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Systems Engineer - Kubernetes Platform
Posted on 2/1/2022
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Experience managing production Kubernetes or similar orchestration platforms
  • Recent experience with configuration management frameworks such as SaltStack or Ansible
  • Knowledge of how container runtimes work inside of Linux (isolation, storage, and networking)
  • Ability to work with codebases in Bash, TypeScript and Go
  • A firm grasp of IP networking including routing and iptables
  • Excellent debugging skills in a Linux environment
  • Source control experience including branching, merging and rebasing
  • The ability to break down complex problems into smaller pieces, provide options, talk through trade-offs and drive the effort to solve the problem
  • Improve Kubernetes, Ceph and Prometheus automation, configuration management and other tooling
  • Design scalable and resilient systems that can keep up with company growth
  • Improve the efficiency of managing resources such as CPU, bandwidth and storage
  • Harden the platform against security threats and resource contention issues
  • Improve our GitOps systems and practices
  • Work with app teams to understand their potential challenges and help them choose the best way to architect their systems on Kubernetes
  • Contribute back to the open source community
  • Some of our favorite open source projects include: Prometheus, Rook.io, Kubevirt, Contour, Envoy, Consul, cdk8s, Vault, Ceph, Cloudprober, Etcd, Calico, Terraform
  • Help respond and prevent incidents impacting core platforms
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience operating Kubernetes on-premise at scale in capacities including SRE, systems design or architecture
  • Providing guidance and building platforms across multiple zones and regions as foundation for other teams to build distributed highly-available applications
  • Operational experience with Etcd, Prometheus, Ceph, Rook, SaltStack, Vault, Calico, other common CNIs like Cilium

1,001-5,000 employees

Web performance & security platform
Company mission
Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet. The company specializes in providing a content delivery network and DDoS mitigation services.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Take-what-you-need paid vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health plans and benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter and ride share options
  • Returnships
Company Values
  • Be curious to learn and grow
  • Communicate clearly, directly, and transparently
  • Do the right thing
  • Embrace diversity to make Cloudflare better
  • Get your work across the finish line
  • Lead with empathy and assume good intentions