Kubernetes Engineer

Kubernetes Engineer.

Kubernetes Engineer

Den Haag


€75000 - €90000 per year





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Are you a passionate Kubernetes professional with extensive experience building and automating platform infrastructure and services? We're searching for a talented individual to join our team.

You'll be an integral part of our platform team, collaborating closely with our talented architects, developers and engineers.

Key Activities

  • Deploy and maintain cloud infrastructure to ensure security, performance, and availability of production systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting, resolution, and problem analysis in Kubernetes and underlying AWS services.
  • Implement observability tools and best practices using Prometheus, ELK & Grafana.
  • Automate everything including right sizing (Nodes, Pods, Volumes), self-service and cost visibility.
  • Minimise expenditure by right-sizing and minimizing number of nodes, defining container requests & limits and implementing pod and node auto-scaling.
  • Implement Kubernetes security best practices including detecting security misconfigurations, image hardening, network configuration and admission control.
  • Work with CI/CD (CodeCommit / ArgoCD) and IaC (CloudFormation) to deploy common infrastructure and services on AWS and Kubernetes.
  • Management of application and service credentials using AWS Secrets Manager and Cyberark.
  • Maintain in-depth documentation of activities and system configuration.
  • Stay on top of the latest security trends and develop expertise in emerging cloud security technologies.

What we are looking for

  • CKA Certification - Certified Kubernetes Administrator or CKAD - Certified Kubernetes Application Developer
  • AWS Associate level or equivalent experience (ideally 2 years+ working with AWS).
  • Good knowledge of Linux including purpose-built distributions optimized for hosting container workloads (e.g. Bottlerocket).
  • Experience with migration projects (On-premise-to-Cloud)
  • Experience working with Karpenter and Cluster Autoscaler.
  • Demonstrable experience customizing helm charts, admission controllers, Kubernetes operators, CRDs and controllers.
  • Nice to have experience automating DNS and Certificate Management in Kubernetes using Route 53, Route 53 Private CA and CertManager.
  • Experience of at least one programming language (ideally Python) and creating AWS Lambda functions.
  • Strong knowledge of Docker, CI/CD and integration testing.
  • Good understanding of AWS microservices platforms and associated services including EKS, EC2 Worker Nodes, ECS, ECR, Inspector and CloudMap.
  • Knowledge of systems monitoring, alerting, and analytics at the container level for APM tools, including Splunk, ELK, and Prometheus.
  • Good understanding of the CNCF landscape which contains common cloud native open-source projects and proprietary products.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

We know we ask a lot but encourage you to apply even if you fit 80% to the role.

Do you see yourself in this role? Then click on Apply now! Chat first? Call Zulayma Susebeek at 020 305 8554 or e-mail me at zulayma.susebeek@darwinrecruitment.com to learn more about this exciting opportunity.


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Zulayma Susebeek

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