SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER (KUBERNETES)

Remote | Full-Time

 

Overview

The Senior DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes is part of an agile, dynamic team of technical experts responsible for the delivery of the enterprise Kubernetes platform. The ideal candidate will bring expertise and experience in the design, build and deployment of Kubernetes infrastructure and related services for business initiatives. This role is responsible for managing the non-Production and Production Kubernetes environments through the automated provisioning of infrastructure and code by leveraging the latest in configuration management tools and processes.

 

The ideal candidate can expect to join a team that leverages Agile methodologies to ensure around-the-clock availability and performance of business-critical Kubernetes environments, working closely with many other parts of the organization to build and maintain world-class systems.

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Responsibilities
  • Work in an Agile-based environment to engineer, design, and deliver public and private cloud-based Kubernetes platforms and solutions for mission-critical systems

  • Design, engineer, and implement enterprise-grade high volume, low latency, distributed applications via cloud-based deployment and operational processes

  • Utilize automation and orchestration systems and tooling to manage a broad portfolio of containerized web applications, configuration files, databases, user mount points, and deployment packages

  • Work extensively on public cloud platforms delivering Infrastructure as service (IAAS) and Platform as service (PAAS) solutions

  • Implement security best practices in public and private clouds and secure containers and microservices

  • Execute on all release engineering aspects of DevOps including Configuration Build and Deployment Management, Continuous Integration and Delivery

  • Develop automated, continuous application build and deployment processes (CI/CD), focusing on the regular improvement of end-user experience

  • Instrument systems to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics

  • Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic environments

  • Create, update, and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness

  • Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as Application Development

  • Participate in an on-call rotation, receiving and responding to daytime and after-hours alerts

  • Perform after-hours or weekend system maintenance and application support as needed

  • Participate in change management and incident management processes

  • Engage in problem resolution and root cause analysis of system and application incidents

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

  • Kubernetes Orchestration and Configuration Management: Kubernetes OSS, Azure AKS, Amazon EKS, Rancher, Docker, Etc.

  • Languages / Technologies: Python + Boto, Java, Golang, OpenAPI

  • Command-Line Management: Azure CLI, AWS CLI, Google GCloud

  • Automation & CI/CD: Jenkins, Ansible Tower/AWX

  • Source Code Management and Testing Tools: GitHub, Nexus, Artifactory, jMeter

  • Public Cloud Platforms: Azure, AWS and Google IAAS/PAAS

  • Data Logging, Visualization and Analysis: Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana

  • Security, Identity, and Compliance: Twistlock (Prisma), Azure/AWS WAF, IAM, ACM, KMS, SG’s, Active Directory

  • Networking & Content Delivery: HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/IP, AWS VPC, ELB, ALB, NLB, Route53

  • SDLC: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira

  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows

  • Demonstrable experience performance tuning, troubleshooting, and resolving problems quickly and effectively in an Enterprise production environment

  • General understanding of standard IT security concepts as they relate to production environments

  • Working knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in cloud and/or virtualized environments

  • Good project management skills, ability to operate as part of a team organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Ability to foster and maintain both a positive team culture and service-centric environment

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communications skills