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Senior DevOps Kubernetes Engineer - Secureworks - Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA or US Remote


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Job ID R50788 Date posted Jul. 03, 2019

Senior DevOps Kubernetes Engineer – Secureworks – Atlanta, GA, Austin, TX or US Remote

About Secureworks

Secureworks (SCWX-NASDAQ) is a global leader in intelligence-driven information security solutions. We help organizations confidently pursue business goals in a digitally-connected world.  Consistently recognized by industry analysts and readers’ polls, we are one of the best in the world at understanding and anticipating threat behavior. We see 250 billion events every day across 4400 clients in more than 55 countries, and our solutions work across all the layers of a client’s security environment, including 330 different vendor technologies. Join a talented, dedicated, and diverse team of researchers, analysts, engineers, consultants and business professionals who are focused 100% on protecting our clients from cyber threats. We seek out the brightest minds and empower our teams with the tools and support they need to fight the bad guys and maintain our company’s leadership in the cyber security industry.

Uniquely positioned to adapt as the industry evolves, we are also proud to be part of the Dell Technologies family. We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 

Role Overview

In this exciting role, you will work on the next generation of Securework's security products. You’ll join a very seasoned team of Software Engineers and Data Scientists, and collaborate with stakeholders across security and technology groups to drive innovation.  Your focus will be on DevOps functions within a Kubernetes environment including continuous delivery, monitoring and security across a diverse set of environments from development through to production.

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical knowledge and software development background with an emphasis on Kubernetes, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), designing and developing software leveraging Public Cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure).  This position also requires experience in designing, developing and reviewing security and technology architectures, and the ability to identify and drive issues to closure. This individual must be a consensus builder, a team player, and work well within an open security posture environment. Red team experience and mentality a definite plus.

Core Responsibilities Include

  • Delivering production code at a regular cadence using Agile techniques, tools and methodologies

  • Building automation tools and components to enhance the installation and provisioning of cloud-based applications in AWS, Azure, or similar cloud providers

  • Collaborating with Software Architects, Software Engineers, and Data Scientists and ensuring products and services are pushed into production in a secure fashion.

  • Automating the deployment of products and services and actively monitoring to ensure uptime and effective performance of applications and platforms.

  • Acting as an escalation point to address issues with outages and operations and actively forecasts to proactively address issues and minimize downtime

Required Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of software development experience with emphasis on DevOps responsibilities

  • 2+ years of Kubernetes experience focused on DevOps.

  • A deep understanding of CI/CD tools, processes and a strong desire to help teams release frequently to production with a focus on creating reliable high quality results.

  • Strong development experience with languages such as Python and Go.

  • Strong background integrating continuous delivery (CD) tools, such as Spinnaker, GitLab or Argo , with Kubernetes.

  • Experience integrating CI/CD feedback with code review systems like GitLab and group chat software such as Slack or Mattermost.

  • Experience integrating monitoring and alerting capabilities using software such as Grafana, StatsD, Prometheus, DataDog, etc.

  • Experience working or developing autoscaling tools (ex. Vertical Pod Autoscaler, Cluster Autoscaler and/or the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler)

  • Expertise with Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform and other common public cloud providers

  • Ability to tackle problems both at the large scale and the small scale, with constant focus on optimization, high availability, and security as it relates to the CI/CD process

  • A drive to continually learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies, including those out of your comfort zone.

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent analytical capabilities and a passion for building robust platforms for accelerating delivery to production.

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Gitlab

  • Past experience with infrastructure tools such as Terraform, Packer, Ansible and Vault

  • Experience writing Kubernetes operators is a plus..

  • Experience solving problems in a live production environment.

  • Experience working with and managing multiple Kubernetes clusters, preferably with federation.

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) a plus.

  • Prior experience working at a startup or in an entrepreneurial environment.

To learn more about one of our newly launched products that you will secure and develop, explore here.

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworkshere.

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