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Cloud Engineer (Kubernetes, IAC+Gitops, AWS)

Remote, Hybrid
  • Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
R&D

Job description

About Us

At KIT-AR, we are revolutionizing quality assurance in the era of Industry 4.0, taking a leading role in the digital transformation of the human-centred manufacturing shopfloor. Our cutting-edge tools empower manufacturing companies to minimize errors and waste, whilst positively impacting workforce skills, customer revenues, and global sustainability efforts.

Role Overview

As a Cloud Engineer at KIT-AR you will play a crucial role in operating and improving a multi-tenant SaaS platform on the latest and most exciting technologies, supporting missing our critical applications on customers shopfloors across the world.

In your daily work you will:

  • Oversee a cloud-native kubernetes infrastructure supporting KIT-AR platform, both on AWS cloud and on-prem, with ability to diagnose production issues, articulating internal and external support resources;
  • Use and operate an effective and secure IAC (terraform + terragrunt) and gitops (flux and argo) platform;
  • Participate in the design and evolution of the infrastructure and operations components of the platform, combining different security, reliability, observability and automation elements.
  • Improve devops processes and automations to increase velocity and reliability;
  • Be willing to improve existing documentation where needed;
  • Integrate with internal and external project and support teams;

What We Offer:

  • Competitive startup salary with equity opportunities.
  • Opportunity to shape the future of a high-growth startup and play a pivotal role in our success story.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment where your ideas and initiatives will be valued.
  • Room for rapid professional growth and advancement within the company

This is a remote position requiring tax-residency and work visa in Portugal or the United Kingdom.

If you have technical difficulties with the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us at jobs@kitar.com, but please note that applications sent to this email address will not be considered.

Job requirements

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in operation and administration of cloud-native solutions based on Kubernetes (EKS) in production environments;
  • Full autonomy in IAC using terraform and gitops (flux or argocd) - operating, diagnosing and authoring;
  • Certification or strong demonstrable experience in AWS architectures and infrastructure;
  • Strong experience in authoring helm charts, dockerfiles for non-trivial scenarios;
  • Strong knowledge of cloud networking components and protocols (AWS, ZeroTrust);
  • Fully capable of creating and using reliable and maintainable automation scripting (bash and/or python);
  • Ability to identifying and articulating design requirements, design decisions, impacts upstream and downstream; 
  • Proficiency in English (C1+);

Bonus points:

  • Experience one or more of the following workloads: PostgreSQL, web applications, kafka/MSK, S3, WAF, akka.net;
  • Experience in Azure cloud architectures and resources;
  • Entry-level certification on IT Service Management, ISO 2000, ISO 27001 or equivalent standards.
  • Experience in technical cyber security workloads and requirements;

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