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Principal DevOps Engineer

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560103

Engineering

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

Job Purpose

The Principal DevOps Engineer will play a key role in the Sophos development process by facilitating, managing, communicating and automating tasks for the deployment and configuration of continuous feature builds for multiple development teams. By leveraging knowledge and expertise in the deployment of SaaS applications and microservices hosted in the cloud, the DevOps engineer will streamline the process of quick and frequent automated builds, and help elevate the Sophos development process to the next level of agility. As a member of the Sophos DevOps team, you will work closely with software engineers, architects, product management and others to design and build the foundational toolset and capabilities that allow Sophos developers to quickly bring new features to market.

 

Main Duties

• Provide technical leadership to DevOps team by planning and design of DevOps toolset and automation.

• Participate in architecture and security reviews for DevOps Projects

• Evangelize cloud technologies and CI/CD solutions for wider engineering teams

 • Focus on developing tools and processes for secure development practice.

• Collaborate with multiple feature development teams to identify needs for building and deploying their applications.

• Deploy and configure daily iterative builds of applications and containers into Tomcat server and Kubernetes clusters for multiple feature development teams. Deploy and configure MongoDB test databases with test data.

• Design and implement automation for deployment and configuration tasks.

• Identify cloud infrastructure needs for deployment environments and manage cost.

• Troubleshoot failed builds and deployments. Determine and fix environment and configuration issues. Analyze logs and communicate potential code issues to development teams.

• Facilitate, manage and communicate information related to environments - their current state, deployed versions and availability to developers, QA engineers and team members.

• Own and execute Bitbucket, Artifactory and Jenkins-based software configuration and release activities in central Git repositories and Jenkins builds, branching, tagging, building, releasing.

• Support services and applications 24/7 by participating in an on-call rotation.

 

Skills & Experience

 

The ideal Principal DevOps Engineer candidate is someone who has had hands-on development experience using contemporary open-source Java enterprise technologies, and who has transitioned into the operations aspect of development with knowledge and a keen interest in the automation of deployment and configuration of Java applications in AWS environments. The role requires a versatile skillset that includes providing technical direction in designing CI/CD solution, problem solving, programming, and troubleshooting skills. The role also requires effective coordination and communication with multiple teams.

• BS in Computer Science or equivalent

• 5+ years with some of the following technologies JAVA, JavaScript, Json, Groovy, Python, Bash, Chef, Docker and Kubernetes • Experience developing and supporting Java based applications

• Strong knowledge with scripting languages, preferably python and groovy

• Expertise with build tools like Gradle, Maven, Npm

• Strong experience in deploying and supporting production applications in a public cloud, preferably AWS

• Hands on experience with Terraform

• Expert knowledge of AWS services including EC2, ECS, EKS, Fargate, IAM, CloudWatch, SQS, SNS, S3 • Container orchestration experience is required preferably with Kubernetes

• Experience with Blue/Green deployments is preferred

• Experience with CI/CD tools and automation methodologies, specifically Jenkins

• Strong knowledge of Docker and the container ecosystem

• Excellent operational knowledge of Linux operating systems

• Some experience with secrets/key management preferably with Hashicorp Vault

• Administration and automation skills with developer tools like Bitbucket, Artifactory

• Experience with CI/CD automation for DevSecOps tools like Sonar, Blackduck

 

Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.


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