Devops Engineer (6-8 years)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Technology | Full-time


The thrill of working at a start-up that is starting to scale massively is something else.

Simpl ( was formed in 2015 by Nitya Sharma, an investment banker from Wall Street and Chaitra Chidanand, a tech executive from the Valley, when they teamed up with a very clear mission - to make money simple, so that people can live well and do amazing things. Simpl is the payment platform for the mobile-first world, and we’re backed by some of the best names in fintech globally (folks who have invested in Visa, Square and Transferwise), and has Joe Saunders, Ex Chairman and CEO of Visa as a board member.

Everyone at Simpl is an internal entrepreneur who is given a lot of bandwidth and resources to create the next breakthrough towards the long term vision of “making money Simpl”. Our first product is a payment platform that lets people buy instantly, anywhere online, and pay later. In the background, Simpl uses big data for credit underwriting, risk and fraud modelling, all without any paperwork, and enables Banks and Non-Bank Financial Companies to access a whole new consumer market.

DevOps responsibilities:

We follow microservices and event-sourcing. We use ECS, RDS, Cloudformation etc. for our service deployments and EMR, RedShift for big data analytics and ML. Our data pipeline is built using Python. We use AMQP, Kafka as message brokers and streaming platforms.

  • Problem-solving and communication skills
  • Understanding Linux fundamentals
  • Proven experience in infrastructure-as-code & continuous delivery
  • Good understanding of networking (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SSL/TLS, VPN, routing tables etc.)
  • The expertise of AWS ecosystem
  • Experience in deploying in Docker containers
  • Experience of cost optimization practices in AWS
  • Understanding of infrastructure security fundamentals
  • Experience of monitoring production systems
  • Hands-on python, bash scripting
  • Basic understanding of 12-factor apps
  • Exposure to PCI-DSS certification would be a plus
  • Ability to manage Cassandra clusters would be plus
  • Ability and interest to work on data pipelines would be a plus