Software Systems Engineer - III
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Software Systems Engineer - III
Ref No.: 18-07676
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
W2 Only, Open to Relocation
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Senior Engineer -Cloud Migration & Kubernetes Platform Engineer


Building and maintaining Kubernetes clusters in the cloud.
Work with the development teams on the CI/CD process related to Kubernetes deployments.
Perform Kubernetes cluster builds, upgrades, and configuration.
Troubleshoot all issues related to our Kubernetes clusters.
Configure and maintain Kubernetes monitoring and logging.
Design and implement fully automated CI/CD pipelines
Curate docker images for our runtime environments
Implement tools to automate deployment, monitoring & operations of the platform.
The role will require building the kubenerte platform deployment automation, days 2 operation automation for scalability, availability.

Design and implement the kubernetes platform security hardening

Drive deployment and adoption of Container platforms across Telecommunication

Drive technology strategy for efforts to improve overall developer experience and productivity

Drive innovation by assessing, piloting, building DevOps/Cloud tooling and services to improve overall developer experience and productivity.


Six or more years of application development experience / expert programming language proficiency (Java, Ruby, C/C++, Node.JS, etc.)
Strong communication and influencing skills
Three or more years using Agile, Lean, and DevOps practices
Two or more years RESTful API development
Strong proven ability to guide/lead teams and individuals toward beneficial outcomes
Expert-level understanding of automation practices throughout the development, build, and deployment phases of the application life-cycle
Expert-level undestanding of Container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, etc.
Expertise with cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service platforms: AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, Soft Layer, OpenStack, etc.
Expertise with configuration management and automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, and Ansible
Expertise with orchestration template technologies such as: OpenStack Heat, AWS Cloud Formation, Azure Resource Manager, Google Cloud Deployment Manager, and Hashicorp Terraform
Expertise in developing cloud-native applications that adhere to microservices and twelve-factor application principles.
Experience with programming and scripting languages: Ruby, Go, Python, Perl, bash, ksh
Experience with development using Github or Bitbucket


Experience with continuous integration and deployment technologies such as: Bamboo, Cruise Control, Continuum, Jenkins CI, and Artifactory
Demonstrated ability to drive strong Testing practices (TDD/BDD, Test Automation, CI, etc.)
Experience with test-driven development frameworks for application and infrastructure code
Experience with telemetry solutions such as: DataDog, Sensu, Graphite, Influxdb,
Experience with logging and reporting solutions such as: Logstash, Elasticsearch, and Kibana (ELK), Grafana, or Splunk
Experience with containers and container scheduling and management platforms such as: Docker, rkt, Mesos, or Kubernetes
Experience with platform-as-a-service technologies such as: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, or Heroku
Three or more years of relevant experience including in managing Linux/Unix platforms in web-scale deployments
Experience in building high-performance infrastructures that are scalable and resilient
Proven ability create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation
Demonstrated ability to roll up your sleeves and implement alongside the other engineers being coached and developed


Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Generally requires minimum of 6 yrs experience in same or related discipline.


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