Cloud Engineer

Kubernetes, GKE, Google Kf, Anthos Service Mesh, Anthos Ingress/Egres Gateways, Terraform, Python/Bash Scripting, Redish, RabbitMQ, NFS, Dataflow
Full Time
$200,000 - $350,000
Travel not required

Job Description

About Us

Slower is a rapidly growing start-up that is on the rise. We have offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.  Founded in 2014  and headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, our engineering-led CEO has a notable and diverse technical and business background. Slower is an industry leader and a customer-focused multi-cloud professional services firm with proven experience and next-generation delivery processes in modern design. Our client list includes the who's who in Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity. We are on a mission to deliver world-class service for our customers and partners.

Highly Valued Team

Slowers team is an exceptionally talented group of thinkers, creators, achievers, risk-takers, and builders who are passionate about the hottest tech trends while keeping up and progressing with future technology advancements. We embrace and encourage ongoing growth and development and are consistently looking for opportunities to increase our team's knowledge and development by investing our profits directly into our people.

About the Opportunity

Work with a bleeding edge financial services firm that is deploying Elastic, ECE, Kafka, MLOps, Anthos, and advanced analytics for one of the largest markets in the U.S.

Cloud Engineer

The applicant will be responsible for developing automation for containerized application backing service for applications running on Google Kf. These backing services include Redis, RabbitMQ, NFS, Dataflow, and others.

What does a day in the life of a Cloud Engineer look like?

You will spend time reading the documentation on the internals of the technologies like Kafka or Spring Cloud, streams, or rabbit. You will write requirements or descriptions of workflows explaining how to implement them in Java or Python.  You will need an understanding of streaming technologies and cloud technologies streaming technologies like case streams Apache beam, Flink, or AirFlow.  

One example of a recent project was to do a proof of concept for how to use reactive streams in Java.  This project required a deep understanding of how spring works, how reactive programming works, and how Kafka works. 

You will need a deep understanding of computer science concepts and enterprise software concepts like deployment CI CD, Jenkins, testing, a deep understanding of how Java works, and how to use Gradle and maven. In addition, Computer Science concepts like OOP, Functional Programming (and/or Reactive Programming), basic caching (Redis), Linux, Docker, basic security (SSL, Oauth2), SQL, and basic Relational and NoSql Databases. 

Skills Required:

  • Expert Kubernetes experience required, GKE experience preferred (design and configure Kubernetes pods running multiple interconnected services, resource limits, TLS configuration, experience with Istio ingress gateway)

  • Java (expert), 

  • Kafka (proficient)

  • Helm (expert-level experience)

  • Expert Google Cloud Platform knowledge, including compute, networking, and security (Google Cloud Platform instance types, service accounts, service keys, Google Cloud Platform CLI usage, labeling, load balancing, firewalls)

Additional Skills Preferred:

  Google Kf

  Anthos Service Mesh

  Anthos Ingress/Egress Gateways

  Anthos Config Management


  Python/Bash Scripting

  Knowledge of at least one:





Why Join Slower?

We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. We also offer great perks, such as training, paid time off, and competitive compensation.

Slower is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Dice Id : 91132144
Position Id : 7527085
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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