Senior Software Engineer (Kubernetes)

Upbound
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Posted: 
August 14, 2023
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Remote
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Senior
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About the position

The job overview for this role is that Upbound is hiring a Staff Software Engineer to join their Orchestration team and help build their flagship SaaS offering, Upbound Cloud. The role involves actively building Upbound Cloud and contributing to Upbound's open-source projects, with a focus on features in high demand by customers. The engineer will be responsible for supporting the full project lifecycle for highly scalable and reliable services running in a cloud environment, as well as writing and maintaining Go code that interfaces with the Kubernetes API. Additionally, the engineer will deploy and manage Kubernetes services, author documentation and user guides, and participate in on-call support for Upbound Cloud.

Responsibilities

  • Actively build Upbound Cloud and contribute to Upbound's open-source projects, especially Crossplane.
  • Take ownership of building features in high demand by Upbound's customers and deliver new functionality.
  • Communicate through thoughtful and thorough design documents for new initiatives.
  • Support the full project lifecycle for highly scalable and reliable services running in a cloud environment.
  • Write and maintain Go code that interfaces with the Kubernetes API.
  • Deploy and manage Kubernetes services.
  • Author documentation, user guides, and blog posts to support and promote new features.
  • Participate in on-call support for Upbound Cloud.
  • Have experience building and maintaining cloud services.
  • Have moderate to advanced experience with Kubernetes.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for solving problems even if they are outside your lane.
  • Demonstrate excellence in your work.

Requirements

  • Experience building and maintaining cloud services: CI/CD, observability, scaling, and an owner-operator mentality for your code.
  • Moderate to advanced experience with Kubernetes.
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership for solving problems even if they are outside your lane.
  • Demonstrated excellence in work, constantly striving for improvement.
  • Proficiency in Go programming language.
  • Familiarity with the Kubernetes API and related tools such as operators, controllers, add-ons, etc.
  • Experience deploying and managing Kubernetes services.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to create thoughtful and thorough design documents.
  • Willingness to participate in on-call support for Upbound Cloud.
  • Ability to support the full project lifecycle for highly scalable and reliable services in a cloud environment.
  • Knowledge of enterprise features such as single sign-on, Git integration, audit logs, and disaster recovery.
  • Experience with writing documentation, user guides, and blog posts to support and promote new features.

Benefits

  • Universal real-time visibility into all infrastructure environments
  • API centric approach for managing infrastructure and policies
  • Self-service infrastructure capabilities
  • Opportunity to actively build Upbound Cloud and contribute to Upbound's open-source projects
  • Ownership of building features in high demand by customers
  • Opportunity to communicate through thoughtful and thorough design documents
  • Support for the full project lifecycle for highly scalable and reliable services in a cloud environment
  • Opportunity to write and maintain Go code that interfaces with the Kubernetes API
  • Deployment and management of Kubernetes services
  • Authoring documentation, user guides, and blog posts to support and promote new features
  • Participation in on-call support for Upbound Cloud
  • Experience building and maintaining cloud services
  • Moderate to advanced experience with Kubernetes
  • Ownership and responsibility for problem-solving
  • Constant improvement of skills
  • Empathy for customers and consideration of their needs
  • Importance of clear communication and effective collaboration
  • Creation of a safe environment for contribution and learning
  • Commitment to building a great culture with company values
  • Encouragement of diversity and inclusivity in applications

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