Mar 06, 2020

Kubernetes Engineer (23155-LLAN)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Natick, MA, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description



Have you run Kubernetes in production? How about across cloud providers and on-premise data centers? Are you interested in deploying, testing and destroying a Kubernetes cluster in record time? If so, MathWorks is looking for you.

Come join our Kubernetes platform team to build, deploy, operate and enhance our clusters. Help expand our available service offerings with as many CNCF supported options as we can get our hands on. Help guide the adoption of Kubernetes across the organization.

To be successful, you should have moderate to expert knowledge in most of the following areas:

  • Deploying Kubernetes (beyond the managed service offerings from GCE, AWS and Azure)
  • Cloud and virtualization based technologies, e.g. Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMWare, OpenStack
  • Development/automation tools such as Ansible, Python, Git
  • Linux/UNIX Administration and Automation
  • CNCF offerings
  • Most importantly, you should be a creative thinker and leader able to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Kubernetes and the surrounding ecosystem


  • Contribute to our Kubernetes cluster deployment system for deploying to on-premise and public cloud providers
  • Work with internal customers to determine needs and translate those into requirements and designs.
  • Make decisions on problem mitigations in critical down time situations when escalation is impractical.
  • Act as an intermediary between other core infrastructure teams such as network, DNS and data center.
  • Create and deliver knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to developers and operations teams
  • Learning on the job and explore new technologies with little supervision.
  • Rotating on-call support of production infrastructure and applications and business hours support for development systems.


  • BS/MS in computer science or related field is preferred.
  • 3+ years of total experience including 1+ years in the Kubernetes ecosystem
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, TeamCity
  • Ability to work with and influence software development teams
  • Understanding of cloud native application architectures
  • Solid Linux experience (eg: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) with a focus on web (Apache/Nginx).
  • Understanding of protocols/technologies like Microservices, SOA, HTTP, SSL/TLS, LDAP, JDBC, SQL, HTML.

Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
The MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.MathWorks participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.



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