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Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Hyderabad



Other Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Astronomer designed Astro, a modern data orchestration platform, powered by Apache Airflow™. Astro enables companies to place Apache Airflow at the core of their data operations, providing ease of use, scalability, and enterprise-grade security, to ensure the reliable delivery of mission-critical data pipelines.

We’re a globally-distributed and rapidly growing venture-backed team of learners, innovators and collaborators. Our mission is to build an Enterprise-grade product that makes it easy for data teams at Fortune 500’s and startups alike to adopt Apache Airflow. As a member of our team, you will be at the forefront of the industry as we strive to deliver the world's data.

Your background may be unconventional; as long as you have the essential qualifications, we encourage you to apply. While having "bonus" qualifications makes for a strong candidate, Astronomer values diverse experiences. Many of us at Astronomer haven't followed traditional career paths, and we welcome it if yours hasn't either.

About this role

We’re looking for infrastructure engineers for a new team at the intersection of our commercial and community efforts. We want the Astronomer Registry to be the go-to place for data practitioners to contribute examples, collaborate on best practices, and generally show off their work.

You’ll focus on functionality and usability, ensuring that the Astronomer Registry user experience fits seamlessly into the greater Astronomer product ecosystem. That means you’ll work hand in hand with our data, core services, and other product teams.

Hybrid Work Model: for this role, you will embrace a flexible hybrid work model, working a few days per week at our Office in Hyderabad while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected.

What you get to do:

  • Serve as a primary point who is responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of our platform.

  • Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid iteration and growth.

  • Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor applications in a large-scale environment.

  • Work closely with development teams to ensure the platform is designed with operability in mind.

  • Identify and lead efforts to improve automation.

  • Perform root cause analysis and document results in the form of post-mortems.

  • Write and maintain documentation around key systems and processes.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation with some of our customers.

  • Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

What you bring to the role:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience operating Kubernetes clusters in a production environment.

  • Experience in managing and scaling distributed systems in one of the three major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Strong experience with at least one Continuous Integration system, such as CircleCI or Jenkins.

  • Understanding of the Linux Operating System, standard networking protocols, and components.

  • Experience with deploying, supporting, and monitoring new and existing services, platforms, and application stacks.

  • Automation/Scripting experience with Shell, Python, or similar.

  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (Terraform, Cloudformation, etc.).

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with scale testing, disaster recovery, and capacity planning.

  • Experience with at least one of the following languages: NodeJS, Go.

  • Familiarity with Apache Airflow.

  • Experience with Openshift and the Red Hat marketplace.

  • Experience with the Prometheus/Grafana and ELK stacks.

At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Astronomer is a remote-first company.