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DevOps Lead -18007459

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Job Title: DevOps Lead -18007459
Location: Pune, India
Company: Syngenta Global
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: IT/Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD
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Dev Ops Lead

About Syngenta


Syngenta is one of the world's leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet.  We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

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  • We are looking for a DevOps Lead to help us leading and building functional systems that improve customer experience.
  • DevOps Lead responsibilities include leading junior DevOps Engineers, deploying product updates, identifying production issues and implementing integrations that meet customer needs.
  • Ultimately, you will execute and automate operational processes fast, accurately and securely


  • Develop and own the entire DevOps automation pipeline
  • Deploy updates and fixes
  • Provide Level 2 technical support
  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues
  • Develop scripts to automate monitoring and administration
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance 


Experience and Qualifications 

  • Should have a Bachelor's Degree in IT
  • Career experience as DevOps Lead working with leadership teams
  • Explicit and extensive agile delivery experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS cloud services
  • Must have experience in any one of CloudFront or Terraform
  • Must have experience in any one of Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Must have strong experience in container technologies like Docker or Kubernetes
  • Must have very good experience in shell scripting



  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Hands-on experience in developing and scripting
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Data management skills
  • A strong focus on business outcomes
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Ability to deliver POCs, MVPs, Experiments, technology evaluations following design thinking practices
  • Ability to orchestrate efforts needed to prioritize business initiatives across complex change agendas
  • Teamwork, team management and leadership skills
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Job Post Date: 05/22/19
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