Principal Engineer-1/tech Lead (infra)- AVP Development Ops_gstn

9 - 14 Years

Job Description

Roles and responsibilities 

Role Description
A seasoned Dev Ops professional who will be responsible for ensuring continued, efficient and effective operations of GST system that includes applications, middleware platforms, Operating Systems (Primarily Unix, Mac and Windows) and underlying hardware.
The role holder would also be responsible for leading the devops function for supporting all business application systems that include Hadoop, Kafka, OS, MySQL systems and other infrastructure including an elaborate network spread across four data centers. He will establish and adhere to the operations as per the ITIL processes and larger governance Framework of GST System.
Mandatory Skillset
Expert knowledge of Linux/Unix based OS. Should be comfortable finding his/her way around a Linux/Unix OS . Very comfortable with /proc and /sys pseudo filesystems. Deep understanding of how and OS/Computer Program works.
Experience working with relational DB ( Postgres, MySQL, etc ), NoSQL DB ( Redis, Cassandra, etc)
Experience working on Large scale monitoring infrastructure ( Icinga, Prometheus etc), Log aggregators like (flume, Fluentd, Splunk, logstash) and ElasticSearch/Splunk.
Experience working on config management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt etc .
Should be able to read tcpdump, strace/dtrace/ltrace output, crash dumps .
Good troubleshooting skills on all the OSI layers.
Good scripting skills on Shell and one high level language like Python/Ruby.

Key Responsibilities
Continued running and operation of applications, middleware and infrastructure (including DC/ DR) on an ongoing basis of GST system.
Ensure 24X7 availability of all DC and DR to facilitate smooth operations of the Technology Division
Ensure protection of the IT infrastructure and applications a secure environment by implementing security protocols and procedures for data backup, storage and access norms in order to ensure data integrity
Ensure the complete documentations of system configurations and transfer of knowledge from the System Integrators to the GSTN Team to ensure upkeep and maintenance of the developed applications and infrastructure
Develop mechanisms for obtaining feedback on the functioning of IT services in the organisation and ensure timely resolution of user queries as per defined Organisational guidelines
Monitor and report on the adherence to agreed SLA to ensure effective functioning of the Operations

Key Attributes & Skills:
Bachelors/Masters in IT/ECE or Masters / Bachelors in Computer Applications or relevant experience in the domain of IT operations with more than 8 years.
9-14 years of experience in the IT function of large organisations
Extensive knowledge of any flavor of Unix/Unix Based Systems and applications
Solid knowledge of system administration and Infrastructure architecture design principles
An excellent knack of troubleshooting issues arising out of Network, System or application.
Strong fundamentals of OSI model and TCP/IP stack on Systems
Extensive experience on handling OpenSource Software systems like OpenLdap, WebServers (Apache, nGnix, etc)
Experience of leading a agile and responsive team consisting of IT/Technology software and hardware professionals
Experience of implementing IT specific systems and solutions across IT functions
Solid understanding of financials of IT systems

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT-Software / Software Services

Functional Area:IT Software - Application Programming, Maintenance

Role Category:Senior Management

Role:Program Manager


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UG:BCA - Computers

PG:MCA - Computers

Company Profile

NISG (National Institute for Smart Government)

NISG is a not-for-profit company setup in a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in 2002 under the recommendations of The National Taskforce on Information Technology & Software Development, with 51% equity contributed by the private sector & 49% by the public sector. NASSCOM, Government of India & Government of Andhra Pradesh are the main promoters with ILFS, Government of Chhattisgarh, Government of Meghalaya & Vizag Municipal Corporation being the other stakeholders.
NISG has its origins in the recommendations of the National Task Force on IT & Software Development. Forged as a public-private partnership, NISG offers the orientation & efficiency of the private sector combined with the accountability of the public sector. NISG is helping the Government of India & State Governments realize the national e-governance vision. NISG has worked on multiple projects with various ministries under nomination thus keeping the sanctity of Not for Profit organization.
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