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Platform Kubernetes Engineer

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    Republic of Ireland

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    Aaron Van Kan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

Mason Alexander have partnered with a leading financial services firm in their search for a Senior Platform Engineer with expertise in Kubernetes to join their team.

This is a full time position, and we are looking for someone who is passionate about opensource software, Linux and Kubernetes. You will be helping to develop operators for deploying and managing Kubernetes with a model-driven, pluggable approach. 


    • Manage systems efficiently at scale through standardization, automation, testing, and in depth monitoring

    • Enforce development standards for source control, testing, and continuous integration for infrastructure, OS, patches, and configuration management.

    • Develop self-service pipelines for deploying infrastructure and platforms that developers and portfolio managers can integrate with.

    • Develop well defined processes for testing and integrating new technologies to meet both business and technical needs.

    • Drive the elimination of operational tasks through automation and self-service.



    • In depth knowledge of Linux systems administration, networking, and security, including automated configuration, state management, and orchestration across systems.

    • Experience designing, building, and automating new solutions centred around the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and its ecosystem of projects.

    • Must have experience with monitoring platforms such as Prometheus, Cortex, ELK, Grafana, etc

    • Experience working with configuration management driven administration using tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible is desired.

    • Experience working with bare metal servers and public cloud technologies, such as AWS, GCP and/or Azure.

    • Solid programming and scripting skills required. Comfort and experience with BASH, Python, Go or Ruby.