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Overview

The Senior DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes is part of an agile, dynamic team of technical experts responsible for the delivery of Office Depot’s enterprise Kubernetes platform.  The ideal candidate will bring expertise and experience in the design, build and deployment of Kubernetes infrastructure and related services for business initiatives.  This role is responsible for managing the non-Production and Production Kubernetes environments through the automated provisioning of infrastructure and code by leveraging the latest in configuration management tools and processes.

The ideal candidate can expect to join a team that leverages Agile methodologies to ensure around-the-clock availability and performance of business-critical Kubernetes environments, working closely with many other parts of the organization in order to build and maintain world-class systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in an Agile-based environment to engineer, design, and deliver public and private cloud-based Kubernetes platforms and solutions for mission-critical systems
  • Design, engineer, and implement enterprise-grade high volume, low latency, distributed applications via cloud-based deployment and operational processes
  • Utilize automation and orchestration systems and tooling to manage a broad portfolio of containerized web applications, configuration files, databases, user mount points, and deployment packages
  • Work extensively on public cloud platforms delivering Infrastructure as service (IAAS) and Platform as service (PAAS) solutions
  • Implement security best practices in public and private clouds and also secure containers and microservices
  • Execute on all release engineering aspects of DevOps including Configuration Build and Deployment Management, Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • Develop automated, continuous application build and deployment processes (CI/CD), focusing on the regular improvement of end-user experience
  • Instrument systems to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics
  • Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic environments
  • Create, update and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness
  • Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as Application Development
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, receiving and responding to daytime and after-hours alerts
  • Perform after-hours or weekend system maintenance and application support as needed
  • Participate in change management and incident management processes
  • Engage in problem resolution and root cause analysis of system and application incidents

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field, plus 3 years of systems architecture or systems engineering of Kubernetes platforms, and demonstrated experience in:

  • Kubernetes Orchestration and Configuration Management: Kubernetes OSS, Azure AKS, Amazon EKS, Rancher, Docker, Etcd.
  • Languages / Technologies: Python + Boto, Java, Golang, OpenAPI
  • Command-Line Management: Azure CLI, AWS CLI, Google GCloud
  • Automation & CI/CD: Jenkins, Ansible Tower/AWX
  • Source Code Management and Testing Tools: GitHub, Nexus, Artifactory, jMeter
  • Public Cloud Platforms: Azure, AWS and Google IAAS/PAAS
  • Data Logging, Visualization and Analysis: ELK Stack, Splunk
  • Security, Identity, and Compliance: Twistlock (Prisma), Azure/AWS WAF, IAM, ACM, KMS, SG’s, Active Directory
  • Networking & Content Delivery: HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/IP, AWS VPC, ELB, ALB, NLB, Route53
  • SDLC: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows
  • Demonstrable experience performance tuning, troubleshooting and resolving problems quickly and effectively in an Enterprise production environment
  • General understanding of standard IT security concepts as they relate to production environments
  • Working knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in cloud and/or virtualized environments
  • Good project management skills, ability to operate as part of a team organizing, planning and executing projects from vision through implementation
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to foster and maintain both a positive team culture and service-centric environment
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills
 
 
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
 
How To Apply
Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    The Senior DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes is part of an agile, dynamic team of technical experts responsible for the delivery of Office Depot’s enterprise Kubernetes platform.  The ideal candidate will bring expertise and experience in the design, build and deployment of Kubernetes infrastructure and related services for business initiatives.  This role is responsible for managing the non-Production and Production Kubernetes environments through the automated provisioning of infrastructure and code by leveraging the latest in configuration management tools and processes.

    The ideal candidate can expect to join a team that leverages Agile methodologies to ensure around-the-clock availability and performance of business-critical Kubernetes environments, working closely with many other parts of the organization in order to build and maintain world-class systems.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work in an Agile-based environment to engineer, design, and deliver public and private cloud-based Kubernetes platforms and solutions for mission-critical systems
    • Design, engineer, and implement enterprise-grade high volume, low latency, distributed applications via cloud-based deployment and operational processes
    • Utilize automation and orchestration systems and tooling to manage a broad portfolio of containerized web applications, configuration files, databases, user mount points, and deployment packages
    • Work extensively on public cloud platforms delivering Infrastructure as service (IAAS) and Platform as service (PAAS) solutions
    • Implement security best practices in public and private clouds and also secure containers and microservices
    • Execute on all release engineering aspects of DevOps including Configuration Build and Deployment Management, Continuous Integration and Delivery
    • Develop automated, continuous application build and deployment processes (CI/CD), focusing on the regular improvement of end-user experience
    • Instrument systems to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics
    • Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic environments
    • Create, update and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness
    • Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as Application Development
    • Participate in an on-call rotation, receiving and responding to daytime and after-hours alerts
    • Perform after-hours or weekend system maintenance and application support as needed
    • Participate in change management and incident management processes
    • Engage in problem resolution and root cause analysis of system and application incidents

    Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field, plus 3 years of systems architecture or systems engineering of Kubernetes platforms, and demonstrated experience in:

    • Kubernetes Orchestration and Configuration Management: Kubernetes OSS, Azure AKS, Amazon EKS, Rancher, Docker, Etcd.
    • Languages / Technologies: Python + Boto, Java, Golang, OpenAPI
    • Command-Line Management: Azure CLI, AWS CLI, Google GCloud
    • Automation & CI/CD: Jenkins, Ansible Tower/AWX
    • Source Code Management and Testing Tools: GitHub, Nexus, Artifactory, jMeter
    • Public Cloud Platforms: Azure, AWS and Google IAAS/PAAS
    • Data Logging, Visualization and Analysis: ELK Stack, Splunk
    • Security, Identity, and Compliance: Twistlock (Prisma), Azure/AWS WAF, IAM, ACM, KMS, SG’s, Active Directory
    • Networking & Content Delivery: HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/IP, AWS VPC, ELB, ALB, NLB, Route53
    • SDLC: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira
    • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows
    • Demonstrable experience performance tuning, troubleshooting and resolving problems quickly and effectively in an Enterprise production environment
    • General understanding of standard IT security concepts as they relate to production environments
    • Working knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability and other technologies and principles that support business continuity; experience with DR capabilities in cloud and/or virtualized environments
    • Good project management skills, ability to operate as part of a team organizing, planning and executing projects from vision through implementation
    • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
    • Ability to foster and maintain both a positive team culture and service-centric environment
    • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills
     
     
    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
    Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
     
    How To Apply
    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
     
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
     

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  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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