Are you an experienced Lead Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure – Enterprise Kubernetes Platform in search of your next contract opportunity? Our high-profile client is seeking to hire a Lead Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure – Enterprise Kubernetes Platform to join their talented team on a 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension. Apply for this amazing opportunity if this sounds like a good fit for you!AdvantagesWhat’s in it for you!As a Lead Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure – Enterprise Kubernetes Platform with our client, you’ll receive:- Highly competitive market hourly rates- A 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension- Remote interview processResponsibilitiesWhat will you do?Technical delivery and ownership- Responsible for Enterprise Kubernetes platform supporting multiple teams/organizations- Contributes to development of new solutioning principles, concepts, and best practices for managing containers, pods and Kubernetes networking.- Expertise of engineering practices. Integrates broad working knowledge in related disciplines to create integrated engineering solutions for complex business situations.- Advanced knowledge in Cloud (AWS/Azure) engineering and architecture, as well as automated application deployment and practical security methodology- Proficiency and experience with concepts and technologies used in software development, operations, security, cloud, microservices, containers, and scheduling platforms- Ability to work well in a highly dynamic environment that focuses on providing outstanding customer service- Comfort working remotely and perform well given a high level of independence and autonomyEnrollment, Influence, and adoption- Serves as lead engineering resource in cross functional teams dealing with challenging engineering problems and opportunities. - Articulate technical functionality of Kubernetes, Vault and infrastructure platforms to multiple technical audiences.- Educate and advise users on how to adopt the functionality of infrastructure platform products within their strategy and processes to achieve measurable value.- Translate application team needs into technical solutions and product requirements.- Influences decisions that impact critical long term IT strategy for organizational success.- Provides thought leadership to ensure that systems and services are designed, and operating to achieve optimal levels of performance, reliability, and sustainability.- Understands, identifies, and measures across multiple organizations.- Supports/mentors skill development in team- Demonstrates ability to coach team members around best practices for delivering high performant and scalable solutions.- Mentors team members on secure coding best practicesQualificationsQualifications - 7+ years of related work experience working in high performance or distributed systems, with direct work experience across a variety of Cloud Infrastructure disciplines, preferably on global scale.- Expert experience working with AWS Cloud Infrastructure, Kubernetes, CI/CD.- 5+ years’ experience in software development in at least one of these languages - Java, Go or Python, Bash or Shell scripting. - 2 years’ experience with container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes or any major Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions like Rancher, OpenShift or PCF- 2 years’ experience with DevSecOps tools and processes to include, but not limited to Git, JFrog Artifactory, SonarQube, sysdig, tekton, etc., - Design, code, and maintain Kubernetes add-ons, Custom Controllers, CRDs, runtime tooling, with a focus on improving product engineer experience with our Kubernetes-based platform.- Ability to operationalize code with proper tracing, metrics, logging, monitoring and alerts. - Experience with observability products (such as Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog, etc.)- Build traffic routing, service discovery, secrets, and access control solutions- Knowledge on networking, load balancing, DNS with UNIX/Linux system administration- Deep familiarity with microservices architectures, and ideally have seen them in operation at a global scale- Possess strong understanding of security principles- Able to knowledgeably discuss performance, security, and user interactions in complex systems- Built or operated a large-scale Cloud service- Takes ownership and follows through on tasks; drives decisions; results-oriented- Flexible and able to handle multiple priorities- Creative, innovative thinking, intellectual curiosity- Problem-solving and sound judgment- Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task- Strong attention to detail- Excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills with all audiences- Strong interpersonal skills with proven leadership- Strategic thinker- Technology Evangelist- Acts with speed, simplicity, and decisiveness- Good to have: Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)/ Developer (CKAD)/ Security (CKS)- Cloud certifications in AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Must Haves- Proven work ethic with utmost integrity- Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal–oriented)- Entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature- Self-motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable- Outgoing, energetic, upbeat, and fun!- Strong interpersonal skills- Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities- Desire to excel and succeedSummaryIf you are a Lead Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure – Enterprise Kubernetes Platform and the prospect of joining a dedicated team intrigues you, then this role with our high-profile client could be the perfect opportunity for you.For more information, or click the Apply button now!Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. 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