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Developer - Kubernetes Service (Gardener)

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Date: Apr 25, 2021

City: Bangalore, IN, 560066

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 259064
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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The Bengaluru Kubernetes Core team’s responsibility, among others, currently comprises of the concrete responsibility for “Gardener” https://github.com/gardener namely - 

  • Contributing to machine controller manager to manage the machines/nodes of the cluster across different cloud provider.
  • Etcd as the central store for Gardener objects with first class backup and restore capabilities
  • Control plane engineering endeavors to achieve highly scalable clusters running at most optimal operating costs. 

If you are interested in cloud development based on cutting-edge technology like Kubernetes and building-up an active open source community, you will find an inspiring and professional environment for your learning and growth.

The Role

As a Developer, you will contribute in the design, development and running of a managed Kubernetes offering with Gardener. We emphasize teamwork and a trust-based working model. Collaboration with other teams in an international environment will be a regular part of your work.

  • Demonstrate excellent skills to design and develop distributed systems based on Kubernetes controller and resource paradigm.
  • Apply design patterns and anti-patterns in distributed systems running containerized workloads.
  • Create a mindshare for Gardener and your component in the open-source community. 
  • Represent Gardener at Kubernetes and Cloud-native technology events with paper/talk submissions. 

Role Requirement

  • Masters / Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Premiere Institution with 3 - 5 years of relevant Industry experience
  • Excellent knowledge in at least one scripting and one programming language (Go Lang preferred)
  • Strong experience with Unix/Linux internals and prior work in building virtualized / containerized environments.
  • Hands-on experience in one or more (cloud) infrastructure services and technologies e.g. AWS, Azure,GCP, OpenStack, VMWare, OpenShift.
  • Prior experience in design, deployment and running of cloud infrastructures at scale supporting PAAS/SAAS solutions.
  • Excellent understanding of cloud native development, cloud computing, distributed systems and container orchestration technology such as Kubernetes.
  • Exposure to building necessary automation at all levels of product lifecycle.

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