About the Role
We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to help us and our customers continue to build a Platform as a Service (PaaS) on top of Kubernetes on cloud and on-prem. The work involves building out and supporting development activities as well as building and documenting all aspects of the platform.
You will also work as part of a team that develops and operates Stakater App Agility Platform (aka Kubernetes-As-A-Service), a public cloud service (AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack & BareMetal) based on Red Hat OpenShift for large enterprise customers.
Primary Job responsibilities
You have a willingness to learn and become an expert in Kubernetes administration.
You will design, configure, build, operate, upgrade and maintain our internal as well as customers' cloud infrastructures and Kubernetes/OpenShift clusters.
Develop automation software to provision, upgrade, monitor and heal a large fleet of RedHat OpenShift clusters deployed across multiple public clouds and bare metal
You will be responsible for monitoring, logging, alerting, tracing, security, CI/CD, and core automation services. You will handle the full DevOps toolchain, and be the go-to person for developers.
You will help resolve incidents related to the cloud infrastructure as well as Kubernetes and application support tools.
You will have an everything-as-code mindset to automate things as much as possible.
You configure and customize cloud infrastructures as per requirements for a robust architecture.
Cloud & Automation
Experience with one or more IAAS providers – AWS, GCP or Azure
Experience with one or more provisioners – Terraform, Ansible, Chef or Puppet
Experience with virtual networking – VPC, Subnets, Firewalling, Routing and NAT
Working knowledge of load balancers – Elastic (ELB), Application (ALB) or other
Working knowledge of domain services – Route 53, Bind, etc.
Working knowledge of proxy services – Nginx, etc.
Familiarity with security best practices – OWASP
Familiarity with one or more access/identity tools – IAM, SSO, AD or LDAP, AWS Cognito, KeyCloak, SAML/OAuth
Familiarity with one or more secrets management – Vault (Hashicorp), AWS Secrets Management etc.
Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD)
Experience with one or more CI/CD tools – Jenkins, Github Actions, Gitlab CI
Experience with one or more source control tools – Git/Github, Bitbucket, Gitlab
Experience building, installing, configuring, and patching software – By Hand
Familiarity with artifact repositories – Docker Hub, Nexus or Artifactory
Experience with runtime environments – Linux/Ubuntu
Experience with command shells – Bash and/or Powershell
Solid troubleshooting skills and passion for problem-solving and investigation
Solid scripting skills in Bash, Ansible, Python or Golang, etc.
Ability to work with conflicting priorities, take initiative, and maintain a customer-centric focus
Ability to work as part of a team; open-minded and cooperative approach
Good communication skills and the ability to listen to customer issues
Desire to learn new things; ability to further grow and enhance your technical and interpersonal skills
Good to have
Experience with containers
Experience with kubernetes
Scripting language skills or programming knowledge
Upstream involvement in open source projects like patches submitted for upstream inclusion
Passion for open source software
Verbal and written skills in English (Required)
Work Toys: Laptop (To run your choice of linux) and Android Mobile Phone
About the Company
Stakater is a leading Kubernetes experts company enabling enterprises to realize the full potential of Kubernetes and its ecosystem, by assisting their journey across Strategy, Development and Operations.
Stakater works with a wide range of clients in different industries to help them build out scalable platforms and infrastructure as code. We work to understand the nature of their business, the challenges they face and how they are attempting to apply the platform as a service as part of the solution. We also work with our partners in the open source community on projects like RedHat OpenShift to build a better experience for all users