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Cloud Engineer

Job Id:  4490

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Department:  Infrastructure
Function:  Information Technology
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Executive

about upl:                                                                                     


UPL is focused on emerging as a premier global provider of total crop solutions designed to secure the world’s long-term food supply. Winning farmers hearts across the globe, while leading the way with innovative products and services that make agriculture sustainable, UPL is the fastest growing company in the industry. UPL has a rich history of 50+ years with presence in 120+ countries. Based on the recognition that humankind is one community, UPL’s overarching commitment is to improve areas of its presence, workplace, and customer engagement.



Our purpose isOpenAg’. An Open agriculture network that feeds sustainable growth for all. No limits, no borders.


In order to create sustainable food chain, UPL is now working to build a future-ready, analytics-driven organization that will be even more efficient, more innovative, and more agile. We are setting up “Digital and Analytics” CoE to work on some disruptive projects that will have an impact that matters for the planet. It will help us reimagine our business to ensure the best outcomes for growers, consumers, employees, and our planet. 

Work with us to get exposure to cutting-edge solutions in digital & advanced analytics, mentorship from senior leaders & domain experts, and access to a great work environment.

JOb Responsibilities:

Cloud engineer is focused on automating the deployment of cloud infrastructure and services to support application development and hosting (architecting, engineering, deploying, and operationally managing the underlying logical and physical cloud computing infrastructure).


  • Define standards (and/or select cloud vendor products) for each infrastructure tower in coordination with traditional engineering and network teams
  • For private cloud environment, configure and provision NGI physical stack – incl. rack-level design and other support activities needed from operations/facilities teams
  • Continue improving cloud product reliability, availability, maintainability & cost/benefit– incl. developing fault-tolerant tools to ensure general robustness
    of the cloud infra
  • Responsible for managing capacity across public and private cloud resource pools– incl. automating scale down/up of environments
  • Support cloud developers in optimizing and automating cloud engineering activities – e.g. real time migration, provisioning and deployment, etc.
  • Provide inputs to IT financial management for cloud – on costs associated with capacity build-out, forecast for cloud IT investments, etc.






  • Expertise in infrastructure as code (e.g., cloud formation, ARM, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience with configuring, deploying and operating public cloud services (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Basic familiarity with network features – e.g. cloud network topology, BGP, routing, web (REST) APIs
  • High availability engineering experience (region, availability zone, data replication clustering)
  • Awareness in open-source tools & scripting language (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Shell)
  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycles and cloud economics, incl. knowledge
    of consumption-driven TCO
  • Understanding of network architectures suitable for different cloud topologies with familiarity with user expectations/OLAs for cloud services
  • Good knowledge of security implications of public & private cloud infra design
  • Product development in a scaled agile environment with awareness of DevOps methodologies
    and ability/mindset to drive rapid prototyping and piloting of cloud solutions
  • Experience in Agile Development, as a Full-stack  developer (or similar) experience preferred
  • Understands relationship between Product Owner, Scrum Master, and rest of team
  • Awareness of DevOps methodologies and ability/mindset to drive rapid prototyping and piloting
    of cloud solutions
  • Excellent understanding of latest development technologies
  • Experience in pair programming, continuous integration, test-driven development, & incremental design
  • Experience with code refactoring, design patters, design-driven development, continuous  deployment,
    and highly scalable applications
  • Required: Cloud Administrator for Azure/AWS/GCP1
  • Preferred: Cloud Architecture and security certifications



Location: Bangalore / Mumbai

What’s in it for you?

  • Disruptive projects:  Work on ‘breakthrough’ digital-and-analytics projects to enable UPL’s vision of building a future ready organization. It involves deploying solutions to help us increase our sales, sustain our profitability, improve our speed to market, supercharge our R&D efforts, and support the way we work internally. Help us ensure we have access to the best business insights that our data analysis can offer us.


  • Cross functional leadership exposure: Work directly under guidance of functional leadership at UPL, on the most critical business problems for the organization (and the industry) today. It will give you exposure to a large cross-functional team (e.g.: spanning manufacturing, procurement, commercial, quality, IT/OT experts), allowing multi-functional learning in D&A deployment


  • Environment fostering professional and personal development: Strengthen professional learning in a highly impact-oriented and meritocratic environment that is focused on delivering disproportionate business value through innovative solutions. It will be supported by on-the-job coaching from experienced domain experts, and continuous feedback from a highly motivated and capable set of peers. Comprehensive training programs for continuous development through UPL's D&A academy will help in accelerating growth opportunities.


Come join us in this transformational journey!

Let’s collectively Change the game with Digital & Analytics!