Lead DevOps Engineer | Remote-Friendly

  • Anywhere

At Velotio, we are embracing a remote-friendly work culture where everyone has the flexibility to either work remotely or from our office in Pune.

Join us and work from wherever you feel most productive!

About Velotio:

Velotio Technologies is a product engineering company working with innovative startups and enterprises. We are a certified Great Place to Work® and recognized as one of the best companies to work for in India. We have provided full-stack product development for 110+ startups across the globe building products in the cloud-native, data engineering, B2B SaaS, IoT & Machine Learning space. Our team of 275+ elite software engineers solves hard technical problems while transforming customer ideas into successful products.

As a Technical Lead – DevOps, you’ll contribute to the entire CI/CD & infrastructure automation efforts while leading a team of 2-10 engineers. As part of the engineering team, you’ll provide developers with a full set of DevOps lifecycle tools that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline. This includes database management, automating build processes, environment setups, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information. Your team will work with Kubernetes and cloud environments at scale.


  • Design, create, own, and maintain systems and service deployments in multi-cloud and container architecture (AWS, Google Cloud, Kubernetes)
  • Continuously improve CI/CD & infrastructure for better reliability, observability, performance & scalability.
  • Contributing to important architectural and operational decisions like micro-services vs. monoliths, deployment techniques, technologies, policies, etc. Work closely with CTOs, engineering leaders and architects.
  • Develop products in the cloud-native ecosystem. Or architect and develop tools to help adoption of cloud native technology.
  • Leading incident response and postmortems
  • Mentor and train team members and review their work

Technologies You Will Use

  • AWS, GCP
  • Docker, Kubernetes, EKS/GKE/Openshift, Serverless
  • Golang, Ruby, Python, Bash
  • Ansible, Helm, Chef or Puppet
  • Terraform, Vault
  • Postgresql, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra, Kafka,
  • CircleCI, Jenkins, Github Actions
  • Spark, Redshift, ElasticSearch (ELK stack)
  • Datadog, New Relic, Prometheus
  • Various other Cloud Native technologies

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 7 – 12 years’ experience in a DevOps and/or software engineering role
  • Minimum 1 year of experience leading a team of DevOps, SRE, CI/CD engineers of any size.
  • Hands-on scripting and software development fluency in any programming language (Python, Go, Node, Ruby).
  • Solid understanding & experience of setting up build & release processes (CI & CD expert)
  • Experience working with modern DevOps tooling, understanding concepts/tooling such as Infrastructure as Code (Terraform), Docker Orchestration, service discovery, secrets management, etc.
  • Proficient with Kubernetes concepts such as Pods, Services, Deployments, Statefulsets, volume claims, Helm Charts etc.
  • Infrastructure automation experience with knowledge of at least a few of these tools: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, Packer
  • Proficiency with one or more SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch or MongoDB.
  • Understanding of micro-services architecture.
  • Cloud-based networking experience (HaProxy, WAF, ELB, ALB, SSL, NAT, distributed multi-cloud VPC)
  • You’re willing to learn various new technologies and concepts. The “cloud-native” field of software is evolving fast and you’ll need to quickly learn new technologies as required.
  • Communication: You like discussing a plan upfront, welcome collaboration, and are an excellent verbal and written communicator.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Bonus points if you have…

  • AWS, GCP or Kubernetes certifications.
  • Experience implementing good SRE & security(DevSecOps) practices
  • Expertise running, managing and automating production Kubernetes environments in one or more cloud providers
  • Experience contributing to open source projects or building tools/utilities.


Our Culture:

  • We have an autonomous and empowered work culture encouraging individuals to take ownership and grow quickly.
  • Flat hierarchy with fast decision making and a startup-oriented “get things done” culture.
  • A strong, fun & positive environment with regular celebrations of our success. We pride ourselves in creating an inclusive, diverse & authentic environment.

We want to hire smart, curious and ambitious folks so please reach out even if you do not have all of the requisite experience. We are looking for engineers with the potential to grow!

Note: Currently, all interviews and onboarding processes at Velotio are being carried out remotely through virtual meetings.