Lead DevOps Engineer Container Orchestration

Lead DevOps Engineer Container Orchestration Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer Container Orchestration to join our team.


  • Design and implement required failover mechanisms within the Docker/Kubernetes ecosystems;
  • Develop and maintain automated processes, tools, and documentation in support of Docker and Kubernetes container orchestration platform;
  • Communicate effectively with the DevOps managers on release milestones, sprints and roadmap activities with respect to container orchestrations;
  • Ensure uptime SLA for our SaaS infrastructure, services and applications as part of the global DevOps team;
  • Assist development teams to migrate applications to Docker based PaaS platform;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues within the Docker and Kubernetes environment;
  • Lead a team of DevOps Engineers with a vision of achieving a truly scalable container orchestration platform;
  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly uptime and status reports for production and critical internal infrastructure.


  • Strong analytical and debugging skills;
  • Must have knowledge of Linux kernel options such as control groups and defining application groups to restrict resources;
  • Good Linux system administrator skills and TCP/IP network fundamentals;
  • 3+ years of leading a team of engineers in architecting, designing and developing complex distributed systems;
  • 6+ years of experience in the field of data centre infrastructure management (UNIX/Docker/ Kubernetes/ Microservices);
  • Must have proven prior experience in managing a large K8S cluster and scaling it significantly at enterprise scale;
  • Strong programming background in Java, Groovy, Python or Golang;
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Applied Math or related field.