Senior Cloud Engineer - Kubernetes

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 16.07.2024
    Remote work: On-site


    We are seeking an experienced Senior Kubernetes Engineer to lead our dynamic Kubernetes Platform Team. As a Senior Kubernetes Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in architecting, designing, and implementing our Kubernetes-based cloud infrastructure, and will use your expertise in Linux, Python, containers and Kubernetes to drive innovation, scalability, and reliability across our platform.

    About the role:

    Kubernetes Architecture and Design:

    • Lead the design and implementation of scalable and resilient Kubernetes clusters.
    • Architect solutions for high availability, disaster recovery, and auto-scaling.
    • Evaluate and integrate new Kubernetes features and technologies to enhance platform capabilities.
    • Drive innovation and best practices in cloud infrastructure design and implementation.
    • Adopt a secure by design approach.

    Container Orchestration:

    • Drive a cloud native approach for containerisation and Kubernetes orchestration, using standard methodologies.
    • Optimize container performance and resource utilisation.
    • Implement and maintain Kubernetes Operators for automating complex application management tasks.

    Infrastructure Automation:

    • Design and implement infrastructure as code solutions using tools such as Terraform.
    • Automate provisioning, configuration, and deployment processes to streamline operations.
    • Implement CI/CD pipelines.
    • Adopt a gitops approach using tooling such as Flux/Argo.

    Performance Optimisation and Monitoring:

    • Analyse and optimize Kubernetes cluster performance, including resource utilisation and scheduling.
    • Implement monitoring and logging solutions to ensure cluster health and performance.
    • Develop alerting and critical issues procedures for proactive issue resolution.

    Leadership and Collaboration:

    • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members.
    • Collaborate with multi-functional teams, including developers, DevOps engineers, and system administrators, to support their needs.
    • Drive continuous improvement through knowledge sharing, code reviews, and process enhancements.
    • Communicating and working directly with multiple business units and product teams, understanding and developing requirements.

    Required Skills:

    • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
    • 5+ years of experience in a senior engineering role, with a focus on Kubernetes and cloud technologies.
    • 5+ years of managing production workloads in a platform engineering team.
    • Expertise in designing and implementing Kubernetes-based solutions for production environments.
    • Strong skills in Linux systems administration, scripting and programming skills in Python or other scripting languages.
    • Experience with infrastructure as code tools and methodologies (Terraform etc.).
    • Solid understanding of containerisation concepts and technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
    • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Certifications such as Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD).
    • Significant experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
    • Deep understanding of networking concepts and protocols.
    • Familiarity with advanced Kubernetes features such as custom resource definitions (CRDs), admission controllers, etc.
    • Knowledge of security standard methodologies for containerised environments.
    • Experience with advanced monitoring and logging tools (Datadog).


    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios! If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career!

    We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    • 25 days' holiday per year
    • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
    • Annual wellness allowance
    • Share Purchase Plan
    • Medical Health Insurance
    • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
    • Dental Coverage
    • Life insurance
    • Pillar 3 Private Pension
    • Meal Vouchers
    • Flexible Benefits
    • Bookster
    • Volunteering Events

    LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

    Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

    Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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