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Senior Devops Engineer

Platform9

Platform9

Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Senior DevOps Engineer
Location: REMOTE IN THE USA or HYBRID IN SAN JOSE, CA


About Platform9
Cloud native is a strategic priority for technology leaders at nearly every company around the world. Going cloud native is a complex, challenging, but necessary process for businesses and organizations, regardless of size or industry. Platform9 is the only container management and orchestration solution that supports the complete lifecycle of the cloud-native journey on infrastructure anywhere. We combine the flexibility of DIY Kubernetes with the simplicity of public cloud Kubernetes.
Innovative enterprises like Juniper, Starbucks, Mavenir, Redfin, Rackspace, and Cloudera achieve 4x faster time-to-market, up to a 90% reduction in operational costs, and 99.99% uptime with Platform9. We are an inclusive, globally distributed company backed by leading investors.


About the Role
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of our cloud infrastructure, ensuring high availability, scalability, and security. You will be working closely with our engineering team to automate deployments, manage infrastructure as code, and troubleshoot production issues.
This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies and contribute to the success of a rapidly growing company. We offer a fast-paced and collaborative work environment where you will have the opportunity to learn and grow your skills.


Responsibilities
* Design, implement, and maintain our cloud infrastructure on AWS, including Kubernetes clusters, OpenStack environments, and supporting services.
* Automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and application deployments using tools like Terraform.
* Implement and manage monitoring and logging solutions using Prometheus, Grafana, and other relevant tools.
* Develop and maintain internal tooling and scripts to improve operational efficiency.
* Troubleshoot and resolve production issues related to infrastructure, applications, and performance.
* Collaborate with engineering teams to implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines.
* Participate in on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 availability of critical services.
* Stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends in cloud computing and DevOps.

Qualifications
* 5+ years of experience in a DevOps or SRE role, with a strong understanding of cloud infrastructure and operations.
* Extensive experience with Kubernetes, including cluster administration, deployment strategies, and troubleshooting.
* Experience with OpenStack is highly desirable, but not required.
* Proficiency in infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform or Ansible.
* Strong scripting skills in Python or similar languages.
* Strong programming skills in Golang or similar languages.
* Strong configuration management skills with Salt, Chef or similar languages.
* Experience with Observability tools like Prometheus, Cortex, Grafana, and Loki.
* Experience with CI/CD tools and best practices.
* Experience with administrating and debugging on Linux-based operating systems.
* Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
* Strong communication and collaboration skills.
* Strong incident management experience.
Candidates need to have necessary authorisation to work in the US

Bonus Points
* Experience with EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service).
* Experience with Cluster API, Cluster API Provider for AWS or Kamaji.
* Experience with managing on-premise infrastructure.
* Familiarity with OpenTelemetry and AI-powered observability tools.
* Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment.


Benefits
* Competitive salary and benefits package.
* Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies.
* Collaborative and supportive work environment.
* Flexible work arrangements.