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Senior Solutions Engineer
Posted on 11/28/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Austin, TX, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Git
Terraform
Kubernetes
Requirements
  • Written and maintained code that interfaces with the Kubernetes API, such as operators, controllers, add-ons, etc
  • Managed production Kubernetes deployments or have been responsible for deploying/managing workloads running on Kubernetes in production
  • A deep understanding of highly scaled and reliable services, solutions, and infrastructure in multiple major cloud providers
  • Worked directly with customers and/or open source community members to troubleshoot and solve their complex technical issues preventing successful adoption
  • Deployed and integrated the projects and tools of the Cloud Native Landscape, especially CNCF projects, into production environments
  • Incorporated modern operational and application delivery tools and methodologies into your production deployment workflows, like those from HashiCorp (e.g. Terraform), CI/CD, IaC, and GitOps
  • Programming skills in a modern language (Go is ideal)
  • The ability to work closely with people in a wide variety of disciplines from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Successfully managed multiple projects and priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excitement and comfort being a key part of further defining, scaling, and making this part of our engineering and customer solutions efforts thrive
  • You are actively involved or have contributed to the upstream Kubernetes community
  • You have a history of speaking at technology conferences, blogging/writing technical articles, and/or contributing to a popular open source project
  • You have worked in a startup and distributed/remote team before, and understand the unique challenges of a startup environment
  • Have an active CKA or CKAD certification
Responsibilities
  • Closely partnering with the Upbound team to help customers and platform builders to solve technical and business challenges which enables them to design, build and implement Crossplane and Upbound Cloud based control plane architectures
  • Working directly with customers to define, implement, and manage early POCs of Crossplane and Upbound Cloud with platform builders
  • Building a set of cloud native "reference platforms" that will help accelerate adoption and position Crossplane and Upbound as a central piece of the cloud native landscape. See https://github.com/upbound/platform-ref-aws as an example
  • Writing code and building new product features for the open source crossplane.io project
  • Delivering compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, and discussions to drive adoption of and engagement with Crossplane.io and Upbound
  • The technical voice of Upbound to the customer, and represent the customer needs internally
UpBound

11-50 employees

Cloud infrastructure management platform
Company Overview
Upbound's mission is to enable a new era of infrastructure management that is automated, reliable, efficient and empowers application teams to accelerate innovation by delivering software faster. The company created Crossplane - the modern, cloud-native alternative to Infrastructure as Code.
Benefits
  • Equity
  • Health care benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Work from anywhere
  • Flexible hours & PTO
  • Home office stipend
Company Core Values
  • Be accountable
  • Collaborate decisively
  • Demonstrate craftsmanship
  • Care for our communities
  • Champion the customer
  • Act as an owner
  • Engage vulnerability