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DevOps Engineer


You will be joining Near, one of the fastest growing Enterprise SaaS companies and experience a true start-up culture with the freedom to experiment and innovate. At Near, we believe that great culture is not just about work; it’s work + life. We not only encourage our employees to dream big, but also give them the freedom and the tools to do so.

Near is looking for a DevOps Engineer to perform day-to-day activities and to support the company’s data centers, software and applications platforms that service the entire business. It is a demanding role that requires the candidate to be capable of working with cross-functional teams diagnosing complex issues on the various platforms.

The ideal candidate should have strong experience as DevOps/SRE and be able to support the business’s sites, software, and applications. The candidate should also have superior troubleshooting skills and knowledge of monitoring and alerting mechanisms.

A Day in the Life

  • Manage large scale production environment and mission critical infrastructure.
  • Handle stability, automation, scalability, deployment, monitoring, alerting, security and ensure maximum availability of Near’s tech infrastructure.
  • Manage distributed big data systems comprising of Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Flink, Mongo DB, Elastic Search and other cloud services like S3, EMR.
  • Work closely with Software and Big data Developers and other collaborating teams to ensure the infrastructure is capable of serving current and future needs.
  • Set up monitoring systems, create and maintain run-books.
  • Participate in 24×7 on-call support roles on a rotational basis as needed in future.
  • Influence, create and contribute to the automation platform.
  • Take complete ownership of assigned modules and execute them.

What You Bring to the Role

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree.
  • Overall, 4 – 6 years of experience in Development Operations (AWS, GCP, Azure or On-Prem).
  • Strong understanding of Security, Transport and Application layer.
  • Prior experience in setting up instances in the Data Center and Cloud environment, preferably AWS.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Unix operating systems(CentOS preferred), and very good system troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience working with Web, Internet & Load Balancing and Big data technologies.
  • Good at the administration of Big Data ecosystems – Apache Spark, Kafka, Airflow and NoSQL databases like MongoDB.
  • Good at monitoring tools such as Nagios, Graphite, cacti and Ganglia.
  • Experience working with database technologies – Redis, MySQL, MongoDB.
  • Must have experience in configuration management tools – Puppet, CHEF, fabric, and Ansible.
  • Must have experience in any one of the programming languages – Python/Ruby/Perl – Python/Ruby is preferred.
  • Experience with Software Engineering Lifecycle, and handling deployments on a large scale.
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools like Jenkins/Nexus/Maven/Ant.
  • Must have exceptional problem solving, analytical and organisation skills with a detail-oriented attitude.
  • Curiosity to learn new/emerging tech/framework.

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