Kubernetes Engineer


Date listed

1 month ago



Timescale is looking for experienced Kubernetes engineers to help us build and maintain our managed TimescaleDB cloud services. You will have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team, building and maintaining the infrastructure that powers our platform. Your work will be instrumental in developing our Kubernetes-based clusters and infrastructure. You will interact with the Kubernetes API and codebase to build controllers and operators that power our platform. Additionally, you will work closely with and further develop our infrastructure tooling to ensure the health, stability, and maintainability of our Kubernetes cluster.

Timescale is an all-remote organization, open to candidates in all time zones. This is a full time position.


  • Experience deploying and maintaining Kubernetes clusters at scale. Knowledge of Kubernetes cluster orchestration tools like kops or kubeadm a plus
  • Familiarity with developing Kubernetes operators, controllers, and custom CRDs
  • Programming skills (we mostly use Go but are more concerned with good fundamentals), preferably with some experience working in the Kubernetes ecosystem or using the Kubernetes API
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one major cloud provider (AWS preferred)
  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and other infrastructure automation
  • Deep knowledge of Linux, container environments, and bash

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience deploying, operating, and using major production-level databases. Huge bonus points for PostgreSQL and/or TimescaleDB!

About Timescale

At Timescale, we are dedicated to serving developers worldwide, enabling them to build exceptional data-driven products that measure everything that matters: software applications, industrial equipment, financial markets, blockchain activity, consumer behavior, machine learning models, climate change, and more. Analyzing this data across the time dimension (“time-series data”) enables developers to understand what is happening right now, how that is changing, and why that is changing. Timescale develops TimescaleDB, the category-defining open-source relational database for time-series data, and offers fully-managed TimescaleDB and related database services. Timescale is a remote-first company with a global workforce and is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, Icon Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and other leading investors.

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