Core Infrastructure & DevOps Engineer

Engineering | Anywhere, India,Chennai, Chennai, India

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Job Summary:

The Avalara product suite is a mix of Windows/SQL environments with a wide variety of additional open source applications present in a Linux environment. The role supports multiple projects and requires interactions and partnerships with teams and personnel from multiple business locations, skill sets, and backgrounds. As such, the position requires strong communication skills in addition to a solid foundation of technical skills, analytical abilities, and end-to-end troubleshooting techniques.

Job Duties:

  • Recommend application changes to improve application performance.
  • Work with Development to transition applications from one platform to another when called for by the business
  • Cloud Services experience with AWS or Azure
  • Experienced in troubleshooting applications running on a Windows .NET stack using IIS and Linux based opensource stacks in an AWS environment. You must have strong experience in one and a willingness to learn the other.
  • Qualifications:

  • At least 6 years' experience in a SAAS operating environment.
  • Deep expertise in the mentality, processes, and tools needed to deliver five nines SLAs.
  • Communication and influence of indirect engineering teams through documentation, Brown Bags, training etc.
  • CI/CD process
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows or Linux and it's underlying components, system statistics, performance tuning, file systems, and io.
  • Experience with either .NET or Linux in AWS.
  • Past experience with scripting skills in Powershell, Python or Perl and a history of automating workloads
  • Experience with production deployment, monitoring and operational support for enterprise-class applications
  • Experience in performance diagnostics, capacity planning, performance architecture design, performance tuning, performance monitoring
  • Experience working with load balanced high-traffic solutions/services.
  • Experience in SQL and database services
  • BS in Computer Science or STEM equivalent with 5-8 years of relevant work experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Technologies you are likely to be working with: AWS, GCP and AWS PaaS and SaaS technologies, GitLab, Atlassian suite, Powershell, Python, Terraform & HashiCorp suite, Jenkins, C#, SQL, Linux, Containerization technologies etc.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Can do attitude no problem is too big or too small.
  • A desire to delight customers.
  • A systematic problem solver, with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Good data analysis skills to pick up trends before they become major problems.
  • Previous experience as an enterprise-class Site Reliability Engineer
  • A strong mix of Software Engineer and Operation Support skills.
  • Eager to learn new technologies and programming languages.
  • About Avalara:

    We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.

    Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

    The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

    Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds.

    That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That's why we're growing fast.

    Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

    Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

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