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Platform Automation Engineer


Mumbai, IN, 400076

Req ID:  74263
Facility:  Mumbai-470
Department:  SAP Product Team & MA Integration
Division:  Global Business Services

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2020, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the third consecutive year.

Basic Function

This position is a promising opportunity to join the LyondellBasell Industries Platform Engineering team in a hands-on role driving the design, implementation, and operation of our global SAP and Non - SAP platforms. 


This position will focus on streamlining inefficient practices, reducing toil through automated methods, and proactively anticipating and eliminating operations problems before they occur. Identify opportunities for greater efficiency and implement solutions that simplify design.


Scope of automation will be around LYB IT platform and database environments for both SAP and Non-SAP as well as integrations between third party systems. Serve as an automation subject matter expert within the LYB’s on prem and cloud platform. Engineer platform level improvements for high availability & avoidance of human error.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop comprehensive automation of provisioning, deployment, configuration in production and test release environments
  • Collaborate across Agile teams with Architects, Developers, Quality, Data, Security, and Site Reliability Engineers on designing and implementing readily consumable, highly reliable and scalable platforms automation solutions that support LYB’s wide-ranging services portfolio such as , SAP basis, SAP security, data base services, integration services & release management
  • Identify process improvement opportunities within Operations and Development, recommending solutions, contributing to their implementation, and facilitating continuous improvement
  • Develop, implement and maintain continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines that exemplify best practices
  • Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot operational issues, providing effective support that ensures we realize our internal service level objectives
  • Identify recurring problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Collaborate with the application & support teams to install updates, fixes, and patches in an automated manner
  • Documenting detailed technical architecture for automation solution

Min. Qualifications

  • 7+ years IT Platform automation experience
  • Solid understanding of computer architecture and workload bottle necks: CPU, Memory, Storage, Network
  • Prior experience in analyzing software applications in virtualized, containerized environments (Kubernetes, Docker etc.)
  • Expertise in utilizing tools like Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet, Python, Chef, etc. Key expectation is to optimize human workflow, write, test and launch applications without waiting on operation staff
  • Expertise in using GitHub’s or GitLab’s basic and advanced features, and deep familiarity with Git porcelain and plumbing functionality as applied to practical infrastructure code and configuration data management
  • Highly skilled on automation in database environments such as RDBMS, NoSQL, and hybrid data tier platforms, e.g. (MongoDB, Postgres)
  • At least 2 years of experience with Cloud Native technologies (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
  • Experienced in serverless computing environment. Deployment of functions and logic Apps
  • Experience with restful application
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills
  • Dedicated commitment to technical excellence and quality customer service

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred 
  • At least 10 years IT Platform automation experience
  • Project management, lean and/or agile qualifications are a plus


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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