ixigo is an AI-based travel app that helps millions of users plan and book their trips every day. Launched in 2007, ixigo is proud to have built numerous industry-first AI-innovations over the last decade. With pre-emptive help from ixigo at every touch-point of their journey, 150 million Indians are now making smarter travel decisions every year. ixigo uses Artificial Intelligence for deal discovery, personalized recommendations, dynamic marketing, airfare predictions, train delay information, PNR confirmation status, infrastructure cost optimization, business intelligence, and
providing fully-automated customer service over chat and voice. This makes ixigo a lean, tech-intensive, and capital-efficient travel business, serving millions of travelers with a team size of under 200. Founded in 2007 by Aloke Bajpai & Rajnish Kumar, ixigo’s investors include Sequoia Capital India, Fosun RZ Capital, SAIF Partners, MakeMyTrip & Micromax.
Role & Responsibility
As a Devops Engineer, you will be involved in providing production support of a highly complex Linux multi-tier infrastructure. You are responsible for the installation, administration & maintenance of our Linux production & development servers.
Data Servers: MySQL, Neo4J & MongoDB Database administration
Web & Application Servers: JBOSS, Apache Tomcat, NodeJS administration
File systems, data backup and disaster recovery for all servers and desktops
High availability monitoring and alerting systems (MRTG / SNMP experience)
Cloud management: Create new nodes, provide new servers and services
UNIX OS updates, configurations changes, user management and access control
System and Database security as well as documenting the configuration of the system
Handling office system and network infrastructure.
Skills & Qualifications:
At least an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering
2-6 years of experience in Systems and Database administration
Should be able to liaise with programmers and engineers for development and testing support
Should be completely autonomous in handling complete daily sysadmin requests as well as performing scheduled system checkups
Red Hat Certification would be a plus
Knowledge of Linux deployment and daytoday administration
Good understanding of RedHat & Ubuntu Linux
Hands on experience Knowledge of Cloud infrastructures will be required (Amazon EC2, VPC)
Good knowledge about web infrastructure and common paradigms: memcached, reverse proxies, SSL, CDN
Experience in administering Linux servers including the use of backup solutions, OS level and application level security, monitoring and troubleshooting
Functional knowledge of TCP/IP, Firewalls, DMZs, DNS essential
Knowledge of JBoss / Tomcat administration will be preferred
Proficient in installing, administering and automating MySQL and/or MongoDB server databases, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform
Solid analytical and problem solving skills
NoSQL admin skills
Ability to work under pressure and confidence to deal with complex issues
High energy level and untiring commitment to drive oneself & the team towards goals
Compensation: â€‹Commensurate to skills & experience; comparable to the best in the industry.
Culture: ixigo is proud to have built an entrepreneurial culture that has become a folk-lore in the startup ecosystem. One in every four ixigems has gone on to build successful startups and companies. Our cultural values of integrity, empathy, ingenuity, awesomeness, and resilience have stood the tests of time and we’ve built a fun, flexible and creative work environment that is driven by people with a high degree of ownership. You will get to work with some of the smartest folks in the Indian startup ecosystem, and solve some of the toughest problems for the next billion users by using bleeding-edge technologies. Oh, and we have an awesome “play” area, great chai/coffee, free lunches (yes, they exist!) and a workspace you will fall in love with.