Job Description :

Kubernetes Architect

Location: Denver, CO

Job description:

The successful candidate will:

  • Create and maintain the architecture of Kubernetes implementation using Tanzu, Rancher or K8 native tools in public or private cloud.
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the CNCF Kubernetes projects.
  • Build and maintain configuration and set-up best practices and guidelines for K8.
  • Design and implement solutions that allow K8 to scale at the infrastructure and Pod levels.
  • Build observability in the platform using open source or commercially available tools that allows to have full control over the K8 environment and services running on it.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including the executive, product, other architects, and engineers in the teams to assist with kubernetes-related technical issues and support their services.
  • Able to come up with the solution that can overcome the shortcomings of the open source or commercial tool(s) used in the platform build.
  • Have strong networking and storage knowledge in K8.
  • We believe in knowledge sharing. So we strongly encourage our engineers to contribute to the open source community.
  • Have good experience with CICD, RESTful APIs and SRE practices and apply in your work daily.
  • Bring strong analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills with the ability to  independently create solutions and work with others in the team.
  • Prepare and present the high level solutions, architecture diagrams, write requirements, specifications, and white boarding to C-level executives, managers and engineers in the team.


Must have skills:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science Engineering,or a related technical degree.
  • Overall 12+ years of experience working in the field of Linux/Unix, AWS EC2s, DevOps, Cloud, Containers and its echo system.
  • 4+ years of hands-on working experience with Kubernetes and its components - control plane, data plane, Containers - Docker, with deploying, managing and scaling on prem and in cloud.
  • 2+ years of experience with Istio, Consul, automation using terraform/python, Helm charts.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with setting up monitoring and Observability for Kubernetes.
  • Experience with multi-node setup of ELK, Prometheus, Fluentbit, Kibana and Kafka.
  • Experience with BPF/eBPF is highly preferred.
  • 1+ years handson experience with Tanzu, VMWare Virtualization is needed.
  • Strong working experience in a Linux environment.
  • Working with RESTful APIs and large volumes of data.
  • Experience with Git-Ops continuous delivery tools and DevOps/SRE practices.

Good to have skills:

  • Experience in building distributed, multi-region kubernetes clusters.
  • Experience with the AWS environment.
  • Good understanding of networking/firewall and storage in Kubernetes and in general.
  • Understanding of container security (image, pod, network)
  • Experience in microservices with container technologies like Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience with troubleshooting production systems.

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