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Internal Application: Lead DevOps Engineer

Together Labs | Remote in Hyderabad, Telangana, India | Full Time and Contract | From ₹4,000.00 to ₹4,485.00 per month

Job Description

Lead DevOps Engineer

Full time role through Red Elk consulting, llc.

The Lead DevOps Engineer will have the responsible to build, manage, and automate our Bare Metal infrastructure.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience,

  • 10+ years experience in computing, distributed systems, storage, or networking,

  • 10+ years experience in Linux systems administration

  • 10+ years experience in common FOSS software at scale, such as MySQL, Apache, nginx, elasticsearch, or alternatives

  • 4+ years experience with common production programming languages, in particular Golang and Perl, or proven development ability

  • Experience with source control and configuration management software and pipelines, such as Git+cfengine or similar tooling

  • Experience troubleshooting complex issues at enterprise scale


  • Maximizing uptime and reliability of Together Lab's production infrastructure

  • Identifying industry-standard best practices and helping apply those to our environment

  • Capacity planning and scaling of existing services

  • Identifying inefficient engineering practices within Operations and helping improve them

  • Cross-team collaboration to ensure new code is tested, shipped, and monitored appropriately

  • First responder for production performance, scaling, or security issues, including periodic on-call duties

  • Software development for tools and libraries to reduce overhead

Bonus Points

  • In-depth experience in virtualization and object store systems, particularly linux virtualization (KVM), Proxmox, and S3-like storage (ceph)

  • Experience with build automation and test-driven development pipelines

  • Experience in container orchestration, particularly Kubernetes

  • Ability to work and manage technologies from below:

    • Debezium, Kafka, Zookeeper, Hadoop, Taskforest

    • CFengine, Nagios, Docker (docker-compose)

    • DHCP, PXE, IPtables, DNS/Bind, Keepalived, Juniper, Microtik, Wireguard, Sendmail

    • Buildbot and Artifactory


Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform and VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency;. For more information, please visit

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering in virtual worlds. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Allegis Capital, Structural Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been voted for nine years running as one of the Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.


  • Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at

Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion. Our unique differences enable us to learn, collaborate, and grow together. We welcome all applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, decisions regarding reproductive health, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

*Note - This is a full time, remote, salaried position through Red Elk Consulting, llc, based in India. This role is 100% focused and dedicated to supporting Together Labs, as a consultant, and includes; salary, benefits, vacation, and a local India - based support team