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Senior AWS DevOps Engineer Remote

Senior AWS DevOps Engineer 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.

Join our remote team as a Senior DevOps Engineer. In this role, your focus will be managing our Amazon Web Services infrastructure, handling aspects such as EKS version upgrades, scaling, and right-sizing.

Your duties will also cover the setup, tuning, modernization, migration, and decommissioning of various observability services we utilize, such as Cortex/Mimir, Loki, Tempo, OpenTelemetry, Grafana, and Alertmanager. Other responsibilities include building Docker images for multiple architectures and troubleshooting various issues with microservices in Kubernetes, AWS connectivity, services performance, Lambda functions, and Kafka. Participating in hypercare events and on-call shifts will also be required.


  • Infrastructure management on AWS using Terraform/CloudFormation, covering EKS version upgrades, scaling, and right-sizing
  • Handling of various observability services, including but not limited to Cortex/Mimir, Loki, Tempo, OpenTelemetry, Grafana, and Alertmanager
  • Automation of operations using Python/Golang, Gitlab CI, or custom self-service solutions based on the AWS Service Catalog
  • Building Docker images for multiple architectures such as arm64 and amd64
  • Issue resolution involving Kubernetes-based microservices, AWS connectivity, service performance, Lambda functions, and Kafka
  • Participation in hypercare events and on-call services as needed
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to achieve project goals
  • Continuous learning and development under mentorship for enhancing technical and soft skills


  • A minimum of 3 years of DevOps experience, with a focus on AWS infrastructure management and observability services
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience with scripting in Python and/or Bash
  • Hands-on knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker, Grafana, Prometheus, and Alertmanager
  • Familiarity with Helm and GitLab CI
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting abilities
  • Capable of independent and collaborative work with cross-functional teams
  • Proven experience in managing AWS services such as EKS, ECS on Fargate, Lambda, ECR, Load Balancing, VPC Endpoint, Route53, and CloudWatch
  • Proficient English language skills at an upper-intermediate level

Nice to have

  • Experience with Cortex, Tempo, and Promtail/FluentBit
  • Familiarity with Monitoring Mixins, New Relic, DataDog, and Kafka
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Knowledge of Golang

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!
  • Are you open to relocation? - If you want to relocate to another country and we have the right project, we will assist you every step of the way, to help you and your family, reach your new home

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