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Lead Kubernetes SRE
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on December 9, 2021
Job Id #52258 Posted November 18, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Individual will be building a new Kubernetes platform service to support multi-cloud modernization strategy.
  • This engineer will also assist with building tools and scaffolding around the platform to aid applications to migrate between multiple container platforms (Kubernetes, Red Hat Openshift).

Ideal Background:

  • Experience in large enterprise in regulated industry. Healthcare-specific is a plus, but not required.


  • Being an upstream contributor to Kubernetes open source project.

Top Requirements:

  • 2+ years of Red Hat OpenShift
  • 3+ years of Kubernetes Administration
  • 2+ years in at least one of AWS, Azure,Google Cloud Platform Integration
  • 3+ years of software development experience such as Python or Golang

Team and Team size:

  • HCC Container Platforms 17US/Ireland 7India

Top Responsibilities:

  • Developing new Kubernetes service from ground up
  • Participate in on-call SRE support of Production kubernetes environment.
  • Develop integrations of Kubernetes platform with existing enterprise tools via REST API
  • Work with vendors on high priority issues
  • Rotational 12x7 on call support with offshore evening coverage
  • Define/Build/Support technical infrastructure environment for Kubernetes platform
  • Define and document standards and guidelines
  • Develop and automate repeatable tasks
  • Consult with development users; determine requirements and recommend solutions
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products


  • 3+ years of Kubernetes
  • 2+ years AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • 3+ years of software development experience such as Python or Golang
  • 3+ years of experience working with application development teams
  • 1+ GitHub Willingness to participate in on-call support rotation
  • Terraform or Ansible Helm CI/CD tools such as Jenkins REST API development Grafana Prometheus

Nice to have:

  • Anthos OpenShift Individual contributor in Scrum or Agile team Thanos Splunk

Working Time:

  • Standard hours 8a-5p 12x7 oncall rotation

Interview Process:

  • MS Teams/Webex preferred (camera on) Some Hands-On evaluation maybe required

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