Specialist Engineer, DevOps

Delhi / Bangalore
Engineering
Full-time

Hike’s mission is to reimagine messaging as 1 billion people come online on mobile devices that are faster and more powerful than the first set of PC's. It is our belief that messaging will do to mobile what browser did to desktop, only 100 times over. Hike today has over 100 million users and monthly messaging volume of 40 billion and is amongst the top 5 most used services in India.
 
Job Description
 
As a DevOps Engineer, you collaborate with the engineering teams to deploy and operate our systems. You build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations as well as troubleshoot and resolve issues in the development, test and production environments.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
.  You manage/ maintain/ monitor/ optimize cloud server infrastructure.
.  You monitor and tune application system performance.
.  You are involved in routine audits, patching, up - gradation of systems, capacity planning and benchmarking.
.  You safeguard application information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
.  You proactively build and maintain redundant systems and procedures for high availability and disaster recovery.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 
.  Degree in technical discipline or equivalent.
.  5-11 years of experience performing cloud, system and application administration functions and supporting infrastructure in a 24x7 production environment.
.  Sound knowledge / good practical experience with Linux server (Ubuntu, CentOS) administration/ troubleshooting/ debugging, Backup/Restore, Scripting, Apache, Nginx, system tools and firewall.
.  Excellent knowledge of cloud computing, Amazon Web Services and associated services (EC2/ VPC/ IAM/ S3/ ELB/ Route53/ EBS/ CLI etc.)
.  Excellent scripting knowledge in mainstream technologies (Python/ Ruby/ Bash).
.  Command over infrastructure automation frameworks (Chef/ Puppet/ Ansible).
.  Experience or understanding of Agile development methodologies.
.  Experience in benchmarking, capacity planning, DR/ HA solutions.
.  Experience in database tools and services such as MySQL, MongoDB, Redis.
. Good understanding of monitoring/ alerting/ trending (Nagios, Ganglia, Statsd/ Graphite) tools.
.  Exposure to big data tools (Hadoop, Cloudera, hBase, EMR, redshift etc.) will be a big plus.
.  Strong analytical and problem solving ability with focus on preventive actions.
.  High degree of personal integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.