Senior Software Engineer - Kubernetes (Remote Okay)

Kong Inc | San Francisco, United States

Date listed

2 weeks ago

You will be part of a team that builds the Kong for Kubernetes.
You will be part of a team that is responsible for managing and making Kong cloud-native. This team is responsible for making and pushing kong to the bleeding edge of cloud-native and the CNCF stack.

What you'll be doing:

    • Work on Kong for Kubernetes, Ingress controller, and helm charts
    • Add features and maintain Kong’s integrations with Prometheus, Grafana, Helm, and other products in the CNCF space.
    • Design and build extend Kong for Cloud-Native Stack
    • Leverage your deep experience working on large scale cloud-native infrastructure

What you'll bring:

    • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
    • Interest or experience in Kubernetes, service mesh, L3/4/7 Proxy, API services, container technologies, and the Cloud Native Stack.
    • Experience in running Kubernetes or having a thorough understanding of Kubernetes architecture
    • Solid hands-on low level technical expertise, understanding distributed systems, networking and computer systems programming
    • Strong sense of ownership and good communication skills

Bonus Points:

    • A demonstrable track record of large scale C/C++/Go projects, familiar with gRPC, Containerization and Microservices
    • Hands on experience of building and maintain Kubernetes controllers or operators
    • Experience in building and fostering an Open-Source community
    • Hands-on technical leadership experience
    • Experience scoping, resourcing, managing and overcoming obstacles in software development projects