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Lead AWS DevOps Engineer Remote

Lead AWS DevOps Engineer Description

Job #: epamgdo_blt890ca652049481e9_en-us_Other_Colombia

We're in search of an accomplished Lead AWS DevOps Engineer to become part of our distributed team remotely.

In this role, you'll take on the task of crafting and constructing operational infrastructure to uphold online services for a media organization, striving for automation whenever feasible. Collaborating with a geographically dispersed team of IaC engineers, your objective will be to maintain the seamless operation of the company's operational infrastructure. Your expertise with AWS and K8s, coupled with a robust grasp of Infrastructure as Code (IaC), will be fundamental for this position.



  • Craft and construct operational infrastructure supporting online services for a media entity, prioritizing automation
  • Participate in a distributed team of IaC engineers to maintain operational infrastructure seamlessly
  • Keep the infrastructure current with the latest security patches and updates
  • Identify and resolve infrastructure challenges, escalating when necessary
  • Configure infrastructure to align with business requirements, balancing cost and performance considerations
  • Engage with other teams to integrate infrastructure with various systems and services
  • Contribute to crafting disaster recovery plans and conducting tests
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, fostering knowledge sharing and best practices
  • Maintain accurate and updated documentation


  • At least 6 years of IT experience, encompassing Software Development and Systems Engineering
  • Proven track record in leading and supervising developer teams to achieve project success
  • Knowledge of CI/CD practices (creating pipelines, configuring Jenkins, or similar tools)
  • Proficient coding skills in Ruby, Python, JavaScript, etc
  • Expertise in K8s (Kubernetes)
  • Strong familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Proficiency in Bash/Powershell scripting
  • Understanding of AWS services, including networking, compute, IAM, S3, and auto-scaling
  • Thorough understanding of Linux systems
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Familiarity with Prometheus/Alertmanager/Grafana
  • Previous exposure to Nomad
  • Experience in incident management and on-call responsibilities
  • Fluent English communication skills, both spoken and written (B2 level)

Nice to have

  • Experience in managing Windows Server VMs in cloud environments and associated tasks

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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