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Lead DevOps Engineer Sofia, Bulgaria or Remote

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Lead DevOps Engineer Description

Job #: 35132


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.


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as LEAD DEVOPS ENGINEER or any level above.

What You’ll Do

  • Join ONE team of friendly and fun professionals: no other team knows how to have a good time as we do. We all respect each other as equals and not only get along on a work level but personal as well
  • Configure continuous integration and deployment
  • Develop and maintain configuration management for the whole infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as a code
  • Provide operational support for the whole infrastructure and automation tools
  • Ensure that any technical issues faced by project teams are resolved
  • Communicate effectively to all the stakeholders and team members
  • Lead and coach team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for growth

What You Have

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Solid knowledge of public or private clouds (AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenStack)
  • Advanced sysadmin skills: Linux or Windows
  • Good understanding of Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, LXC, BSD Zones, etc.)
  • Solid experience with CI/CD: (Jenkins, TeamCity, GoCD, Travis, CodePipeline or Bamboo)
  • Relevant scripting/coding experience for developing automation (Bash, Python, PowerShell, Java, .Net, or other)
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience mentoring others and teaching/advising engineers on how to use Kubernetes, Terraform or general DevOps tooling including git etc
  • Desire to communicate and collaborate with the customer intensely
  • Motivation to acquire new skills continuously
  • Strong problem-solving characteristics
  • Clear, concise communication skills and good command of written and spoken English

Nice to have

  • The following experience is considered as a big plus. However, if you do not have some of these - we are ready to train you:
    • Configuration management: Ansible, Puppet, Chef or Salt Stack
    • IaC: Terraform, CloudFormation, or other
    • Virtualization: KVM/libvirt or HyperV
    • Version control systems: git, Subversion or CVS etc
    • Good knowledge in TCP Networking
    • Experience with monitoring tools
    • Team or project-leading experience
    • Able to conduct technical interviews

We offer

  • Opportunity to engineer your future
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and exchange best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits; Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the new Infinity Tower business center
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement
  • Want to prepare better and Grow yourself? Check our training and development resources and tailor your own PDP – free for any passionate IT professional at

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