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We are looking for a Senior/Principal DevOps engineer with infrastructure coding experience that can take a central role in design, deploy, build, guide and scale a completely new Kubernetes/Kafka-powered big data platform. The development just started and the platform is projected to be core backbone of all data engineering. Our customer is a world leading technology company based in Silicon Valley with operations all over the world. The ideal candidate is proactive in terms of design and development, fast moving and has senior experience with scaling services and applications, specifically on Kubernetes.


  • Design, deploy and optimize big data platform services on Kubernetes 

  • Guide and work with key architects, developers and stakeholders to ensure very high scalability and CI/CD

  • Code develop and contribute to platform service functionality

  • Own POC solutions for specific components together with key developers before hand-off

  • Participate in project design discussions, write design documentation as necessary and present results to key stakeholders

  • Work inside a team of industry experts within the Big Data realm


  • 6 years experience working with DevOps

  • 3 years experience working with Kubernetes

  • Hands on experience with event messaging systems - Kafka, Kinesis or equivalent 

  • Experience working with Big Data tools
  • Java coding experience. Python or Scala alternatively.

  • Ability to scale big data application services on Kubernetes

  • Strong communication skills

  • Worked with HDFS

What will be a big plus:

  • Understanding Spark

  • Understanding scheduling technologies - Airflow, Azkaban

  • Understanding streaming technologies - Cassandra

We offer:

  • Working with the biggest tech companies and newest technologies
  • Collaborate with domain experts within the respective fields
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible schedule
  • Medical insurance
  • Benefits program
  • Corporate social events


Placement and Staffing Agencies need not apply. We do not work with C2C at this time.

At this moment, we are not able to process H1B transfers.

About us:

Grid Dynamics is the engineering services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. We architected some of the busiest e-commerce services on the Internet and have never had an outage during the peak season. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Ramon, California with offices throughout the US and Eastern Europe, we focus on big data analytics, scalable omnichannel services, DevOps, and cloud enablement.

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