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Senior Cloud Engineer (Kubernetes)

Company: Nuvalence
Location: Troy
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Everyone wants a career with impact. At Nuvalence, you'll be helping some of the world's most renowned and ambitious companies build winning cloud platforms.As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will help improve automation, infrastructure reliability, and enable engineering teams to use new technologies in a scalable, reliable, and highly available way. This position requires hands-on experience and the ability to work closely with engineering teams. Joining the Nuvalence Cloud Engineering team is an opportunity to help create infrastructure and define best practices using cutting edge technologies.Our engineers are most interested in solving business problems with cutting edge cloud technologies and distributed systems. Let's face it, most of this stuff is pretty new so "10 years of experience" isn't really a credible calling card. We're looking for fearless engineers who love ramping up quickly by getting their hands dirty with sophisticated, cutting edge technology. We want all of our staff to spend as much time directly working with clients as possible so being able to explain and justify technical decisions is also really important. We like the type of engineer that you can pair with a product manager and have them do their thing.As a Nuvalence Senior Cloud engineer, you will:

  • Establish and improve the foundation of our customer's cloud platforms by leveraging Kubernetes and other technologies in the CNCF landscape
  • Provide Kubernetes architecture best practices and guidance to achieve production-grade Kubernetes deployments
  • Identify automation opportunities to eliminate toil and increase the reliability of the platform
  • Develop Infrastructure as Code and CI pipelines for delivering platform-level and application-level features
  • Staying abreast of, and capitalizing on, emergent technologies
  • Stewardship of DevOps and continuous delivery
  • Design and implementation of platform and service lifecycle Technical Requirements:
    • 5 years of experience as a software architect in a cloud computing environment or equivalent experience in a customer-facing role
    • Minimum of 3 years working with Kubernetes and ancillary technologies
    • Experience building, architecting, designing, and implementing production-grade Kubernetes-based platforms
    • Deep understanding of container primitives and experience containerizing applications
    • Familiarity with Kubernetes-specific platform components, such as ingress controllers, cluster DNS, autoscalers, and others.
    • Experience developing Kubernetes platform extensions using CRDs and operators.
    • CI pipeline authoring (Gitlab, Jenkins, Travis, Circle-CI, etc)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental cloud security (e.g., Identity and Access Management, ACL, firewalls)
    • Experience collaborating across multiple functional and/or technical teams to deliver an Agile-based project
    • Ability to communicate with clients on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution
    • Experience with the Go programming language is an asset Across all of our roles, we look for folks who match the following general profile:
      • Passionate about delivering commercial software products and platforms to market
      • Deeply technical and constantly in a state of learning
      • Able to communicate clearly and efficiently with a variety of audiences including developers, clients, customers, partners and executives
      • Fearless in getting "hands-on" with technology and execution
      • Strong understanding of modern software engineering processes
      • Deep understanding and interest in cloud and distributed systems architectures
      • Comfortable with ambiguity with a drive for clarity
      • Experience leading and growing technical talent (for software engineering managers) We're a dynamic work environment with great benefits including:
        • Competitive compensation
        • Generous benefits
        • Flexible vacation and PTO policies (we have a minimum vacation policy in fact!) Salary Transparency (For US based employees only)
          • Non-Senior Compensation Bands:
            • Major Metro: $83k - $173k USD yearly base
            • Secondary Metro: $70k - $145k USD yearly base
            • Senior Compensation Bands
              • Major Metro: $181k - $250k USD yearly base
              • Secondary Metro: $152k - $210k USD yearly base
              • Principal Compensation Bands
                • $215k - $313k USD yearly base

Keywords: Nuvalence, Troy , Senior Cloud Engineer (Kubernetes), Engineering , Troy, New York

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