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Associate Developer - GoLang, Kubernetes, Gardener

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The Kubernetes core team is adopting the Kubernetes open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized SAP solutions and business applications. Evolving and enhancing SAP’s open source project “Gardener” https://gardener.cloud as SAP’s way to provide a homogeneous and universal Kubernetes-based container management is the key deliverable of this team, in close collaboration with the other teams in other SAP locations. Project “Gardener” provides solutions to run and orchestrate Kubernetes clusters on public cloud, hybrid or SAP owned infrastructures for a variety of enterprise use cases.


The Role

We are looking for developer to join us and contribute towards our open source initiative - Project Gardener [https://gardener.cloud]. 

As an associate developer,  you will be work on the stories shaping the future of SAP Business Technology Platform, which is the underlay for all SAP Cloud solutions. 

  • With the core work centered around our Kubernetes Cluster service offering, you will be invovled in shaping one or more of the following activities from the location -
  • Managing machine/nodes of the cluster across different cloud providers via machine controller manager and driving the community to adopt it for different providers like AWS/GCP/Azure.
  • Building a highly available etcd with multi-node deployment and backup-restore capabilities to ensure cloud native service and applications to run on top.
  • Optimizing the control plane of a Kubernetes cluster targeting the resource utilization of resources like cpu/memory/disk consumed by the various deployments.
  • Contributing to open-source community in consuming Gardener by presenting your work in conferences like KubeCon and others local meet-ups.
  • Working with geographically distributed teams.


Role Requirement

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience with Masters/Bachelors in Computer Science from IITs, IISc, NIT’s
  • Love for coding and preferably strong working knowledge of atleast one programming language (Go preferred but not a must).
  • An understanding of Unix/Linux internals and passion for solving system engg problems.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with strong grasp of data structures and algos.
  • Exposure to the infrastructure layers provided by one or more hyperscalar like (AWS/Azure/GCP/Openstack/VMware etc. ) would be a plus but not a must.
  • Good communication skills to work with diverse community globally.

If you are passionate about system engineering and enjoy developing distributed systems at scale, we have some unique and complex challenges that can help enhance your learning in this domain. With this role, you are not limited to only contributing to the solution, but will be allowed to take ownership in driving the tasks until adoption. You will help shape the solution in conjunction with contributors from SAP and the open souce community that consumes Gardener. We emphasize teamwork and open-source working culture of consumption, trust and contributing back to the community.

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WORK Experience

  • 0 - 3 years of relevant experience



Bengaluru, India






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 Requisition ID:304255 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Graduate | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Associate Developer - GoLang, Kubernetes, Gardener

Facility:  304255
Posted Date:  Jan 18, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Graduate
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Bangalore, IN, 560066

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