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Kubernetes Support & Solutions Engineer

About Containership is a VC backed, multicloud, Kubernetes as a Service offering. We’re unlocking the power of Kubernetes to all developers by building provider agnostic automation tools and services around the fast moving ecosystem. We make it simple to build and manage Kubernetes clusters. With Containership, developers build their infrastructure once, and seamlessly migrate between providers with a click.

What you will be doing

  • Onboard new customers by identifying their infrastructure needs
  • Setup new or migrate existing Kubernetes clusters for clients
  • Monitor and set resource utilization metrics across the cluster
  • Define and implement metrics and monitoring pipelines for client infrastructure
  • Teach clients the basics of Kubernetes and best practices surrounding it
  • Participating in an on-call rotation to support existing and future clients
  • Write documentation and playbooks to help build our internal knowledge base
  • Work on internal infrastructure projects surrounding our own internal development and production infrastructure

What we are looking for

  • Experience working with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Docker or other container runtimes
  • Experience working with at least one major cloud provider in a production environment such as AWS, Azure, or GCE
  • Ability to diagnose and triage issues in a production environment
  • Proven experience building production grade projects in a team environment
  • A solid grasp of computer science fundamentals including algorithms and data structures
  • Extensive experience writing at least one language in a production environment
  • Working knowledge of distributed systems principles and ability to design highly available infrastructures

Nice to have

  • Experience in tools surrounding the Kubernetes ecosystem such as helm, kubeadm, etc.
  • Experience with many of the CNCF projects such as Prometheus, FluentD, Jaeger, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, etc.)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking / Public Transportation
  • Remote Friendly
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Choice of Hardware
  • Stock Options in Containership, Inc
  • Regular Company Outings


We are hiring for this position at our Pittsburgh & Boston headquarters, as well as accepting remote applicants.

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