Gravity IT Resources

Job Title: Sr. Kubernetes Engineer

Location: National

Job-Type: Permanent

Referral Fee: +/- $2,000

Employment Eligibility: Gravity will only consider US Citizens & Green Card Holders.

Position Overview:

Gravity is looking for a a highly motivated senior engineer to enable the adoption of a digital platform based on Kubernetes. This position is a challenging role as the associate will be responsible for contributing to the creation and support of our digital platform that includes running Kubernetes from the Public Cloud, Data Center, and at the Edge


Our client is $32B, supermarket chain operating in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Technology is a major driver of this company’s efforts to continue to deliver exceptional value to its customers.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related analytical field, or equivalent experience
  • 4 years administering a Kubernetes cluster in a production environment
  • 4 years experience working with OCI container platforms such as Docker or RKT
  • 4 years using configuration automation such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and etc
  • 4 years administering a Linux distribution in a production environment
  • Experience with identifying and remediating Kubernetes vulnerabilities
  • Experience with maintenance such as Kubernetes patches and upgrades
  • Experience managing multiple Kubernetes clusters in a production environment
  • Experience managing Kubernetes clusters in cloud providers such as Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience working with Git and supporting CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • An active Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) certification
  • Experience with OpenShift Container Platform
  • Experience with logging and monitoring applications such as Prometheus, Elasticsearch, FluentD, Kibana, Grafana, and etc.
  • Experience with Artifactory or Nexus
  • Experience with working virtualization technologies such as VMWare
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes DNS how it interacts with external DNS servers
  • Experience collaborating with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in full-stack development tools and technologies
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