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Lead Systems Engineer (Cloud & DevOps) Chennai, India

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Lead Systems Engineer (Cloud & DevOps) Description

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We are seeking a Lead Systems Engineer (Cloud & DevOps) to join our team.

You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure and deployment pipelines for our cloud-based applications. You will lead a team of DevOps engineers and work closely with development, operations, and security teams to ensure seamless integration and delivery of the software products.



  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of DevOps engineers
  • Design, deploy, and maintain scalable, secure, and resilient cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the team
  • Implement infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or ARM templates
  • Develop and maintain continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, or CircleCI
  • Automate the build, test, and deployment processes to improve efficiency and reliability
  • Optimize system performance and troubleshoot issues in a timely manner
  • Implement monitoring, logging, and alerting solutions to ensure the health and performance of applications
  • Ensure cloud environments and DevOps processes comply with security standards and best practices
  • Work closely with software developers, QA engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth integration and delivery of software
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members


  • Minimum 8 years of proficiency in cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Expertise in CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI, CircleCI, etc
  • Strong experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or ARM templates
  • Proficiency with scripting and automation using languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools (Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • B2+ English level 

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
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • 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.)



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