Kubernetes Administrator

  • Remote job

Kubernetes Administrator

Job description

Rackner is a cloud-native consultancy which enables digital transformation for large organizations through the newest in distributed technologies. We're laser focused on end-to-end application development, DevSecOps, AI/ML, and systems architecture, wrapped up in a methodology focused on cloud-first and cost-effective innovation.

Title: Kubernetes Engineer

Location: Remote

Job Summary:

Rackner is looking for a Kubernetes Engineer to join an existing team of DevOps and Cloud Engineers who are building out reusable Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD pipelines, to be deployed in a large enterprise environment. The engineer should have experience in advanced Kubernetes patterns (blue/green updates, stateful workloads, writing custom controllers) in order to contribute to this existing DevOps and cloud architecture.

Essential Functions:

  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining advanced Kubernetes solutions
  • Communicating these solutions in a professional way to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Collaborating with other engineers and members of the team using tools like git, in a secure, effective and scalable way


Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) is a plus

Requisite Skills/Abilities:

  • Highly experienced with Docker & Containers
  • Advanced Kubernetes experience
  • Istio expertise
  • GitOps (FluxCD, ArgoCD)
  • Custom Helm charts
  • Custom Controllers
  • Custom CRD
  • Top notch Linux skills
  • SRE experience for a mid to large enterprise system
  • General cloud architecture experience with a major cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP) is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with building Kubernetes Operators a plus
  • General DevOps Experience a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL databases and basic coding skills in Java, Python, Go, C++ or a similar language are desirable, as is experience with microservices architectures
  • Software Engineering background is nice to have

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Service & Communication
  • Building Relationships
  • Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen
  • Self-Motivation/Self Starter
  • Leading Self and Others


  • 401K with employer matching 100 percent up to 6 percent
  • 15 Days PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 10 Days Holiday
  • Health insurance (medical, dental and vision)
  • Basic Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Weekly Pay schedule (Fridays)

Rackner provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.