Associate DevOps Engineer

Appfire is an enterprise collaboration software company that enables teams to plan and deliver their best work. Since launching in 2005 as one of the original Atlassian ecosystem partners, Appfire has built a portfolio of top-selling apps for more than 30,000 customers — including 55% of Fortune 500 companies. As a product-led company, Appfire identifies gaps in industries serving developers and client support teams and then builds solutions that drive productivity and efficiency. 

Appfire continues to grow exponentially, with teams spanning 20+ countries. We are financially strong, continuously meeting or exceeding revenue targets, and we invest heavily in strengthening the foundation of our organization. Being philanthropic is integral to operating our business, so we donate 1% of employee time, product, profit, and equity as part of our Pledge 1% commitment.

Come join our team!

Job Purpose and Overview

As a DevOps Engineer responsible for  implementing and analysing complex systems for development, which includes planning, development, testing, documenting, and deployment processes for both development and production environments.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask on separate projects are important, and their main responsibilities often focus on systems design, automation, and maintenance. They also develop efficient budgets, troubleshoot problems, manage risks, and schedule deadlines for technical deliveries.

What You Will Do  

  • Ensure all routine maintenance on development and production systems including upgrades, security fixes,  and backups, are planned, communicated, and completed in a timely manner with little to no supervision 
  • Build and deploy automation, monitoring, and analysis solutions 
  • implement automation for all routine, critical procedures.  Ensure any automation scripts, configuration, and source is stored in the primary source code management n. 
  • Monitor and improve the Cloud platform uptime & performance 
  • Manage our continuous integration and delivery pipeline to maximise efficiency

What We Would Like To See

  • 0-2 years’ experience in system, storage, and network administration.
  • 0-2 years’ experience administering enterprise-level Linux operating environments.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools
  • Experience and strong understanding of best practices with Cloud technologies like AWS, infrastructure and containers.
  • Experience in MySQL, Postgres or other DBMS.
  • Experience with any of programming languages (Python,Java, JavaScript, Bash, etc) is added advantage
  • B.E/B.Tech in EE, EECS, CS, MIS or comparable discipline.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Be accountable, take ownership, and have strong customer focus.

What We Offer

  • Every Appfire employee is eligible for company equity
  • Remote Work – flexibility to work from home or from our offices + remote working allowance up to INR 12,000 per annum (paid monthly)
  • Unlimited paid sick leave in the event of an employee’s own illness or injury
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Group Medical Insurance – Coverage of INR 5,00,000 per annum for a family including dependents parents with no additional cost
  • Crèche benefit
  • Training and development – access to a comprehensive library of training videos