DevOps Engineer (Chef, SME)

Hyderabad, India

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a DevOps Engineer (Chef, SME) for our Hyderabad office to make the team even stronger.


  • Install, setup Chef on-premise at enterprise level and maintenance;
  • Eliminate manual tasks via configuration management tool - Chef;
  • Migrate services from on-premise to multiple clouds (Hybrid);
  • Create, implement and maintain security policies and data bags to ensure compliances;
  • Write codes on Chef for auto provisioning infrastructure, installation of software has and services;
  • Take a lead role in collaboratively maintaining cookbooks in the Chef supermarket as well as in the in-house repository;
  • Ensure core recipes are supported on multiple Linux flavors and its platforms;
  • Create and maintain knowledge base;
  • Verify infrastructure automation meets compliance goals and is current with disaster recovery plan;
  • Mentor and train entry and intermediate level staff in the practice and community;
  • Contribute to fine tuning the change management process for reliability and speed;
  • Evangelize configuration management and automation to IT professionals around the center;
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and analyst/consultant, to understand project needs, gather & document requirements;
  • Help clients understand the best mix of technologies, design solutions and services and how they should be delivered to maximize effectiveness;
  • Be responsible for CI/CD implementation using SCM tools;
  • Implement different components of infrastructure (Monitoring, Logs Management, Consolidation tools etc.);
  • Be responsible for infrastructure planning, scaling and monitoring process implementation;
  • Educate teams on technical and workflow considerations of Docker adoption.


  • Expert in using knife commands, Foodcritic and Test Kichen and improve testing of cookbooks (using InSpec, Serverspec, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of public / private clouds;
  • Hands-on experience in scripting languages (Python, Ruby, Shell and PowerShell);
  • Implementation knowledge of engineering practices across the phases of SDLC;
  • Hands-on experience in Linux administration to troubleshoot issues, optimize the solutions and create RCA.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies;
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications;
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms;
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons;
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects;
  • Focused individual development;
  • Benefit package:
    • Health benefits;
    • Retirement benefits;
    • Paid time off;
    • Flexible benefits.
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.).