Staff Engineer - DevOps

Engineering Bangalore, Karnataka (Req. #6220)


Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that create extraordinary experiences at home and on the go for millions of people around the world. Powering billions of consumer electronics, connected cars and digital content titles, we make entertainment more immersive, driving more intelligent and every interaction seamlessly personalized through our renowned consumer brands: DTS®, HD Radio™ and TiVo® 
Xperi (NYSE: XPER) is a publicly traded technology company headquartered in San Jose, CA with over 2,000 employees across North America, Europe and Asia. Come join a thriving team where you can play an integral role in shaping the future of entertainment technology.  
About the role:        
We at Autostage and Music Metadata, projects within Xperi, are looking for a Staff DevOps Engineer to manage the cloud infrastructure, help deliver new features of our products and help finding efficient and elegant solutions to our operating challenges.      
Autostage is a global API servicing the automotive industry which provides enhanced services for radio, audio and video content to vehicles across the globe and Music Metadata supplies music-related data to industry-leading clients such as Pandora, Google and Microsoft, who use it to enrich their customers’ search and listening experiences.      
The two products are built on a modern event-driven, microservices-based architecture deployed on Google Cloud with extensive use of Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, Github, and modern CI/CD tooling. Our products are consumed by millions of clients each day, with planned increases to tens or even hundreds of millions of clients in the near future. This role will involve close interaction with the core API development team and Music Metadata development team in a modified Agile/Scrum development methodology.      
What you will get to do:         
  • Manage GCP Cloud infrastructure using Terraform     
  • Diagnose high and low level performance issues in a highly distributed environment     
  • Manage and develop GKE Kubernetes clusters     
  • Use, improve existing monitoring systems     
  • Identify time consuming tasks and automate them     
  • Design and deploy new systems needed for product features     
  • Maintain standards of security, reliability, performance and quality     
  • Research best practices and technologies and implement them into your day-to-day work     
Who we are looking for:      
Must have:      
  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience  
  • Strong experience with Kubernetes  
  • Strong experience with Linux in production environments     
  • Experience with time series based monitoring systems     
  • Experience with coding in Terraform     
  • Experience managing infrastructure with a major cloud provider, GCP most preferably     
  • Experience writing automations in Python or similar scripting language     
Nice to have:      
  • Experience with Helm     
  • Experience managing Elasticsearch clusters     
  • Continuous Integration platforms (Codeship)     
  • Monitoring and logging tools (Datadog, Prometheus, ELK)     
  • Virtual application and web servers (Apache, NGINX)     
What will make you successful:      
  • The ability to propose, design and develop solutions that scale     
  • Keen troubleshooting skills     
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills     
  • Expert problem-solving skills     
Life @ Xperi:   
At Xperi, we value People, Customers, Performance and Innovation. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all employees have a voice and sense of belonging, feel safe and valued, and are acknowledged for how their unique differences contribute to organizational culture and business outcomes.   
Our employees and their families are important to us, and our comprehensive pay, stock and benefits programs reflect that. Xperi supports personal well-being, builds financial security and enables employees to share in our collective success.   
Rewards include:   
  • Competitive compensation (salary, equity and bonuses) and comprehensive benefits designed to foster work-life balance, care for your health, protect your finances and help you save and invest for the future.
  • Generous paid time away from work, including flexible time off, holidays and sick time, health and wellness initiatives, and a charitable match program to help you give back to your community.
  • Great perks, which vary by location and can be site-specific: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities.
  • A flexible, hybrid work environment combining the best of in-office collaboration and community-building along with the benefits of working from home.