Kubernetes Engineer SME (Remote)-US Citizen

Location: Herndon, VA
Department: DNU - Azzur Solutions, LLC

Job Description

Keywords: AWS, CloudFormation, Kubernetes, Red Hat Linux, Terraform, Agile, Ansible, VMware

United States Citizen* with no dual citizenship


 Azzur Solutions is partnered with a prestigious software and managed services client to identify a true subject matter expert who specializes in Managing Deploying and maintaining Kubernetes Clusters.

Description -

 This individual Team Player will work with customers and other colleagues in automation and Security to architect solutions and improve reliability. They must be able and willing to document their processes using agile methodologies. In addition, this individual should be inquisitive to new technologies and learn at a fast pace.

% Breakdown of Workload:

1- Kubernetes- 80%
2- Automation- 10%



Monitor all customer-facing applications and infrastructure to ensure they are working optimally.

Must be a fast-learning individual who is resourceful and has an inquisitive mindset.

Resolve support escalation cases by troubleshooting issues and finding opportunities to improve our application’s architecture and system infrastructure.

-Must be willing to obtain an industry certification (i.e., AWS Solutions Architect, Redhat RHCE, HashiCorp Terraform Associate, etc.).

Must quantify failures and availabilities in a prescriptive manner (SLIs, SLOs, SLAs).

Must work efficiently and have an agile mindset.

Familiarity with implementation of gradual changes, phased deployments (canary deployments), and intermediate change.



Minimum of 3 years experience working intimately with Kubernetes (SME Level)

College-level associate degree or higher preferred; or equivalent of related work experience.

Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Terraform, Ansible, Python, and CloudFormation.

Must have a good understanding of VMware hyper-converged infrastructure and architecture and Saas, PaaS, and FaaS Solutions.  Must have Working knowledge of Cloud,  System Monitoring.

Azzur Group is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diverse cultures, ethnicities, gender, and ages in our workplace. We believe that promoting diversity plays an important role in developing top-quality talent, fostering greater innovation and creativity, and enhancing our relationships with customers and the communities in which we operate.

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