What is the Company like?

Directi comprises of a group of tech businesses owned, operated or invested in by Bhavin Turakhia and/or Divyank Turakhia. The Group boasts of multiple business units that are run independently by their respective management teams.

The Directi portfolio companies comprise of Radix, Ringo, Flock, Zeta and CodechefMedia.net | One of the largest ad-tech companies worldwide, owned by Starbuster TMT Investments, leverages the Directi brand and culture for recruitment in its India offices.

Across these businesses, Directi employs 1600+ people across 8 offices, with over 9 million customers, revenues of over $250 million and a group enterprise value of over $1.4 billion. With offices in India, US and the UAE, the company has invested in multiple category leading global brands across business areas as diverse as web presence (domains, hosting, cloud-infrastructure), online advertising, communication & collaboration (voice and messaging) and payments (benefits and compensation).

What is the Business Unit like?

Flock is the #1 Team Messenger, with an aim to increase communication and collaboration for teams of all shapes and sizes. At Flock, we believe that enterprise communication should be richer and efficient. With that goal, we have developed and deployed an outstanding suite of apps that enhance workplace communication and productivity.

With teams at companies like Avendus, Gini and Jony, Endurance International Group, Yepme and Healthkart improving their workplace collaboration using Flock, we are already helping teams have richer and more efficient communication around the globe.

What is the Job like?

We are looking for a Manager to own and head systems infrastructure and platform engineering at Directi and review and influence new evolving design, architecture, standards and methods with operability in mind. S/He understands operational principles, such as capacity planning, monitoring and incident handling

In this role you will lead a team of System Administrators/Developers and manage our globally distributed infrastructure stack and platforms.


  • Architect systems, infrastructure and platforms using Linux and Amazon Web Services to support applications in the communications space
  • Capacity planning and stress testing
  • Automate and implement permanent solutions to prevent outages / downtimes
  • Architect deployments for high availability, scalability and reliability
  • Design and implement continuous integration and continuous delivery platforms
  • Design and implement platforms for monitoring, log processing, metrics collection and data visualization
  • Script and code tools for automation and efficient management of infrastructure and platforms
  • System and infrastructure configuration management
  • Infrastructure and platform security
  • Project management using agile methodologies like Scrum or Kanban
  • Infrastructure and platform cost management
  • Lead and mentor a team of Operations Engineers
  • Liaise with geographically distributed application development teams to drive operational best practices
  • Liaise with external vendors like Amazon and work with Telecom providers like Tata

Who should apply for this role?

  • In depth Linux/Unix knowledge, good understanding the various linux kernel subsystems (memory, storage, network etc)
  • DNS, TCP/IP, Routing, HA & Load Balancing
  • Configuration management using tools like Salt, Puppet or Chef
  • Apache Hadoop
  • SQL and NoSQL databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB and HBase
  • Build and packaging tools like Jenkins and RPM/Yum
  • HA and Load balancing using tools like the Elastic Load Balancer and HAProxy
  • Monitoring tools like Nagios or similar
  • Log management tools like Logstash/Syslog/ElasticSearch or similar
  • Metrics collection tools like Ganglia, Graphite, OpenTSDB or similar
  • Agile Project Management
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Programming in a high level language like Python or Ruby. Experience with a JVM language like Java/Clojure/Scala is a plus
  • Working with Git, various git workflows

Benefits & Perks

Directians love their jobs, and not just because we offer the most competitive compensation in the industry. Our excellent benefits include everything from great medical and life insurance to catered meals. Our workspaces are comfortable and fun, complete with bean bag chairs, ping pong tables, and all the snacks you can eat. We have no dress code (tee-shirts are a-ok!). We have flexible work hours and flexible holidays, which means that teams pick their own work hours.

We are passionate about building the next generation of web products, and we believe that happy Directians are the key to achieving this goal. If you like the idea of working in an exciting workspace on cutting-edge internet products that make a truly global impact (and wearing flip-flops to work), then we want to get to know you!

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