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Cloud Engineering Manager

HarnessFull-time$100k - $255k*IndiaApr 18, 2024

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Harness is a high-growth company that is disrupting the software delivery market. Our mission is to enable the 30 million software developers in the world to deliver code to their users reliably, efficiently, securely and quickly, increasing customers’ pace of innovation while improving the developer experience. We offer solutions for every step of the software delivery lifecycle to build, test, secure, deploy and manage reliability, feature flags and cloud costs. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes modules for CI, CD, Cloud Cost Management, Feature Flags, Service Reliability Management, Security Testing Orchestration, Chaos Engineering, Software Engineering Insights and continues to expand at an incredibly fast pace.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7B. We’re backed with $425M in venture financing from top-tier VC and strategic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, ServiceNow, Splunk Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

As a leader in our cloud engineering team, you will play a crucial role in designing, scaling, and managing cloud infrastructure and the app stacks  for our platform. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, architects, and operations teams, to ensure our infrastructure, services and applications are optimized to scale and be resilient.  This role will report to the Head of cloud engineering. 

About the role

  • Lead a small team of cloud engineers and DBAs. Mentor, coach and guide them for success.
  • Design and implement scalable and reliable cloud solutions on GKE and EKS 
  • Collaborate with development teams to provide guidance and support in adopting cloud-native architectures and best practices.
  • Deploy and manage cloud resources, including virtual machines, containers, and storage systems, to meet application requirements.
  • Develop and automate infrastructure-as-code (IaC) using tools like Terraform or Deployment Manager.
  • Implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines for continuous integration and deployment of cloud applications.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot cloud infrastructure, including performance monitoring, log analysis, and incident response.
  • Implement security best practices and ensure compliance with data protection and privacy regulations.
  • Collaborate with the operations team to define and implement backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity strategies.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments and advancements in GKE/EKS services and recommend their adoption when appropriate.
  • Participate in capacity planning, performance optimization, and cost management activities.
  • Understand the critical paths of the application code, contract dependencies, data layer interactions and should be able to guide the builders on the scalable architecture. Should be able to debug (to the code) production issues.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Started the career as a software developer in Java or Golang 
  • Proven experience as a Cloud Engineer, preferably with a focus on application scale, resiliency and optimization.
  • In-depth knowledge of GCP services, including Compute Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Storage, BigQuery, Cloud Pub/Sub, etc.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-native architectures, microservices, and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform, Deployment Manager, or Cloud Deployment Manager.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD concepts and tools 
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools (e.g., Stackdriver, Prometheus, ELK stack).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues in a distributed environment.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Prior experience leading a small team as a line manager.

Work Location

Bangalore. The successful candidate will be expected to be in the Bangalore office 3x / week. 

What you will have at Harness

  • Experience building a transformative product
  • End-to-end ownership of your projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefit
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
  • Monthly internet reimbursement

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.


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