Cloud Engineer



Software Engineering
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Cloud Engineer

Who we are?

Founded in 2002, Zafin offers a SaaS product and pricing platform that simplifies core modernization for top banks worldwide. Our platform enables business users to work collaboratively to design and manage pricing, products, and packages, while technologists streamline core banking systems.

Zafin is backed by significant financial partners committed to accelerating the company’s growth and fuelling our continued innovation. Our clients benefit from our 60 ecosystem partners and over 500 talented employees spread across 13 global offices. Zafin is proud to be recognized as a top employer and certified Great Place to Work® in Canada, India and the UK.

Zafin is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices and customers around the globe including ING, CIBC, HSBC, Wells Fargo, PNC, and ANZ.

What is the opportunity?

Reporting to the Senior Manager – SaaS Operations, as a Cloud - DevOps engineer – SaaS Operations you will be responsible for the deployment of Zafin’s SaaS stack, inclusive of applications, on public cloud. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical application deployments through automated pipelines. The dynamic and rapidly advancing technologies in the world of cloud-based deployment requires engineers that proactively stay up to date with new technologies.

Location – Chennai/Trivandrum, Kerala.

What will you do?

  • Build, deploy and maintain Zafin's SaaS environment, which includes the infrastructure and application stack on public cloud.
  • Responsible for the periodic maintenance of the environments using rolling updates and patch management (infra and application).
  • Support BAU for any environmental issues to resolve them and fix the root cause.
  • Bring in operational improvements in day-to-day activities to improve the efficiency of the team.
  • Design, develop and modify automated deployment processes and pipelines.
  • Work closely with engineering and operations teams to help in defining and promoting industry best practices in release management.
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business stakeholders as required.
  • Become a subject matter expert for Zafin's SaaS environment.
  • Provide roster-based support and liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Actively communication with internal/external stakeholders for change management.
  • Mentor and guide the team with technical expertise.

What do you need to succeed?

Must have

  • Graduation or Post Graduation in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • 4-10 years of proven working experience in infrastructure deployment and maintenance.
  • Solid knowledge on Cloud computing.
  • Solid Azure cloud hands on experience.
  • Solid hands-on experience on Linux Operating System and maintenance.
  • Experience working with automated deployment pipelines preferably on Azure DevOps.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes / OpenShift.
  • Working experience on AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service).
  • Working experience on application security using Azure provided resources.
  • Experienced with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) deployment (e.g., Terraform, Ansible).
  • Solid scripting skills (Shell, Perl, Ruby, Python).
  • Good Knowledge and experience on JBoss/Wildfly and Postgres
  • Experience in log management and monitoring.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with experience in issue triaging and resolution as per ITSM standards.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to multitask while working independently in a fast-paced workspace.
  • Willingness to learn new technology.

Nice to have

  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD Tools
  • Domain knowledge of banking and financial institutions and/or large enterprise IT environment will be a strong asset.
  • Sound knowledge on SDLC methodologies (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Prior experience with Scrum methodology
  • Public cloud infrastructure and network troubleshooting skills
  • Innovative mindset for new ideas and ways to improve development delivery.

What's in it for you?

If you work with us, we expect you’ll show the spirit, drive, and intellect that makes you great. We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive remuneration and benefits, and excellent opportunities for professional and personal growth. If you believe you are up for the challenge, please apply.

Zafin welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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