Kubernetes Engineer

IVERTIX supports many state-of-the-art Data Platforms for its Government and defense clients using cutting edge technologies available today in the cloud. These data platforms enable the organizations to support their mission critical initiatives leveraging advanced data analytics and machine learning capabilities. 

Advana is a multi-domain technology platform which offers military and business decision makers, analysts, and users at all levels unprecedented access to authoritative enterprise data and structured analytics in a scalable, reliable, and secure environment. It offers platform-, data analytics-, and data science-as-a-service tools to complete analysis and data exploration and data visualization capabilities. Using one central data platform with right-time data, data tools, and other self-service products, the goal of Advana is to simplify solutions and put the power of analytics in the pocket of every analyst and decision-making authority at the Department of Defense.

The Senior-Level Kubernetes Engineer – Role Description & Requirements

In an increasingly connected world, massive amounts of structured and unstructured data open up endless opportunities. At Advana, our dashboard developers spend their days unlocking secrets held by data sets and exploring new possibilities presented by the IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence advances. They turn complex data sets into valuable information to solve global challenges across private and public sectors — from fraud detection to cancer research to national intelligence — they know, the answers are in the data.

What we’re looking for:
Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years working with Kubernetes or equivalent application platform. Ideal candidate has knowledge in:
    • Containerization
    • Cluster Administration
    • CI/CD Deployments
    • IAC’ed Bootstrap and Deployment
  • 3+ years working with AWS constructs, at least one major severless application architecture/deployment. More than simply “experience building EC2s,” candidate has experience and knowledge around:
    • Serverless Cloud 
    • VM Instances
    • Cloud Specific Kubernetes Offerings (EKS, AKS, GKE)
    • Storage Solutions (S3, EBS, EFS)
  • Knowledge of DevOps, DevSecOps, and best practices, including:
    • CI/CD
    • Platform
    • Authentication/Authorization
  • Willigness to be onsite in the Crystal City/Alexandria, VA region 2-3 days per week
  • Active TS/SCI clearance and willing to upgrade to Polygraph

Additional Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • Vendor certifications corresponding to the data products for which experience is claimed
  • Postgraduate work, or advanced degree, in a data management discipline
  • Some familiarity with Active Directory constructs
  • Familiarity with AI/ML tooling (Kubeflow, Sagemaker)
  • Familiarity with “big data” tooling (Hadoop, Spark, RedShift, HDFS)
  • Willingness to function on bleeding edge of commercial constructs in a secure and restricted environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proven collaboration skills.

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