Lead DevOps Engineer

Kharkiv, Ukraine

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 Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Our customer is one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.

The customer has huge amount of data and lots of software products utilizing this data. The goal of this project is to provide “search as a service” capability to extract valuable information out of Big Data and provide it for other products in uniformed and effective way.

Project technologies and tools

  • AWS (EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, etc.);
  • Terraform;
  • Puppet;
  • Docker;
  • JVM (Java/Scala);
  • Kafka;
  • Cassandra;
  • Solr;
  • Spark.


  • Lead a team of at least 3 System Engineers;
  • Interact with the customer via email, calls, onsite meetings, etc;
  • Consult and assist in infrastructure overviews, cost estimations;
  • Use DevOps approach to collaborate with developers, build and operate critical, highly loaded systems;
  • Develop and apply CI/CD approach and tools;
  • Write infrastructure code and automation;
  • Perform deployments and updates of the system;
  • Perform stress testing and validation of the environment;
  • Develop and apply blue-green zero-downtime upgrade for different clusters;
  • Ensure security, High Availability, Disaster Recovery and all current best practices;
  • Develop and apply log aggregation and monitoring, etc.


  • 4+ years in Release/Deployment/Application Engineering Experience;
  • 1+ year of team-leading experience;
  • Strong experience with Cloud technologies (AWS);
  • Experience in using auto configuration systems (Puppet);
  • Experience with Docker will be a plus;
  • Good understanding of and practical experience with JVM (Java/Scala) will be a plus;
  • Knowledge of Kafka will be a plus;
  • Experience with Terraform will be a plus;
  • Experience working with Cassandra will be a plus;
  • Experience with Solr will be a plus;
  • Experience with Spark will be a plus;
  • Understanding of Big Data will be a plus;
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.


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