Lead Platform Engineer (Kubernetes Security)


On Site
Full Time


Root cause analysis
Life insurance
Linux administration
Cyber security
IT risk
Application development
Continuous Integration and Development
Capacity management
Unit testing
Knowledge base
Design architecture
Continuous delivery
Reliability engineering
System administration
Network engineering
Security operations
Financial services
Amazon Web Services
Cloud computing
Computer networking
Software deployment
Continuous integration
Security clearance

Job Details

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other experts as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (Onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day of your choosing)

Why you'll love this job:

Containers as a Service (CaaS) provides DTCC Businesses and Joint Venture Partners with innovative and reliable infrastructure services, demonstrating the global and diverse expertise of our workforce to reduce risk and improve the efficiency, performance, stability, security, and quality of our platforms.

The Lead Platform Engineer is a Containers as a Service Security Site Reliability Engineer (CaaS SSRE) role and is focused on administering and supporting the Kubernetes Container Platform ecosystem for the organization, in both AWS public cloud and on premise. This includes managing container tenant provisioning, isolation, and capacity. This role works directly with infrastructure as code-based automation to manage the capacity of the overall platform and deliver new capacity and capabilities as necessary. Successful candidates must have strong experience in Linux administration, virtualization, networking, and security, as well as providing first class level 3 support. This role has a specific focus that includes partnering with Cyber Security and Operation Technology Risk teams in leading the container security strategy. Additionally, understanding application development lifecycles as well as practical experience in working with continuous integration and continuous deployment tools as part of the container lifecycle will be useful. A prime candidate is proactive, can multitask and work autonomously to support multiple teams and initiatives.

Your Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage the container platform ecosystem (installation, upgrade, patching, monitoring) through an automation first approach and mindset
  • Cluster capacity management and provisioning through automation of underlying hosts
  • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit testing
  • Contribute to our Engineering Knowledge Base, documenting all design/architecture.
  • Be a key contributor to security and governance by leading the container security strategy in the CaaS team to ensure a secure, compliant, and resilient platform
  • Identify potential risks as well as provide guidance in remediation
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

Talents Needed For Success:
  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

Additional Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Linux administration
  • Expertise with container and orchestration solutions to include Kubernetes
  • Experience with using and managing continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline solutions
  • Experience with site reliability engineering, production systems, administration, network engineering, or cloud automation
  • Experience with protecting cloud platforms, including AWS, network, and container workloads
  • Experience in container security processes and technologies, including AquaSec
  • Knowledge in Kubernetes security
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, and authentication
  • Knowledge of secure configuration guidelines, including CIS benchmarks

Who We Are:

The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Us

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.

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