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IoT - Cumulocity DevOps Engineer



Software AG has been a data pioneer from the beginning. Our product offerings empower our customers to turn their data into value.  We have been delivering customer-centric innovation to thousands of market leading organisations worldwide for over 50 years.  Today Software AG employs more that 4500 people in 70 countries and had total revenues of €865 million in 2018.


The successful candidate will join our Bangalore-based Cumulocity IoT Edge/Cloud R&D team to work on developing the Cumulocity IoT Edge and Cloud platforms. Cumulocity is Software AG’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform, allowing millions of connected devices to be managed through public/private cloud and network edge deployments of the platform.


Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working in a cross-functional agile team to deliver IoT platform features for Cloud and Edge deployments through the complete development lifecycle from specification through to implementation, deployment and support.
  • Contributing to the evolution of the product deployment and delivery architecture, including leading projects to ease deployments, operations and improving the performance, scalability and robustness of the Cumulocity IoT Cloud and Edge platform deployments.
  • Designing and developing automated builds and deployment scripts, continuous integration pipelines, test suites for high-performance distributed systems, covering all areas of testing (functional correctness, robustness and performance) at all levels (unit, system and end-to-end integration) in Cloud and Edge deployments.
  • Leading and Mentoring junior members of the team.


This role provides opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects covering areas including Edge and Cloud computing, developing and deploying distributed and fault tolerant systems, micro services, virtualization, containerization etc.


You will be a conscientious, highly motivated, assertive and skilled individual who will bring relevant skills and experience to the role, but who will also be keen to learn, adapt to and utilise new technologies, patterns and best practices.


You will already be an experienced DevOps engineer, ideally with a background in high-performance server-side deployment and practical experience of commercial software engineering.


You will have strong interpersonal and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with your peers and prospects/customers.  An ability and willingness to lead and mentor junior team members is necessary.


You will be able to operate independently and work on your own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility for software deliverables, sometimes working to tight deadlines while still delivering high-quality software.



  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration, and experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux/Unix based environments
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Chef, Ansible or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS, Azure or other Cloud infrastructure providers)
  • Strong experience with MongoDB
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Python, Perl, Ruby) and understanding/experience of building frameworks using them.
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization especially in technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, Orchestration, Vmware etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service


Highly desirable:

  • Good networking knowledge would be positive(OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Experience of cloud-centric software deployment including the use of public cloud platforms.
  • Experience with other key technologies used in the Cumulocity platform, including Spring, REST, MQTT and MongoDB.


  • An opportunity to join a world-class R&D team working in an exciting and rapidly growing domain, the Internet of Things.
  • A competitive compensation package including a performance-driven bonus.
  • A generous benefits package including medical insurance for immediate family and parents.
  • A great working location at the Embassy Tech Village in Bangalore.