DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes (x2)

Irvine, CA 92618

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: DevOps Job Number: 17862

Job Description

Job Summary 

The Kubernetes engineer will provide Kubernetes engineering experience to our client’ s DevOps team. This role will require extensive experience with Kubernetes to help support the company’ s DevOps team with all Kubernetes clusters and deployments. This role will be a part of the DevOps team. 

Job Expectations: 
  • Support SME’ s in Kubernetes and Docker 
  • Assist in coordination of micro service deployments on Kubernetes. 
  • Work with the development teams on the CI/CD process related to Kubernetes deployments. 
  • Assist in the performance of Kubernetes cluster builds, upgrades, and configuration. 
  • Work with Kubernetes clusters in multiple clouds and bare metal environments 
  • Troubleshoot issues related to our Kubernetes clusters. 
  • Participate in research, POC for 3rd party integrations with Kubernetes, and testing new Kubernetes features and technologies. 
  • Work with Ansible and Terraform to build, scale, and upgrade Kubernetes clusters. 
  • Keep current on the latest trends, features, and technologies related to Kubernetes. 
  • Configure and maintain Kubernetes monitoring and logging. 
  • On call duties as needed 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Basic knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker 
  • General experience building and maintaining Kubernetes clusters in the cloud 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Course level Kubernetes experience 
  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies, programs and concepts quickly 
  • Working knowledge of Ansible and Terraform 
  • Understanding of CI/CD and how that integrates with DevOps and Kubernetes 
  • Experience with Linux 
  • Knowledge of analyzing web traffic and identifying problems and unusual trends 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications 
  • Experience working with high traffic websites, updating, monitoring, and maintenance strategies. 
  • Strong knowledge of HTTP protocol and IP concepts 
  • Strong knowledge of system architecture, best practices and design patterns 
  • Strong knowledge of design and implementation of distributed systems (SOA, Micro Services, Docker) 
  • Understanding of and ability to communicate system architecture and design principles 
  • Knowledge of source control systems 
  • Accustomed with agile methodologies 
  • Understanding of debugging, performance profiling and optimization 
  • Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes 
  • Familiar with E-Commerce 

Experience Requirements: 
  • Generally, requires a minimum of (1) year of production Kubernetes experience in the cloud, and three (3) to five (5) years of experience with DevOps/Software Engineering 

Education Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or related field preferred and/or years of experience 


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