Kubernetes Administrator

Location Cork City
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email: mbrennan@softwareplacements.ie
Job ref: 1221
Published: 3 months ago
Our client is a global market leading technology company.
Our client seeks a Kubernetes generalist who can assist with the construction, deployment, and troubleshooting of bare-metal on-prem and cloud-based multi-tenant Kubernetes clusters using Rancher. Kubernetes distributions in use are RKE (on-prem) and GKE, EKS, AKS (cloud). Day to day tasks also include monitoring performance and availability of all Kubernetes clusters, as well as performing capacity planning activities. Candidates will join a mature and experienced team of Kubernetes platform administrators with a wide range of skill levels.
Examples of possible project work include implementation of self-healing system automation; testing, validation, and deployment of new Kubernetes versions; transformation of existing platform automation to make use of new Kubernetes functionality; testing and integration of new bare-metal compute platforms; implementation and troubleshooting of novel Kubernetes multi-tenancy patterns such as vcluster.
  • Comfortable using and developing on Linux as a primary OS.
  • 4+ years administering Linux systems, intermediate proficiency.
  • 2+ years Kubernetes administration experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in Kustomize or Helm (preferably both).
  • Intermediate knowledge of Kubernetes networking internals (notably Flannel + Calico).
  • Direct experience deploying and maintaining enterprise Kubernetes clusters.
  • Advanced proficiency with Docker and Linux container internals.
  • Advanced proficiency with git and Github.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Python.
  • Intermediate proficiency with bash scripting.
  • Comfortable with Agile project management in JIRA.

The Rewards:
As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.

Please contact Michael Brennan at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4641 or email your C.V in Word/pdf format to mbrennan@softwareplacements.ie.