Kubernetes Engineer


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Posted 3 weeks ago

The 100x Group infrastructure team sits at the core of the business and is responsible for the reliability and scalability of all the services that power the BitMEX platform and its developers. As the BitMEX trading platform handles ten of thousands of low latency transactions per second, representing several billions of dollars traded every day, we believe our production Kubernetes deployment is one of the highest value worldwide.


Administrate and push forward our specifically engineered clusters and their lifecycle, in order to guarantee a high degree of reliability, security, scalability, and confidence at any given time,

  • Provide support, improve and implement Kubernetes internal components and applications on top of multiple clusters and troubleshoot and triage issues as they arise
  • Work closely with various teams across the organization, including the security team, frontend, and engine-team in order to spread knowledge and practices around our self-service infrastructure,
  • Being able to excel with minimal technical supervision, embrace reliability constraints, be proactive, contribute improvements to the platform, appreciate GitOps and encourage best practice policies, have the ability to adapt to various technologies and be willing to get involved with the Kubernetes community as needed. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required; Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred;


  • You are proficient in either Golang, Python, and Terraform
  • Strong AWS knowledge and experience or related cloud providers
  • Knowledge of Docker and multi-stage builds, registries, and best image practices
  • Understanding and experience with using Kubernetes operators
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes microservices architectures and internal components
  • Running and building non-root docker containers for secure environments
  • Strong Linux or UNIX experience
  • Deep understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Experience with GitOps development workflow and infrastructure as code (IAC) approach
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems consistency models and design practices
  • Understanding of Kubernetes pod liveness monitoring and metrics practices
  • Experiencing with running applications in high availability mode (HA) on Kubernetes
  • Understanding of Kubernetes network architecture how traffic moves within pods, between clusters, load balancers, and the internet
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes DNS how it interacts with external DNS servers
  • End to end troubleshooting experience
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Collaborator, analytical, communicator and will help others with related to Kubernetes
  • Experience with Prometheus, Graphite is a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes Admission Controllers a plus
  • Experience with data templating languages like Jsonnet or related a plus
Job tags: AWS Docker Golang High availability Kubernetes Linux Prometheus Python Terraform Unix
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