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Kubernetes Systems Admin

80,000 – 90,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/24/22

Job Description

Job description:

KUBERNETES SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Overview:

Our client is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for a very large global market. Their product supports email, instant messaging, social media, mobile messaging, along with mobile, Outlook, and web access.

Your Role:

The Kubernetes Systems Administrator L2, is responsible for assisting with infrastructure design, service maintenance and upgrades, implementation and maintenance of supportive tooling and automation, as well as incident troubleshooting and resolution. The incumbent will work closely within the IT Operations team to continually build, enhance, and maintain our highly available on-prem Kubernetes infrastructure.

Your Job:

  • Assist in the design (major or incremental) of Kubernetes infrastructure Assist in the provisioning of Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Identify, troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct systems related issues as they arise
  • Monitor and review dashboards, logs, and critical alerts to ensure system issues are identified, escalated, and addressed as quickly as possible
  • Provide ongoing operational support and work closely with team members on issue resolution
  • Manage and administer incident, problem, and service request queues
  • Develop and maintain system use guides, run books, and other documentation as needed
  • Evaluate and determine opportunities for automation and implementation

About You:

  • Experienced managing Kubernetes infrastructure in self-hosted production environments
  • 3+ years of experience as a Systems Administrator preferably within a software development environment
  • Proficient at installing, configuring, and administering Kubernetes distributions
  • Experience with Docker containers, experience with other containerization technology is an asset
  • Solid understanding of both general and Kubernetes networking/firewall concepts and their role with regards to Kubernetes infrastructure and application delivery
  • Experience with complex IT infrastructure architecture planning, design, and implementation.
  • Adaptability to working with multiple teams on projects with varying degrees of flexibility/rigidity at different points in the development cycle
  • Previous experience working in an environment with formally structured IT Operational processes: work request ticket management, incident management, change management, and problem management
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, and/or Bash
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as needed
  • Ability to adapt to change and work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and manage numerous projects
  • Ability to take on internal operational initiatives as a prime or lead
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and documentation skills
  • Experience running and supporting a global 24x7 internet-based service or product is considered an asset
  • Service management certifications such as ITIL is considered an asset

Qualifications:

About You:

  • Experienced managing Kubernetes infrastructure in self-hosted production environments
  • 3+ years of experience as a Systems Administrator preferably within a software development environment
  • Proficient at installing, configuring, and administering Kubernetes distributions
  • Experience with Docker containers, experience with other containerization technology is an asset
  • Solid understanding of both general and Kubernetes networking/firewall concepts and their role with regards to Kubernetes infrastructure and application delivery
  • Experience with complex IT infrastructure architecture planning, design, and implementation.
  • Adaptability to working with multiple teams on projects with varying degrees of flexibility/rigidity at different points in the development cycle
  • Previous experience working in an environment with formally structured IT Operational processes: work request ticket management, incident management, change management, and problem management
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, and/or Bash
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as needed
  • Ability to adapt to change and work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and manage numerous projects
  • Ability to take on internal operational initiatives as a prime or lead
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and documentation skills
  • Experience running and supporting a global 24x7 internet-based service or product is considered an asset
  • Service management certifications such as ITIL is considered an asset

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

If you have a strong background in supporting a Kubernetics infrastructure in a commercial software development environment, this is one of the largest and most professional Kubernetics shops in western Canada.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 80000

Salary Max : 90000

Currency Type : Canadian Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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