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DevOps Lead

Date:  31 Jan 2024
Country:  India
Function:  Digital
Sub-Function:  Digital

 

About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

Digital Olam is a brand-new group with the energy, drive, and brave thinking attitude that is needed to bring innovation to Olam. Our job is to accelerate the impact of digital transformation by partnering closely with our business units, we prototype ideas, test them in real business scenarios, and quickly adapt the solution. Combining data science, human-centered design, and the latest rapid development techniques—such as agile, micro services and DevOps—we help Olam deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses.

We are Digital Olam!!!

Job Description

  • Deliver cloud platform architecture services detailing with how Azure infrastructure and platform offerings/services that support the overall application architecture;
  • Create solutions that support a DevOps approach for delivery and operations of services
  • Good hands-on experience on PaaS components and deployment and management of microservices based applications, Azure functions, Service Fabric and Event hubs and so on
  • Be a go to person for Cloud Architecture for Audit and Assurance. Should have a deep understanding of IaaS and PaaS services offered on cloud platforms and understand how to use them together to build complex solutions.
  • Ensure that all cloud solutions follow security and compliance controls, including data sovereignty
  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.
  • Interact with and advise business representatives of the application regarding functional and non-functional requirements
  • Create proof-of-concepts to demonstrate viability of solutions under consideration
  • Develop enterprise level conceptual solutions and sponsor consensus/approval for global applications.
  • Have a working knowledge of other architecture disciplines including application, database, infrastructure, and enterprise architecture.
  • Identify system integration opportunities
  • Identify and implement best practices, tools and standards
  • Provide consultative support to the DevOps team for production incidents
  • Drive and support system reliability, availability, scale, and performance activities

Profile Description

  • 12+ years of experience on delivering cloud platform architecture services detailing with how Azure infrastructure and platform services support the overall application architecture;
  • Strong knowledge of Azure, including PaaS and IaaS service offerings and architectures.
  • Knowledge of networking engineering, including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices for IT operations in an always-on, always-available service model
  • Proven background in the design and implementation of large scale, global, complex custom application development systems (e.g., high transaction volumes).
  • Advanced understanding of distributed systems architecture in Azure on a global basis
  • Experience problem solving issues on globally distributed systems and critical product service environments
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership
  • Must understand the Agile methodology and have worked on a Scrum team.
  • Experience of practical implementations of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools
  • Direct, hands-on experience with DevOps and release management tools
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, Dockerization, Kubernates, Service Fabric etc.
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with corporate executives and technical teams.
  • Excellent influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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