Senior Software Engineer - DevOps

Bengaluru   |   Full Time

About AppsForBharat

We are on a mission to assist a billion Indians in their spiritual and devotional journeys - and guide them on the path towards feeling happy, peaceful, and content. We are developing a suite of mobile and web apps that will address the spiritual and devotional needs of our users. 

Our first app (currently in stealth) was launched 8 months ago — this app is at the intersection of spirituality/devotion and gaming and with that, we are moving a large offline behaviour online. It is already at a million installs with 4.9 ⭐ on Google Play Store. The user-love that we have been getting is overwhelming & inspiring; and with our growth rate, we will be serving tens of millions of users in a few months from now.

AppsForBharat was founded in November 2020 by Prashant Sachan, a second-time entrepreneur who previously founded & scaled Trell. We are a multi-disciplinary team that comes with a proven track record of building & scaling products. We are alumni of IITs and have previously worked at Microsoft, Samsung, and high-growth startups.

We are backed by Sequoia Capital - India and BEENEXT. We are rapidly scaling and looking for Exceptional Talents to join us and do some extraordinary work together.

Tech Stack

Our current tech stack is a mix of classic and cloud-native infra: PHP, Python, RDS MySQL, AWS EC2, Kotlin, Amazon CDK.

Job Objective

As a DevOps engineer, you will build, test and maintain the infrastructure and tools to allow for the speedy development and release of the software.

Your Responsibilities

  1. You will be building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure for the services to run smoothly at scale.

  2. You will work on ways to automate and improve development and release processes.

  3. You will ensure that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats.

  4. You will help build the DevOps team and mentor junior developers to follow better development practices.

  5. You will write automation scripts using scripting languages Python, Bash, Go etc.

  6. You will help the developer team to configure and manage data sources like MySQL, Mongo, Elasticsearch, Redis, Cassandra, BigQuery etc

  7. You will use Pulumi and/or Amazon CDK to orchestrate solutions and manage infrastructure for our microservices architecture.

  8. You will have to work closely with the rest of the Engineering team in building out the infrastructure required to monitor the services and systems.


  1. You have 5+ years of experience handling production systems and monitoring high-performance applications.

  2. You have previously managed infrastructure using Terraform, Pulumi or Cloud Formation.

  3. You are proficient in Linux and can write scripts in Shell and/or Python.

  4. You have experience with services like EC2, S3, VPN, VPC, EKS, Fargate & serverless technologies like AWS Lambda or equivalent in other providers. 

  5. You have knowledge in queuing & messaging systems like Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS.

  6. You have hands-on experience in debugging production issues.

  7. Experience with Cloud and API security, especially AWS (IAM, KMS, WAF).

Good to Have

  1. You have dealt with scale problems at previous employers.

  2. You have developed and managed CI/CD initiatives within the engineering organization.

Additional Perks

Our office is located in the green and leafy streets of HSR Layout, Bangalore, and is designed to feel like a mindfulness zone with the sound of falling water, greenery, great books to read, great coffee/tea, and a great team alongside you to build with.

As a company, we believe in autonomous small teams for maximum impact. We strive for organizational growth to align with your growth as an individual. We sincerely work towards building an inclusive culture where we celebrate your individuality and ideas are encouraged by everyone. We seek people who naturally demonstrate our values, who understand India, the challenge ahead of us, but can also solve this for the rest of the world. In addition, we also have:

  • A competitive salary.

  • Equity in a high growth & great potential company.

  • Peaceful & pet-friendly office at the heart of HSR Layout.

  • Medical cover for you and your loved ones.

Do your most meaningful work alongside us. Be a part of something big!

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