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Engineering Manager /Technical Lead - Devops



Software Engineering, IT, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Engineering Manager/Technical Lead - Devops

Exp : 10 Years

Location : Bangalore (WFO)

About Niyo ( :

Niyo was founded in 2015 with the vision of changing the way Indians approach their finances - no matter where they work, what they earn, or how tech-savvy they are. We are a Series C funded company with over 6 million users already on board, our aim is to make both travel and managing finance simpler, smarter and safer.

We currently operate in 4 major business lines:

● Niyo Bharat - a prepaid salary card and digital banking product for blue-collar workers

● Niyo Global - a zero forex markup travel card that works anywhere in the world

● NiyoX - co-branded savings account with industry-best interest rates, 0 maintenance charges, and a host of exciting features

● Niyo Money - a wealth management platform with 0 commission mutual funds,

domestic stocks, and more.

Job Description

If you have the passion to build highly scalable, reliable, systems Niyo is the place to be. At Niyo we give high preference to highly available systems as we have a sla of 99.99%.

Must Haves :

1. Should have hands on experience in building and managing production grade Kubernetes clusters from scratch

2. Should have handled at least 2 migrations in their careers migrations ( Cloud, databases, Container Orchestration, Api Gateways etc )

3. Automation (Should have build workflows to automate dev requirements Ex: Kong Routes Creation, Building immutable infra ,Database inserts deletes updates , etc )

4. 10+ years experience in Tech-First Product-First company

5. Should have at least 5 yrs of experience in handling teams, oncall roster, performance ratings

6. Should have experience in managing the cloud infrastructure for SAAS companies

7. Should have deep understanding and experience in docker and Kubernetes orchestration

8. Should have experience in managing microservices.

9. Should have experience in DR (Disaster Recovery) setup.

10. Should have a deep understanding of cloud infrastructure security and should have been responsible or at least assisted in security and compliance audits

11. Should have seen and handled low latency and high request volume requirements.

12. Obervabality Tools

13. Service Mesh like ( Istio, Linkerd etc)

14. Self Managed Kafka is a plus

15. Databases : Mongo, Mysql

16. Aws Network Firewall or Fortinet firewall

17. Api Gateways like Kong, Ngnix ingress controllers

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. In Partnership with engineering leadership, will work to build the Service level indicators (SLI), Service Level Objectives (SLO), Service level agreements (SLA’s), and Error budgets

2. Manage 24/7 production support ensuring all production issues are resolved quickly; ensure RCA and fixes to ensure these do not recur in future

3. Latency

4. Maximum concurrent API calls

5. Availability, DR, and Business Continuity.

6. Data sizing.

7. Design and leverage best-in-class DevOps practices including CI/CD, monitoring and alerting, auto-scaling, etc.

8. Work hand-in-hand with the frontend and backend engineering teams to reduce or eliminate any repetitive or manual tasks, improving health and performance issues of the businesses' sites/software systems.

9. Ensure that development environments (local, dev, staging,QA, etc) are all setup and updated automatically.

10. Infrastructure Maintenance, Security & Compliance

11. Do capacity planning, cost optimization.

12. Build and own highly secure and available cloud infrastructure.

13. Work closely with Information Security organizations ensuring the highest levels of security and responding swiftly to any new and emerging vulnerabilities and security threats.

14. Ensure Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity are handled.

15. Assist the compliance team to ensure the audit requirements for the compliances are met.

Nice To Have:

Logging : Graylog with Elastic Search Backend

Monitoring : Datadog

Ci/Cd : BitBucket / Gitlab / Jenkins

Container Orchestration: Kubernetes

IAAS: Terraform

Languages: Python/Flask

Api Gateway: Kong

Configuration Management: Aws System Manager

Serverless: Lamda , Fargate , etc