DevOps/ProdOps Lead

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Department: Devops

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Company Overview

AutoGrid builds software applications that enable a smarter Energy Internet. The company’s suite of Energy Internet applications allows utilities, electricity retailers, renewable energy project developers and energy service providers to deliver cheap, clean & reliable energy by managing networked distributed energy resources (DERs) in real time and at scale. AutoGrid applications are all built on the AutoGrid Energy Internet Platform (EIP), with patented Predictive Controls™ technology that leverages petabytes of smart meter, sensor & third-party data, along with powerful data science & high-performance computing algorithms, to monitor, predict, optimize and control the operations of millions of assets connected across global energy networks.

The world’s leading energy companies, including E.ON, Bonneville Power Administration, Florida Power & Light, Southern California Edison, Eneco, Portland General Electric, CPS Energy, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, NextEra Energy, Xcel Energy & CLEAResult, are using AutoGrid’s software to improve their operations, integrate renewables and drive deeper engagement with their customers. The Cleantech Group has recognized AutoGrid with several prestigious industry awards including Greentech Media’s Grid Edge Award 2016, Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer 2016, World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2015, Red Herring Top 100 North America 2015, Cleantech Global 100 for 2015 and 2014, and Industrial Innovation Company of the Year 2014.

AutoGrid India Pvt. Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary of AutoGrid Systems, Inc., setup in Bangalore in Q4 2016 with a focus on Internet/big data/analytics product engineering and business activities in the smart energy domain.

Job Description

Responsible for the tools/services/team that automates infrastructure deployment, manages application configuration and provides customer support. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and documenting automation tools and processes
  • Creating and managing the infrastructure
  • Building monitoring scripts to monitor infrastructure, processes, platform and applications, troubleshooting deployments, documenting issues and solutions
  • Supporting Developer Operations, Production Operations and Customer Service Desk
  • Leading a team of DevOps, ProdOps and Customer Solution Delivery/QA engineer
  • Managing tasks and issues within an agile environment
  • Managing issue tracking, escalations and internal reporting

Key Experience & Skills of the Candidate

  • 8-10 years of experience in design, implementation and ownership/leadership of broad range of AWS EC2/VPC services, DevOps, ProdOps and Customer Service Desk solutions.
  • Experience leading a team of AWS, DevOps, ProdOps, Customer Support Desk engs wrt technology/tasks/schedules, and with the ability to be 50% time hands-on on the work
  • Strong knowledge of Linux OS (Ubuntu Server preferred)
  • Strong scripting and automation skills (using Python, bash, etc.)
  • Experience in design and implementation for High Availability, Resiliency, Backups and Disaster Recovery on Cloud
  • Solid understanding of OS, Networking and Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks, web frameworks
  • Configuration management using tools like Salt, Puppet, Chef, Ansible (good hands-on on any one of these, Ansible is preferred), Deployment automation with Ansible
  • Docker Containers, Automating container image creation process, build and deployment in a container environment
  • Container Schedulers like Kubernetes, Openshift, ECS (Good hands-on on any one of these, Kubernetes will be big plus)
  • Experience managing Customer Service Desk for software products and global clients.
  • Tools expertise in multiple areas: (i) Log management tools like Logstash/ElasticSearch, Splunk, or similar, (ii) Metrics collection tools like Ganglia, Graphite, or similar; (iii) Build tools like Jenkins and Bamboo (Jenkins is preferred), (ii) Code development platform Git, various Github workflows; (iv) Monitoring solutions like Monit, Nagios
  • Experience working with cross-site (India-US) Agile product engineering teams
  • Proven ability and desire to deliver projects on time with high quality
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Able to cope with and thrive in fast-paced, dynamic work environment with evolving project requirements
  • Ability to understand complex programs/environments in short period of time, multi-task and quickly adapt to new requirements
  • Ability to periodically be on-call duty (there will be no night-shift, however few calls may extend to late evenings, and in emergency situations it will be expected to stay up late)
  • Self-driven, motivated and confident with personable approach. Ability to stand ground in discussions and raise questions
  • Willingness to travel internationally for a few weeks or months if needed
  • A passion to learn to learn, improve & implement services within the cloud, deliver new products/features to the market and have a big impact

Qualifications and Skills


B.Tech/BE/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree (Electrical/Electronics/etc. Eng). Masters degree is preferred.


  • Platform: AWS, Azure, GoogleCloud, Openstack, CDH, SQL, Amazon EC2
  • Stack: Linux (Ubuntu), Mac, Cloud
  • Scripting Language: Python, Shell, Perl, Ruby
  • Bugs Management Tools: JIRA 
  • Version Control: GIT
  • Continuous Integration: Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Deployment Automation: Jenkins, Bamboo
  • Performance: MMonit, Nagios, Cloudwatch
  • Container Concepts: Docker, Open Shift, ECS
  • Orchestration: Kubernetes
  • Log management: Logstash/ElasticSearch, Splunk
  • Metrics collection: Ganglia, Graphite
  • Document Management: Confluence
  • Methodology: AGILE

Benefits and Perks

  • Attractive MNC-standards CTC - based on skills, education, experience and past CTC
  • Collaborative, close-knit, informal & open environment with a strong leadership team
  • Opportunity to be working with a really smart and fun group of people on solving BIG problems in CUTTING-EDGE technology domains for a HUGE EMERGING global industry
  • Premium office on Outer Ring Road in Tier 1 business center with good connectivity
  • Medical & accident insurance coverage, travel support, and free home broadbandChoice of office/home computer: Mac OS X (preferred) else Ubuntu Linux / Windows
  • High quality company-funded lunch… everyday
  • Flexibility in working hours and working locations
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