Lead DevOps Engineer

Bangalore, India

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer for our Bangalore office to make the team even stronger.

You will be responsible for driving the technical vision to improve the build and deployment processes, incident management, and operational excellence of the marketplace fares team. Your primary responsibility as a Lead DevOps Engineer is to work with DevOps Engineers along with product and engineering teams to streamline the build, deployment, on-call, and escalation management processes. You have excellent analytical, debugging, problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must raise the bar for operational excellence and design as well as implement components that are conducive for hands-free operations.


  • Design and drive the implementation of fully automated CI/CD pipelines;
  • Lead the monitoring, debugging, and enhancing pipelines for optimal operation and performance;
  • Lead troubleshooting, conducting root cause analysis and resolving most of the production issues;
  • Responsible for escalation management of production issues;
  • Lead the definition and measurement of KPIs for operational excellence;
  • Provide quick, reliable, and easy to interpret script results and dashboard reports to raise awareness of operational overhead;
  • Lead the setup of development, staging, demo, and production environments;
  • Lead the cross-functional collaboration efforts to improve the overall team velocity.


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 10+ years of work experience;
  • In-depth experience with designing and implementing fully automated CI/CD pipelines;
  • Excellent programming and scripting skills, experience in SQL;
  • Coding experience in Golang and Java;
  • In-depth experience with a variety of logging/system dashboard tools;
  • Hands-on experience with providing technical leadership to DevOps teams;
  • Experience with leading on-call responsibilities and addressing production issues;
  • Experience with leading escalation management for production outages.

Nice to have

  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 8+ years of experience;
  • Production experience with leading DevOps tasks for web-services supporting 5K+ QPS, 10K+ Events per second, $1B+ in transactions, and systems process 10TB+ data;
  • Strong desire to deliver an exceptional customer experience;
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience with providing technical leadership to an offshore team.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies;
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications;
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms;
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons;
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects;
  • Focused individual development;
  • Benefit package:
    • Health benefits;
    • Retirement benefits;
    • Paid time off;
    • Flexible benefits.
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.).