Senior Platform Engineer

Southern Pines, NC 28387

Posted: 05/21/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Network Engineering - Junior/Lead Job Number: 16239 Work Location: Remote

Job Description


Our customer is seeking a skilled Platform Engineer to join their team. You will be on a team of high energy engineers eager to make an immediate impact working on cutting edge projects.

This position is hybrid - 50% time remote, 50% working in office.

Day to day duties include:
  • Create a highly available, on-prem Kubernetes RKE2 deployment model.
  • Deploy High availability RKE cluster in an air-gapped, on-prem datacenter environment
  • Maintain and deploy MinIO in distributed mode. This enables data to be stored across multiple nodes, ensuring high availability and fault tolerance
  • Implement multiple control-plane nodes with a load balancer in front to distribute the traffic and ensure high availability.
  • Create a Kubernetes DevSecOps environment where third-party applications can be developed, secured and deployed within the ecosystem
  • Ensure a multi-node setup for GitOps tools and store configurations redundantly across nodes. Regular backups of configurations are essential.
  • Utilize Patroni / Spilo / Scalyr for automating failover to a replica in case the primary node fails. Regular backups and real-time replication should also be implemented
  • Ensuring uptime, handling failovers, and scaling as needed.
  • Update containers baseline, apply systems patching
  • Responsible for the overall functionality and maintenance of HA cluster
  • Work closely with DEVSECOP team to coordinate deployment of updates and other security patches.
  • Preferred CKA and CKAD certification

Requirements to be successful in this position:
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer

Meet Your Recruiter

Nuria Curtis
Sales Manager

Nuria is a Sales Manager within Top Stack’s technology division.

She has a genuine ability to build rapport with people from all walks of life and industries. Her favorite aspect of this industry is seeing the candidate grow through each phase of their career. Nuria serves as the Co-President of the Blacks in Technology, Tampa Chapter, taking pride in the organization’s educational resources, job opportunities, and because it is a great networking platform for people from all walks of life that otherwise would not receive this type of connection. Prior to joining Top Stack, she was awarded Rookie of the Year in 2020 where she managed partnership with key federal accounts in the Orlando market. Nuria is a graduate from Valencia College.

Nuria has a sweet adoration for her three nieces and two dogs, Gracie and Midnight. During her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, golf, and traveling. She aspires to travel to Europe to enjoy a summer in Croatia and Greece, as well as take her mom to the French Open in Spain.

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