Site Reliability Engineer

Engineering & TechOps | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Customers have changed. They’re looking for new ways to engage with businesses. Consumers today have a new set of expectations. They want outcomes, not ownership. Customization, not generalization. Constant improvement, not planned obsolescence. 


In the old world (let’s call it the Product Economy) it was all about things. Acquiring new customers, shipping commodities, billing for one-time transactions. But in today’s new era, it’s all about relationships. More and more customers are becoming subscribers because subscription experiences built around services meet consumers’ needs better than the static offerings or a single product.


Our vision is “The World Subscribed” where one day every company will be a part of the Subscription Economy® (a phrase coined by our CEO, Tien Tzuo and author of the best selling book Subscribed).



Zuora’s TechOps teams are responsible for Data Center and Cloud infrastructures, monitoring performance and uptime, managing internal and external shared services, infrastructure services and more – for Zuora’s customer-facing SaaS products and platforms. Our technologists sit across US, Beijing, India and remotely, using a follow-the-sun model to provide 24x7x365 coverage for critical functions and partner closely with our Engineering, Customer Support, Security, Global Services and Sales teams on a daily basis to keep our customers front and center.




Provide the best reliable and scalable infrastructure platform to run to our kickass billing, connect, and revenue SaaS solutions for our customers.


THE OPPORTUNITY (AKA: Why you want this role over any other out there)


  • Build and run large scale distributed SaaS systems inline with our uptime and performance SLAs.
  • Create and maintain runbooks for various and operational needs.
  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments.
  • Handle all L2/L3 Engineering problem tickets.
  • Fault-finding, analysis and logging of information for reporting of performance exceptions.
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning.
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers.
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to automate manual perform tasks or optimize existing automation.
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment.
  • Managing the complete AWS life cycle, along with security, provisioning, and automation.
  • Fine-tuning and configuring various cloud infrastructures.
  • Performing services such as kernel patching, errata patching, and software upgrades
  • Creating backups and managing disaster recovery.
  • Maintaining access control, as well as the integrity of data, throughout the platform of the AWS application
  • Effectively monitoring performance degree and its availability
  • Manage network servers and technology tools
  • Prioritize based on severity and customer impact
  • Handle sensitive escalation issues and conflicting/competing priorities
  • Monitor and manage application and back-end batch processes to ensure application uptime requirements and SLA compliance
  • Participate in 24/7 global coverage plan, including weekend on-call and holiday coverage




AWS, Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet, Packer, Terraform, K8, Oracle, MySQL, Python, Shell, ELK, Prometheus.




  • Help build & operate a large scale distributed SaaS platform running best in class subscription billing and revenue SaaS solutions.
  • Provide 24×7 coverage working alongside other amazing global(US, Beijing, India, and others) Zuora Techops team members.
  • Drive incident and help identify root causes related for complex problem spanning various application and infrastructure domains.
  • Work with a large scale centralized monitoring and logging system to help maintain uptime and troubleshoot problems.
  • Provide architecture and design feedback to the Engineering and build teams to improve service and platform scalability and reliability.
  • Help promote Infrastructure as a code approach.


Our vision is provide exceptional services to our customers and internal teams .

Why work for Zuora TechOps?


  • You will be challenged on a daily basis to understand our use cases and provide the best solutions – the learning will never stop!
  • We offer continuous career development and knowledge training.


Our management team grows and motivates individuals through coaching and mentoring, creating a rewarding and challenging work atmosphere.




  • Over 5- 8 years of experience operating and managing services in a distributed, large scale environment.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Networking, Linux/Unix, and AWS.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems internals and administration.
  • Experience with working cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google
  • Experience working with centralized logging & Monitoring tools like ELK or Splunk.
  • Experience working webservers (Apache, Tomcat, Nginx), load balancers.
  • Experience in handling production incidents and root cause analysis
  • Strong crisis management leadership ability; Experience with Incident management.
  • Ability to collaborate and work with global teams and mentor other team members.




Zuora (NYSE: ZUO) Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across all industries. Powering the Subscription Economy®, the Zuora platform was architected specifically for dynamic, recurring subscription business models and acts as an intelligent subscription management hub that automates and orchestrates the entire subscription order-to-revenue process seamlessly across billing and revenue recognition. Zuora serves more than 1,000 companies around the world, including Box, Ford, Penske Media Corporation, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Xplornet, and Zoom.


At Zuora, we have one CEO but ​every employee is empowered and supported to be the ‘ZEO’ of their own career experience. By embedding inclusion and belonging into our processes, policies and culture, we are building a workplace where our 1,200+ ZEOs across North America, Europe, and APAC can bring all the elements of who they are into their work. In addition to an industry-leading six-month, 100% paid parental leave for all our ZEOs, we also offer programs to support your mental health and give back to our communities along with “career cash” and plenty of learning and development opportunities.


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Zuora is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Think, be and do you! At Zuora, different perspectives, experiences and contributions matter. Everyone counts. Zuora is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.


Zuora does not discriminate on the basis of, and considers individuals seeking employment with Zuora without regards to, race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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