Mumbai Professional Services Full-time

Senior DevOps Solutions Engineer

We are looking for a talented Senior DevOps Solutions Engineer focussed on Operations to establish best practices around containerisation and Cloud infrastructure and to apply those in deploying applications in the R3 managed services environment.
As a DevOps Solutions Engineer, you will be part of the professional services team. Your mission is to help our partners implement and operate complex deployments of R3’s blockchain/distributed ledger platform Corda Enterprise. You will leverage your extensive expertise in Cloud infrastructure and operations to help our ISV Partners deploy and operate Corda reliably on-premises and in the Cloud, specifically within R3 Managed Services.
As a Senior DevOps Solutions Engineer who is focused on Operations, you will be responsible for the architecture, design and build of infrastructure to run customer solutions. You will be the go-to expert for Cloud technologies, such as Azure, AWS and Google Cloud, within the team. You will advise R3’s ISV Partners directly and act as a point of contact for your colleagues that are facing hard deployment challenges in their customer work. You will be focussing on creating highly scalable architectures for distributed systems, therefore, you have a strong understanding of infrastructure as code, with commercial experience in building out orchestration and infrastructure using tools such as Terraform and Ansible.
As we expand our containerisation story using Docker and Kubernetes, you will ensure best practices are implemented at scale by providing reference implementations to the wider team. You will take responsibility for these reusable artefacts by documenting them accordingly and advocating for their use.
Due to the client-facing role nature of this role, it’s will be suited to someone who has a previous consultancy or a professional services background, please expect to travel as customers are based in Europe.


  • Work hands-on in diverse customer environments (Cloud and on-Premises), following customer-mandated processes.
  • Understand customer requirements and provide guidance on which deployment strategy satisfies those best.
  • Define best practices for all future Professional Service deployment activities. Be the expert in this field, constantly advocating for adherence to these practices.
  • Create reference implementation of automated Cloud Infrastructure and software deployments that are meticulously engineered so your colleagues in the field can rely on them.
  • Rapidly install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools for all environments under change control/configuration management.
  • Quickly and correctly diagnose issues with environments, including identifying patterns that could indicate a security threat.
  • Support the execution of tests and other activities on testing environments, including liaising with customers and associated project management and planning.
  • Deploy and operate internal/external testing environments.
  • Create, update and own environment configuration documentation.
  • Ensure parity between environments, where applicable.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Maintain and operate security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of current technologies and trends in networking, hosting, operations.
  • Liaise with vendors, customers, team members and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Work hands-on in diverse customer environments (Cloud and on-Premises), following customer-mandated processes.
  • Provide recommendations on site reliability, specifically around monitoring and alerting.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability, understanding scalability and disaster recovery.
  • Provide feedback to engineering teams on how to improve our product based to ensure optimal deployability.


  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux based environments, preferably for a financial services institution
  • Experience of deploying, using and managing the Atlassian tool set (Jira, Service Desk etc).
  • Demonstrated commercial experience with medium to large scale Kubernetes deployments
  • Experience with taking an infrastructure deployment from inception to production
  • Strong Cloud experience (Azure, AWS, and/or Google Cloud)
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Solid understanding and experience of security engineering
  • Experience with scripting languages as well as a polyglot attitude that welcomes picking up new languages if necessary (e.g., Ansible, Terraform)
  • Desired: Experience with concerns of site reliability (e.g., experience with metrics/monitoring/alerting)
  • Desired: Experience with decentralised systems such as Blockchain


  • Required: A positive and collaborative attitude with a desire to teach: You can work with juniors and seniors alike and find a way to arrive at the best possible technological solution together.
  • Required: A focus on quality and reusability: Things you build serve as an inspiration for others. The way you work allows your colleagues to quickly get up to speed with your work.


R3 is leading the future of digital finance by powering multi-party solutions that deliver digital trust and unlocking greater potential for regulated businesses everywhere. R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.
Corda is an open and permissioned distributed application platform that empowers regulated institutions to realize the full potential of direct digital collaboration to solve complex multi-party workflows.

R3 is is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

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