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Sr Software Engineer
Minnetonka, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #50964 Posted September 28, 2021


  • You will be responsible for helping teams within their cloud journey migrate from Kubernetes and OpenShift to Google Anthos.
  • Communication and training skills are vital to this role.
  • This role will work closely with Vanguard, the Cloud Coaching and Consulting team, and the HCC Container Platform (on-prem container platforms) team.

Team and Team size

  •  3 managers, 20 platform engineers.

Top Responsibilities:

  •  You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.?

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Customer service, customer engagement, customer coaching
  • Working with the container platform technologies; Google Anthos, Red Hat OpenShift, and Kubernetes on bare metal servers
  • Work with vendors on high priority issues
  • Define technical infrastructure environment for OpenShift and Kubernetes platforms
  • Define and document standards and guidelines
  • Develop and automate repeatable tasks
  • Consult with development users; determine requirements and recommend solutions
  • Assists in development of systems and procedures affecting OpenShift and Kubernetes, design and maintenance
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products
  • Performance and Tuning of infrastructure components
  • Review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards
  • Document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary
  • Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks, escalating them as needed
  • Review technical documentation to verify compliance with client requirements and established architectural standards and guidelines
  • Provide status reports and demonstrations to management
  • Conduct interviews for recruitment of full-time and consulting positions as required
  • Assisting with communication interfaces/integration to associated systems
  • Upholds enterprise policy guidelines and recommends new and improved guidelines

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of Google Cloud Platform, Google Anthos, Red Hat OpenShift, and Kubernetes
  • Ability to create terraform scripts to support Infrastructure as Code
  • Demonstrated skills building services in Kubernetes
  • Ability to integrate components into CI/CD pipeline, specifically Jenkins
  • Ability to work across and collaborate with multiple teams including platform teams and corporate security
  • Ability to listen intently to the needs of the customers moving to cloud
  • Ability to influence customers to utilize modern cloud practices
  • Ability to manage conflicts with customers
  • Ability to influence internal platform and support teams to create cloud native solutions easing the transition of customers to cloud
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload that is often dynamic and changing
  • 3+ years of technology administration supporting internal systems
  • 3+ years of strong Linux background
  • 3+ years of scripting experience such as Shell
  • 1+ years of programming experience such as Python or Java
  • 3+ years of experience working with application support teams
  • 1+ Kubernetes
  • 1+ Docker
  • 1+ GitHub
  • Willingness to participate in on-call support rotation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat OpenShift
  • Linux
  • Cloud Architecture and Solutions
  • Ansible
  • Helm
  • Jenkins Pipeline
  • Terraform
  • 12 factor application design & development
  • REST API development
  • Individual contributor in Scrum or Agile team
  • Python
  • Golang
  • Grafana
  • Prometheus
  • Thanos
  • Splunk

Interview Process:

  • How many rounds? 2 tech/behavioral
  • Video vs. phone? Video
  • How technical will the interviews be? High level, No Test, Speak to knowledge

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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