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Senior Devops Engineer
Updated on 11/29/2022
Locations
Austin, TX, USA • Wrigleyville, Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Development Operations (DevOps)
Docker
Linux/Unix
nginx
Operating Systems
Kubernetes
Requirements
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a similar engineering role
  • Technical hands-on background in Linux operating systems, cloud native technologies, and distributed streaming platforms a must
  • Strong knowledge of components of Kubernetes architecture. Certification as Certified Kubernetes Administrator a plus but not required
  • Strong knowledge of containerization technologies (e.g. Docker)
  • Strong knowledge of best-practices for enabling development, deployment, monitoring, and high-availability of containerized cloud-native applications
  • Awareness of general technologies used within CNCF landscape
  • Strong understand of Kubernetes networking (Calico, Weave)
  • Knowledge of kubectl, community projects such as helm, istio, linkerd, prometheus, NGINX ingress-controller, and similar software and utilities used to manage deployments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including executives and non-technical leaders
  • Understanding of agile practices and ability to enforce them in variable team size settings
  • Highly self-motivated with strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn and improve on existing approaches
Responsibilities
  • Administering and evolving our on-prem Kubernetes clusters, including all Kubernetes master node components, etcd cluster, and solutions for container networking and container storage
  • Working on a platform for monitoring, logging, and orchestration of docker applications running on Kubernetes
  • Designing and implementing zero-downtime to accomplish running high-available clusters supporting highly-available services
  • Designing and implementing disaster recovery (DR) between different regional data-centers
  • Following community trends and changes in the landscape or the technologies used, advocating for and implementing work to stay modern and using the best options available
  • Defining and evolving DevOps best practice by working within teams and educating the other stakeholder teams. These best practices should support traceability & auditability of change
  • Drive cross-functional co-located teams in design, development and implementation of enterprise scalable features related to enabling higher developer productivity, environment monitoring and self-healing, and facilitate autonomous delivery teams
  • Presenting technical solutions, capabilities, considerations and features in business terms
  • Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner
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