Boca Raton, FL, United States
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* * * IT is expanding its Enterprise Kubernetes Team and has an exciting career opportunity for an innovative, forward-thinking professional looking to make meaningful contributions to our strategic cloud initiatives. * * *
The Kubernetes Operations Engineer is part of an agile, dynamic team of technical experts responsible for the continuous, automated delivery of containerized services and solutions for the enterprise. The ideal candidate will bring proven operational expertise and experience in the build, deployment, and operation of containerized workloads for business initiatives. This role supports strategic technology standards and manages the Kubernetes environment.
The ideal candidate can expect to join a team that leverages Agile methodologies to ensure around-the-clock availability and performance of both private and public hosted Kubernetes environments, working closely with many other parts of the organization in order to build and maintain world-class systems.
Work in an Agile-based environment to build, operate, monitor, and maintain Kubernetes platforms and solutions for mission-critical systems
Creation, enhancement, and support of Continuous Deployment automation built on Jenkins, Docker, and Kubernetes
Creation, enhancement, and support of Continuous Integration automation across multiple platforms including Java, Node.js, GoLang, & Python
Manage automation to ensure security across a geographically dispersed hosting environment
Instrument systems to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics
Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic environments
Update and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness
Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as application development, database, networking, firewall, and security
Participate in on-call rotation, receiving, and responding to daytime and after-hours alerts
Perform after-hours or weekend system maintenance and application support as needed
Participate in change management and incident management processes
Engage in problem resolution and root cause analysis of system and application incidents
Skills and Qualifications:
5 years of operational experience in a large-scale enterprise environment, including the implementation, and support of Enterprise scale Java-based applications
Enterprise Level Docker / Containerized Microservice Experience a must
Hands-on experience with container orchestration tools (Docker Swarm / Kubernetes / Mesos)
Experience with developing / maintaining enterprise web-applications / e-commerce applications
Experience with micro-service architecture at an Enterprise level
Knowledge of Node.js application architecture
Excellent knowledge on Jenkins and automation using Jenkins and other tools
Working knowledge of cloud technologies (IaaS, PaaS Hands on experience with CI / CD automation
Operational experience in running at least two of the major Public Cloud Providers (Azure, AWS, or GCP) across a portfolio of services (VMs, Containers, Functions, Microservices, Automation / Orchestration, Networking / Content Delivery, Database, etc.)
Specific experience or familiarity with a combination of GitHub, Ansible, Docker, Splunk, and related cloud systems and tools
Specific experience or familiarity with at least two scripting languages or interfaces such as Python, AWS CLI, Azure CLI, Unix Shell (bash), or PowerShell
General understanding of standard IT security concepts as they relate to production environments
Working knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability, and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in cloud and/or virtualized environments
Expertise with enterprise data center technologies including storage platforms, network switching, and security infrastructure within a virtualized data center
Experience with standard software development methodologies, knowledge of Agile methodology highly desirable
Good project management skills, ability to operate as part of a team organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation
Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
Ability to foster and maintain both a positive team culture and service-centric environment
Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communications skills
W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com.
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