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Lead DevOps Engineer, D&T

Requisition ID:  28805
Date:  Jul 29, 2021

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $1.84B in 2019. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:


The Lead DevOps Engineer, Digital and Transformation will work independently and should have expert level capabilities and knowledge on Azure DevOps and associated Azure Services. He/she will be will responsible to Oversee and participate in designing strategies and automation to help teams to Design, build and configure applications to meet business process and application requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes knowledge of best practices for customizing DevOps Projects and Processes as per the project needs.  
  • Setup CI/CD and Release Pipelines for deploying different modules of the project.  
  • Setup Service Connections and Integrations with Sonar Cloud, Azure Resource Manager and others as needed by the project.
  • Manage Branch policies and Provide strategies for better branching and merging strategies tailored to each project requirements.
  • Manage Sonar Cloud for all the internal product development and implement solutions for enforcing better code quality and reporting.
  • Use of Expert level PowerShell scripting for DevOps pipeline tasks and Azure Deployments
  • Develop ARM templates and parameters for setting up new environments for the project.
  • Manage Azure Resource group, Log analytics and PaaS Services as required by the project
  • Develop custom extensions for DevOps for various business needs which are not available out of the box.
  • Train and Mentor people to learn DevOps and build a sustainable team.

    Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s or Engineering degree in Computer Science
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Managing DevOps Projects and its Work, Pipelines, Dashboards, Test Management and Customized Processes.
  • Use of Private Git for Projects and strategies for branching and merging tailored to different projects.
  • PowerShell Scripting for custom task requirements within DevOps pipeline.
  • Connectivity to App Center for Releasing Apps for Windows, Android and iOS and Manage different distribution groups and Intune Store.
  • Develop ARM templates for creating new environments for the project as one Click deployment.
  • Knowledge on Agile Methodologies and customizing process work items along with custom Rules to meet the business needs.
  •  Develop custom extensions for Azure DevOps by making use of DevOps Rest API.
  • Knowledge of Test Management within DevOps is a Plus.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Overall 5+ years of experiences TFS/VSTS or Azure DevOps.
  • Ability to work in a global and virtual environment and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced & complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic; utilize sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Willingness to global travel
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Physical And Travel Requirements

  • 15% travel, including global travel
  • Occasional on-call work required







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to peggy.tayloe@westpharma.com. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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