Senior Software Engineer - KubeKit

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 203515

Position Title: Software Engineer (V)

External Description:

This position is responsible for all phases of software development life cycle including software design, coding, unit and integration tests, CI/CD pipelining, and customer support for Kubernetes on TD platforms: bare metal, EKS, AKS, AWS, Azure, VRA, and Vsphere. Additionally, this position will require cross-team interaction with other TD teams to provide requirements gathering, documentation/training, and hands-on support to help prioritize and drive adoption of Kubernetes and KubeKit across TD development teams, and its use as a tool for product deployment teams. KubeKit requires a team member with a strong K8s and Go security background to help ensure the security and robustness of the platform.

Key Responsibilities   

  • Design, develop, implement, test and support new features for KubeKit, Teradata’s Kubernetes deployment software in Go, Python, Rust.
  • Subject matter expert for K8s security and able to assess and communicate security concerns for the KubeKit project as a whole. Interact with external teams for security mitigations.
  • Collaborate, educate, support K8s best practices in a tight-knit team and company-wide.
  • Willing to participate in education for internal/external teams.
  • Commitment and understanding of open source best practices as KubeKit will be open sourced.

Work Environment

This position is located in Rancho Bernardo, CA (San Diego) but can be remote.  This quality focused, high tech environment is perfect for individuals seeking to exercise innovation and lateral thinking to move our state of the art technology to the next level. 

Skills & Attributes

The focus of Kubekit is on provisioning bare metal and cloud environments to deploy Kubernetes in a ready to use K8s infrastructure for Teradata products. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and creative software engineer who is ready to participate in a team environment and contribute to the success of Teradata. The successful candidate will possess excellent skills in organization and time management. This person will be primarily responsible for developing new features, debugging, and providing internal and customer support for KubeKit, Teradata’s Kubernetes deployment system, in Go. Evaluating and improving the security profile of the KubeKit software is of paramount importance as KubeKit is the base of all TD application deployment and is a major component of this position. Additionally, strong DevOps skills and aiding in the creation of good open source coding, testing, and release practices commensurate with the goal of open sourcing KubeKit are also a requirement.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong, sufficient educational experience in computer science and/or security practices
  • Strong, sufficient relevant work experience
  • Programming experience in Go/Python/Rust
  • Strong experience with DevOps methodologies, tools, and best practices
  • Experience in group software development and routine use of version control tools, especially for open source projects.
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, good time management skills and detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert experience with Golang
  • Experience with Python and Ansible
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes including security best practices.
  • Experience with Git and Agile/SCRUM
  • Experience with cloud technologies: AWS, VSphere, Azure, EKS, AKS, Open Stack etc.
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat and Ubuntu system administration experience

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Software Engineer - KubeKit

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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