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Senior DevOps Engineer (f/m/d)

Pune, Mahārāshtra, IndiaEngineering

Job description

Who We Are

Verve Group has created a more efficient and privacy-focused way to buy and monetize advertising. Verve Group is an ecosystem of demand and supply technologies fusing data, media, and technology together to deliver results and growth to both advertisers and publishers–no matter the screen or location, no matter who, what, or where a customer is. With 13 offices across the globe and with an eye on servicing forward-thinking advertising customers, Verve Group’s solutions are trusted by more than 90 of the United States’ top 100 advertisers, 4,000 publishers globally, and the world’s top demand-side platforms. Verve Group is a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI). Learn more at

Smaato’s digital ad tech platform is the only omnichannel ad server and monetization solution with controls to make monetization simple. Publishers can bring their first-party data and manage all inventory in one place. Marketers get access to the highest-quality inventory so they can reach audiences around the world and on any device. Smaato is part of Verve Group, a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI). 

Who You Are

Are you a developer or cloud engineer with a passion for infrastructure automation, site reliability, or improving developer experience? Smaato is looking for you to join our Systems Engineering team and help our engineering teams excel in automation, continuous delivery, infrastructure, monitoring, and operations. We design, build, and deploy highly-available Linux- and cloud-based solutions, as well as develop software tools that support the mission of our entire Engineering organization. This highly-technical, hands-on role requires breadth and depth of expertise in managing infrastructure and applications in the cloud. We are looking for a team player, willing to collaborate in a fast-paced environment, and able to work independently with high self-motivation.

What You Will Do

  • Be responsible for the development and end-to-end operations of the products owned by your team.

  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to identify the right problems to solve.

  • Develop tools and frameworks to enable our engineering teams to efficiently build and maintain their services.

  • Develop infrastructure products and guide best practices, architecture, and technology choices used by our engineering organization.

  • Support the customers that use your team’s products, participate in on-call, and troubleshoot production incidents.

Job requirements

What You Will Bring

  • Solid experience in cloud-based operations at scale

  • Strong experience with AWS products/services and Kubernetes

  • Experience developing Infrastructure as Code in Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.

  • Experience with CI/CD solutions like Argo-CD, GitHub Actions, and Jenkins

  • Experience with monitoring technologies like CloudWatch, Datadog, and OpsGenie

  • Experience with common relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • Proficiency developing in a modern language like Go, Rust, or Python

  • Good understanding of event messaging, networking, and distributed systems

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Steady contributions to one or more open source projects

  • Full business proficiency in English

What We Offer
  • Join one of the top privacy-first omnichannel ad platforms and gaming companies

  • Be part of a multicultural team (55+ nationalities) that is bringing advertising to the next level

  • Benefit from working with some of the most experienced professionals in our industry and constantly grow with us

  • You will learn and evolve in an empowering environment characterized by entrepreneurial actions

  • Responsibility, independence, and an opportunity to participate in projects that have a significant impact on Verve Group’s success

  • 3 Wellness days per year to help you maintain your well-being (in Q1, Q2 and Q3 after min. 90 days of employment)

  • Enhance your professional skills with a yearly training budget and improve your language skills through German and/or English classes.

  • Work and Travel Program (monthly raffle after 2 years of employment)

  • We are happy to build a great team together and we appreciate your help through our Employee Referral Bonus

  • Align your interests with the company's success and take part in our Employee Shares Purchase Plan

  • You will be entitled to 18 holidays per year in addition to any of the public/bank holidays

  • Personalized Benefits Platform; with a budget of 4100 INR/month, you can choose the benefits that fit you best from the following options:
    • Mobility and travel

    • Entertainment and food

    • Fitness and health care

  • Enjoy food and beverage benefits with colleagues and have fun during team events

  • Medical insurance for self and family

Verve Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.