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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote lead DevOps engineers who will be responsible for leading the development and deployment of code and data for the management and development of continuous integration and deployment solutions. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job responsibilities

  • Create software deployment strategies essential for successful deployments
  • Identify and implement data storage methods like clustering to improve the team performance
  • Manage real-time documentation and enable quick search and analysis
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices
  • Conduct research, tests, and execute new techniques in the software development
  • Take ownership of designing, building, and optimizing automation systems
  • Execute business web and data infrastructure platforms
  • Participate in creating technology infrastructure, automation tools, and maintaining configuration management
  • Conduct training sessions of junior team members and other groups
  • Take responsibility of continuous integration and deployment solutions
  • Implement lifecycle infrastructure solutions and documentation operations

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science or IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of experience in DevOps engineering (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Knowledge and experience in system automation, deployment, and implementation
  • Expertise in using Linux, Jenkins, configuring, and automating the monitoring tools
  • Experience in the software development process, tools and languages like SaaS, Python, Java, MongoDB, Shell scripting, MySQL, and Git
  • Demonstrated knowledge in handling distributed data systems like Elastisearch, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc.
  • Experience in technologies like Python, MYSQL, MongoDB, Scala, and Ruby
  • Experience working with Kubernetes, Docker, or other containerization technologies
  • Sound knowledge of cloud infrastructure like AWS
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux, monitoring, editing, and command-based tools
  • Understanding of automation tools like Juju, Ansible, and Chef
  • Familiar with concepts of GCP, Hadoop, NoSQL databases, Big Data clusters, etc.
  • Comfortable working in an Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Great analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills

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How to become a lead DevOps engineer?

DevOps engineers are responsible for development and operations. It is a combination of software development and IT operations. It aims to reduce the time taken in the software development cycle and ensure continuous delivery with high software quality. Software development is a long time taking process with multiple phases involved. It consists of designing, development and deployment. So it is the job of DevOps engineers to ensure that all the stages are error-free and highly optimized. A lead DevOps engineer handles the development, testing, designing making sure that high software quality and on-time delivery.
So due to the high demand for DevOps engineers, there is a need of hiring expert lead DevOps engineers. To get a high-paying job, it is important to nail the interview. The primary way to go about it is to have the desired skills and experience. In this article, we will talk about everything you need to know about being a lead DevOps engineer.

What is the scope of a lead DevOps engineering?

The entry of DevOps has completely reformed the software development cycle. The practices have helped in optimizing the development of cycles. As a result, there is a huge rise in the demand for skilled lead DevOps engineers who can oversee the whole process to ensure error-free development of software.
With the rise in the number of companies, there is always demand for lead DevOps engineers. Not just numbers, but they are offered lucrative salaries too. So it is the right time to go out to get your dream remote job. A lead position requires years of experience and core expertise in the industry. Let now look at the responsibilities a lead DevOps engineer has to handle on a daily basis.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a lead DevOps engineer?

The main role of a lead DevOps engineer is to look after the complete software development process. Their job is to simplify the entire development process by fixing any errors in the development stages. The other responsibilities are:

  • Hands-on experience in designing, developing, testing and implementing automation systems
  • Identify and implement different data storage methods
  • Overseeing the entire software development cycle
  • Collaborating with different team members and ensuring the quality is as per requirements
  • Managing and monitoring KPIs
  • Ensure the best practices are followed throughout the development cycle
  • Mentoring junior engineers and other team members.

How to become a lead DevOps engineer?

Individuals with experience and expertise have more chances of landing a high-paying job. You need a minimum of 5+ years of experience to become a lead DevOps engineer. The standard way to reach this is to have a bachelors in computer science or IT or other relevant engineering fields. It will help them build a solid foundation for your DevOps career. You can also learn more languages that will help you get one step closer to your career.
However, to get a job as a lead DevOps engineer you need more than qualifications. You need work experience and manage the team. In addition to that, you keep yourself updated with the latest technology in software development. If you are looking to have a flourishing career as a lead DevOps engineer, you must have relevant experience as a DevOps engineer.

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Skills required to become an lead DevOps engineer

The primary step in getting close to your dream job is to know about the skills and master them. A skill set of a lead DevOps engineer is as follows:

1. Scripting skills

A DevOps engineer should be familiar with various programming languages such as SaaS, Python, Java, MongoDB, Shell scripting, MySQL, and Git. They should also have familiarity with different operating systems. Apart from the knowledge of programming languages, a lead DevOps engineer should have a good grasp of the automated process. A hands-on experience in writing clear and concise code is a must.

2. Network and Storage

A lead DevOps engineer must know how to deal with data storage, server and networking. Also, decent understanding of APIs, infrastructure and protocols of the development process. In addition to that, a lead DevOps engineer should have a grasp of the automation process. DevOps engineers should also be able to optimize automation standards.

3. Coding

This is the base strap for any engineer as you need exceptional command over programming languages. Writing code is one of the skills that top the chart. It is required to ensure maximum security and high reliability to avoid unnecessary attacks. Follow best practices to ensure everything is as standard. A lead DevOps engineer can ensure the safety of a project at all stages.

4. Knowledge of Infrastructure

To deliver a product that matches the standards, you need to have familiarity with the infrastructure. Your job as a lead DevOps engineer will be to analyse the best platforms for deploying applications. A decent understanding of networking knowledge can also help you in going through the virtual network of the software.

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How to get remote lead DevOps engineer jobs?

If you have the expertise, skills and experience, getting a lead DevOps engineer job won’t be a problem for you. All you need is a laptop and an internet connection. Turing helps you spin up your career with a high paying lead DevOps job from the comfort of your home. However, to get a job as a lead DevOps engineer, it is recommended to have at least 5 years of professional experience. Once you sign up at Turing, you find a job that will accelerate your career as you want. You can become a part of the developers' community and learn and grow with them.

Why become a lead DevOps engineer at Turing?

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their lead DevOps engineers?

Sign up at Turing to accelerate your career and find your dream job. At Turing, every engineer is allowed to set a salary they think is right for them. However, we do recommend a range we feel will help you get a full-time opportunity with U.S. companies. We suggest salaries based on 3 primary factors: Skills, clients’ demand and market conditions.

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We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

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We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

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