engineering and technology enthusiast, and enjoy working in an exciting and fast paced growing environment.  You excel at communication, collaboration and have solid accounting and compliance knowledge.  Leveraging these skills is what you enjoy doing throughout the day.  You are a top performer and want to engage with a team who have the same positive energy, integrity, and dedication to the work as you do. 


Who are we? 


HID Global 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. 


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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 products 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.

As our Sr. Lead Engineer – Site Reliability, you’ll support success by:

 A rewarding career at HID Global beckons you! We are looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, who is responsible for reliability, scalability, and automation while keeping an eye on latency, performance, and capacity for some of our Product Lines. You are accountable for delivering good technical architecture for a growing number of distributed systems, incorporating third-­party open-source tools when available. We are a leading company in the trusted source for innovative products, solutions and services that help millions of customers around the globe create, manage and use secure identities.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Site Reliability Engineer with experience in change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning. Candidates should be familiar with "Cloud Native Applications". Candidates may be expected to work both software as well as the system side of the product. 


  • Design, write, and maintain software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of product services.
  • Create new designs for a growing number of distributed systems.
  • Design and implement the tools and processes used for deployment and change management.
  • Plan and execute configuration management.
  • Own, maintain, and continuously improve all systems provided as a service, such as monitoring and datastores.
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, anticipating performance bottlenecks.
  • Automate resource provisioning and allocation process.
  • Run software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Plan and execute disaster recovery drills
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties
  • Reduce organizational silos
  • Define prescriptive ways to measure values related to performance and operation of the system
  • Create a bridge between development and operations by applying a software engineering mindset to system administration topics


  • Experience with at least one Cloud platform: AWS, Azure, Google, CloudFoundry, OpenStack, etc.
  • Familiarity with algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis
  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems (processes, threads, IPC, concurrency, locks, mutexes, semaphores, etc.)
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux systems from kernel to shell and beyond, with experience working with system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols
  • Experience with network protocols and theory (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing, etc.)
  • Experience with Puppet, or some other configuration management tool
  • Systematic problem-solving approach
  • Strong sense of ownership and drive

What we appreciate about your background:


  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field required, with graduate degree preferred
  • 10+ years of overall experience in Application/Site Reliability domain
  • Experience building Cloud Native Applications
  • Expert hands-on proficiency in Developing Applications using one or more technology stacks (C, Java, Python, Go, Javascript, etc.)
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Strong hands-on understanding of scalability, security, high availability and operational requirements
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with Database tuning and performance
  • Experience with full product lifecycle
  • Experience with Atlassian suite: Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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.


Work Requirements

  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel, may be required. Therefore, employee should have a valid passport.

Who you are as a Leader:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward.


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 50,000 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
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