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Principal Kubernetes Software Engineer

Employer
Gregory Martin International
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Principal Kubernetes Software Engineer

As a Principal Kubernetes Software Engineer, you will be an experienced C/C++ software developer and have a strong knowledge of Kubernetes and Cloud Native technologies.

You will be responsible for helping our client transition products from bare metal platforms to Cloud Native PaaS/IaaS, exploring the challenges of supporting real-time operation in the Cloud. You will work closely with the Platform Development teams and System Architects. Part of your role may also involve interacting with customers to understand their requirements. Our client has a strong ethos of collaboration and sharing what we learn, so part of your role will involve sharing your Kubernetes knowledge and experience with the team. This role is located in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and can be a Hybrid or UK based remote role. Salary is up to £86,000 basic plus excellent benefits.

Mandatory skills
  • Extensive and current software development skills under Linux: 5-10 years+ C/C++ and scripting.
  • Hands on experience with Kubernetes and Cloud Native Computing Foundation technologies and commercial public/private cloud environments. 2 years+
  • Experience of real-time performance needs of bare metal applications, including networking stacks and QoS; moving them to containerised cloud environments.
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes platforms (e.g. OpenShift, EKS, AKS, GKE, GDCE...)

Your skills and qualifications will ideally include most or all, of the following:
  • Podman / Docker container, microservice, CI/CD experience.
  • Networks and networking (routing and protocols), CNI
  • Very good understanding of cloud computing technologies and recent computing trends and familiarity with enterprise architecture and enterprise application integration
  • Experience with public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) and designing and building large scale high performing latency sensitive applications in these environments
  • Understanding of Virtualized/Cloud environment deployment, tooling and production deployments in such environment e.g., Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Knowledge of how to test and profile performance in cloud environments.
  • Experience automating the software dev/test/deployment lifecycle with continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Understanding of key security concepts in a cloud environment
  • Practical knowledge of Agile Software development methodology
  • Strong collaboration and team working skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships cross-functionally and across all levels
  • Able to influence senior stakeholders and business owners
  • The ability to influence change and lead by example
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate, coach and inspire at all levels
  • Comprehensive communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven proactivity and driven
  • Makes recommendations on strategic decisions

Keywords: Kubernetes, C, C++, Software Engineer, Cloud, Podman, Docker

Principal Kubernetes Software Engineer

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire - Hybrid / Remote UK based

Salary: £70,000 to £86,000 basic plus excellent benefits
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