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Senior DevOps Engineer I

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Director, DevOps


US/Seattle (Mar-Nov 8:30 pm - 5:30 am IST / Nov-Mar 9:30 pm - 6:30 am IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.

Job Description:

The Sr DevOps Engineer I is a motivated coder/hacker/engineer who strives to solve problems with elegant and maintainable automated solutions. To be successful in the role, the person must have a deep passion for automation and troubleshooting, be able to work towards our automation goals in a self-directed manner, strive at learning and embracing new technologies.

Years of Experience

5-7 years DevOps experience

5-7 years Software Engineering experience

Special Requirements

Weekend break/fix or maintenance work may occasionally be required


  • Collaborate with Production Support, DevOps, Application Delivery, and Infrastructure Teams to develop and maintain best practice software delivery standards and to solve problems pertaining to operation, maintenance, and eliminating performance bottlenecks.

  • Have an excellent self-driven ability to study products and technologies.

  • Participate in architecture design and improving the efficiency of Russell software delivery lifecycle.

  • Root cause analysis and problem resolution.

  • Create and maintain quality documentation.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business discipline, or equivalent work or education-related experience required. Advanced degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Advanced level PowerShell and experience with other scripting languages like Python and Bash

  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft SQL servers and queries

  • Strong experience with building and deploying .NET and C# applications

  • Experience with other platforms (Linux, Containers, K8s)

  • Strong knowledge of our core technologies:

  • Chef, Splunk, GitLab, Octopus, Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker, Nagios, AppDynamics, Ansible, RabbitMQ, Redis

  • Experience using and supporting CI/CD systems.

  • Good understanding of object-oriented development.

  • Experience in working with Microservice architectures and RESTful APIs.

  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies required.

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.