Senior DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes / Docker

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17
Confidential Company
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17


Kforce is working with a well-known technology firm located in New York, NY. They have an excellent opportunity as a DevOps Engineer who is looking to join a team that's committed to ensuring the stability of systems. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the design, deployment, and maintenance of a full stack Kubernetes environment, running on Google Cloud Environment. The individual will also participate in fostering a DevOps culture, and building strong cross functional collaboration with all areas of development, product, and QA. Senior DevOps Engineer Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, develop and support scalable, redundant infrastructure to include physical and virtualized environments
  • Maintain and develop Docker images for a tech stack including Cassandra, Kafka, Apache, and several in house written java services, running in Google Cloud on Kubernetes
  • Maintain and develop automation using tools like Ansible and Python
  • Improve existing infrastructure to incorporate latest technology best practices and cross application integrations
  • Day-to-day collaboration with developers and QA teams, to influence design, and architect solutions in multitiered environments
  • Orchestrate staging and production deployment
  • Manage individual project priorities, deliverables, and deadlines
  • Produce clear documentation for delivered solutions
  • Assist in designing and rolling out a revamped monitoring and alerting system using DataDog and PagerDuty
  • Participate in on-call rotation


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in systems administration with a focus on DevOps (9+ years without BS)
  • Proficiency in Python, Bash, or other comparable scriptinglanguage
  • Cloud technology, and virtualization with Docker
  • Networking (TCP/UDP, ICMP, DNS, etc.), OSI Layers, infrastructure services and security
  • Proficiency in Linux administration (CentOS or RHEL a plus)
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing

JobID: 1653900-AQG

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