Lead Infrastructure engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India | Engineering | Full-time

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Responsibilities

  • Build and scale production infrastructure in AWS for HappyFox platform and its products.
  • Research, Build/Implement systems, services and tooling to improve uptime, reliability and maintainability of our backend infrastructure. And to meet our internal SLOs and customer facing SLAs.
  • Implement consistent observability, deployment and IaC setups
  • Lead incident management and actively respond to escalations/incidents in the production environment from customers and support team.
  • Hire/Mentor other Infrastructure engineers and review their work to continuously ship improvements to production infrastructure and its tooling.
  • Build and manage development infrastructure, CI/CD pipelines for our teams to ship & test code faster.
  • Lead infrastructure security audits

Requirements

  • At least 7 years experience in handling/building for Production environments in AWS.
  • At least 3 years of programming experience in building API/backend services for customer facing applications in production.
  • Proficient in managing/patching servers with unix based operating systems like Ubuntu linux.
  • Proficient in writing automation scripts or building infrastructure tools using Python/Ruby/Bash/Golang
  • Experience in deploying and managing production Python/NodeJS/Golang applications to AWS EC2, ECS or EKS.
  • Experience in security hardening of infrastructure, systems and services.
  • Proficient in containerised environments such as Docker, Docker compose, Kubernetes
  • Experience in setting up and managing test/staging environments, CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience in IaC tools such as Terraform or AWS CDK
  • Exposure/Experience in setting up or managing Cloudflare, Qualys and other related tools
  • Passion for making systems reliable, maintainable, scalable and secure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to address, escalate and express technical ideas clearly
  • Bonus points – Hands on experience with Nginx, Postgres, Postfix, Redis or Mongo systems.