Full-Time

Kubernetes Systems Engineer

Engprod

Posted on 4/30/2024

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides cloud networking and AI-driven solutions

Data & Analytics
Hardware

Mid

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Python
JavaScript
Ansible
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • BSc Computer Science or Engineering + 3 years’ experience, MS Computer Science or Engineering + 2 years’ experience, or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of one or more of Go, Python, Javascript
  • Experience with shell Scripting
  • Knowledge of Linux (or UNIX)
  • Experience in operating software systems at scale
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of storage and networking
  • Comfortable with Ansible and GitOps
  • Strong expertise with managing on-prem/baremetal Kubernetes clusters
  • Applied understanding of software engineering principles
  • Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to design a solution and implement features independently
  • Ability to work in small teams
  • Comfortable with security principles
  • Proven expertise with debugging complex issues that span the technology stack
  • Experience dealing with network proxies and containerized storage
Responsibilities
  • Work with existing k8s admin team to own different aspects of managing a production k8s cluster
  • Proactively monitor, respond to, and enhance alerts and set up automated alert handling
  • Create and maintain incident response runbooks
  • Debug and resolve issues impacting developer user experience and infrastructure stability around the k8s platform
  • Adopt current best practices in k8s cluster management
  • Evaluate and adopt OSS projects that simplify k8s cluster management
  • Set up guidelines and paved paths for service dev teams improving developer experience around the k8s platform
  • Work with Arista’s software engineers to identify bottlenecks and limitations in workflows, tooling, and infrastructure around k8s
  • Provide fixes for problems identified
  • Engage with 3rd party vendor support as part of triage

Arista Networks specializes in data-driven cloud networking for large data center, campus, and routing environments, offering platforms that provide availability, agility, automation, analytics, and security through an advanced network operating stack. Their main technologies include cloud networking, distributed control plane, and AI-driven network identity.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$359.4M

Headquarters

Santa Clara, California

Founded

2004

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

32%