Chief Systems Engineer (DevOps)

Hyderabad, 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 Chief Systems Engineer (DevOps) for our Hyderabad office to make the team even stronger.

Project technologies and tools

  • CI & CD;
  • Operating Systems;
  • Scripting;
  • Cloud (AWS);
  • Automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack).


  • Aggressively become a critical member by quickly learning current workflows, build technologies, automation, and challenges;
  • Develop, implement, and maintain continuous build and deployment delivery mechanisms, leveraging innovative programmatic solutions and automation;
  • Consult technical personnel and management of our client requirements on the industry-best practices, discuss, persuade and agree on the most innovative approaches applicable in customer landscape;
  • Proactively identify and drive automation of tasks associated with end-to-end deployment delivery;
  • Take initiative in discovering existing and new challenges pertaining to the build and deployment for our customers, seeking to improve, resolve, and streamline tools and processes to meet delivery challenges;
  • Function as a team member supporting the organization by driving the end-to-end stability and availability of tools and environments used by our customers to support the build and deployment;
  • Develop and maintain documentation and diagrams outlining automated solutions and environmental architecture;
  • Ensure high availability and expertise in disaster recovery.


  • 10-12 years’ experience working in a similar position;
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in maintenance of Linux / Ubuntu/CentOS operating systems;
  • Extensive experience in Jenkins;
  • Extensive experience with Puppet, Chef or Ansible is must;
  • Experience in Linux System Administration;
  • Hands-on experience in Python, Ruby, UNIX shell scripting and Perl Familiarity with deploying and configuring Java/Building the applications;
  • Solid background in systems engineering and operations using AWS or open source, open stack;
  • Prior experience in or exposure to container technology - Docker, orchestration, container scheduling;
  • Experience in Clustering, Message queues, load balancing, session persistence;
  • Experience in Database performance tuning, backup/restore.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of any application programming languages.

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.).