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Job Description

Sr. Kubernetes - PaaS Engineer - Cary, NC and surrounding areas

SAS Compute and Cloud Services is a dynamic environment where we apply automation to operations. Do you seek out new technologies and find the best way to apply them in a large corporate infrastructure? Do you enjoy the challenge of putting together the pieces of cloud integration? Do you find yourself championing the code-way of doing business to everyone you meet in your organization? If so, the SAS Compute and Cloud Services PaaS team would like to talk to you.

As a Sr. Kubernetes - PaaS Engineer, you will have the opportunity join a team of engineers that are developing Kubernetes platform solutions both on-prem and in the public cloud to support our internal business units and Managed Hosting Services business. This position will help guide the development, design, and implementation of complex orchestration and platform systems in a very simple and elegant way. Supportability of the developed solution is required and part of the role.

Primary Responsibilities

Learn every day, and expect technology to drive a new status-quo

Provide Kubernetes platform service design for large-scale deployments and workloads

Support Kubernetes in production for our Hosted customers

Design an operations model which allows resiliency and self-service for our business consumers

Build security into every aspect of your design

Collaborate across business units and lead discussions on use case and requirements for Kubernetes platform services that align with corporate research and development strategy

Assess complex technical problems and take ownership of projects with minimal guidance

Utilize diverse set of systems administration and programming skills to build and manage automated systems

Essential Skills

In-depth experience deploying and managing Kubernetes

Builds trust and transparency through internal and external collaborations

Experience utilizing, deploying, and/or supporting IaaS platforms such as OpenStack

Experience managing services in a public cloud: Azure, AWS, GCP

Experience with containerized services such as Docker, Kubernetes, and/or derivatives

Willing to participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation

Ability to troubleshoot complex networking problems

Experience with modern coding languages such as Go or Python

Strong Linux systems administration skills

Strong documentation skills

Experience in system operations managing incident, change & request


Experience developing, deploying, and supporting Kubernetes orchestration

Experience with Red Hat Openshift or Rancher Kubernetes

Experience deploying SAS Viya 4

Experience with performance analysis and design

Experience developing cloud solutions with security-by-design

Strong python or Go programming skills

Works well within a Kanban CI/CD development model


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SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.

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