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lead devops engineer

Microsoft Azure, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Security, Network Security, Azure DevOps, Terraform

We are seeking a highly skilled Lead DevOps Engineer to join our remote team and lead our Azure infrastructure's security and automation efforts. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, scalability, and security of our Azure environment. You will work closely with our internal security team to identify vulnerabilities and implement remediation tasks. You will also be responsible for the ongoing review of our overall security posture, providing recommendations, and implementing them where necessary.

  • Lead and mentor the DevOps team, fostering a culture of growth and continuous learning within the group
  • Ensure the reliability, scalability, and security of our Azure environment
  • Collaborate with our internal security team to identify vulnerabilities and implement remediation tasks
  • Review our overall security posture and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Implement security recommendations where necessary
  • Create and maintain well-written documentation and procedures for infrastructure and security-related tasks
  • Provide transparency and visibility for the results of strategic initiatives through the creation of dashboards and reports
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions in line with project goals and timelines
  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of infrastructures using Infrastructure as Code principles and tools
  • Oversee the optimization of performance and reliability for distributed systems, including monitoring and observability
  • Continuously evaluate industry trends and best practices to refine and implement the most effective DevOps strategies
  • Drive the team's organization and structure, ensuring the efficient and timely delivery of projects
  • Minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience with provisioning, configuring, and securing Azure solutions
  • Strong experience in scripting/automating and CI/CD in Azure
  • Strong experience in deployment and functionality of container services, such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Azure Container Service
  • Experience with Azure Cloud, including MS Defender for Cloud/CSPM, Network/hub-and-spoke, NVAs/Palo Alto
  • Familiarity with WebApps, Azure Kubernetes Service, Virtual Machines,
  • Experience with Databases/Cosmos DB, MS SQL
  • Working knowledge of integration with Salesforce is a plus
  • Working experience or a very good understanding of Cloud Security, such as encryption, certificate management, network security, etc.
  • Ability to solve technical, business, and/or process-related challenges through infrastructure-as-a-service or platform-as-a-service
  • Good understanding of Operation Management Technologies, such as Log Aggregation, Server Monitoring, Process Monitoring, Application Monitoring - Azure Monitor (Preferred) or Datadog
  • Ability to create well-written documentation and procedures and create dashboard and reports to provide transparency and visibility for the results of strategic initiatives
  • 1+ year of relevant leadership experience
  • English language proficiency at an Upper-Intermediate level, enabling clear communication and collaboration with the team and stakeholders
nice to have
  • Experience with Datadog for monitoring and observability
  • Familiarity with Azure Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Experience with PowerShell for scripting and automation tasks

benefits for locations

For you
  • Insurance Coverage 
  • Paid Leaves – including maternity, bereavement, paternity, and special COVID-19 leaves. 
  • Financial assistance for medical crisis 
  • Retiral Benefits – VPF and NPS 
  • Customized Mindfulness and Wellness programs 
  • EPAM Hobby Clubs
For your comfortable work
  • Hybrid Work Model 
  • Soft loans to set up workspace at home 
  • Stable workload 
  • Relocation opportunities with ‘EPAM without Borders’ program

For your growth
  • Certification trainings for technical and soft skills 
  • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning platform 
  • Access to internal learning programs set up by world class trainers 
  • Community networking and idea creation platforms 
  • Mentorship programs 
  • Self-driven career progression tool

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