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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Deploy, automate, maintain, manage and optimize cloud infrastructure
  • Ensure availability, performance, scalability, and security of production systems
  • Automation of Kubernetes API for deployment, updates, patching, etc.
  • Design, test, implement continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • Evolve the Kubernetes-based infrastructure by performing security, performance, and availability assessments
  • Troubleshoot production issues, source code, and deployment issues
  • Install, configure and maintain Windows and Linux server software
  • Work on a cross-functional team to build easy to understand solutions
  • Collaborate with the IT team to align IT with the overall client direction, strategy, and vision

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of professional experience with Kubernetes and Python implementation in large/medium scale enterprise environments (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • In-depth knowledge of Python programming and its libraries
  • Sound experience in Diameter and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of operators, frameworks, networking, logging/monitoring & infrastructure
  • Demonstrable expertise in shell scripting, PowerShell, Docker, and Google Cloud Compute (GCC)
  • In-depth knowledge in Django or a similar framework
  • Strong experience with source code management, CI/CD tools, Linux/Unix administration
  • Experience with automation management using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, or other similar tools.
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Ability to build and administer VMs and Containers
  • Knowledge of HashiCorp Vault Consul
  • Professional Certificates in AWS and DevOps is preferred
  • Great critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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How to become a Python/Kubernetes engineer?

We all know that Python has many striking features that give engineers an edge over other programming languages. Since its inception, Python has been a preferred choice of developers for over 3 decades. Learning Python is easy and less time-consuming, and its features make it efficient. It is used for back-end development, web development, IoT, machine learning, gaming applications and many more. In short, it is used for developing any applications that require mathematical calculations and data. To deploy Python applications, you need an open-source container orchestration system that’s where Kubernetes come into the picture. And if you learn both then you will have a booming career as a Python/Kubernetes engineer.

Since Python is developer-friendly and easy to learn for beginners, there is an inclination of developers towards the language. So if you’re looking to have a fruitful career as a Python/Kubernetes engineer, here is the full article that entails everything you need to know about being a Python/Kubernetes engineer.

What is the scope of Python/Kubernetes engineering?

Whether you want to run a complex application or a simple one, Kubernetes is your solution to deploy or scale your applications. Kubernetes is an open-source container used for the deployment and management of applications. It was introduced by Google in 2014 and is now looked after by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. It assists you in deploying, scaling and rolling out new options.

However, learning Kubernetes takes time. It has a steep learning curve. So Python engineers can create development workflows on Kubernetes. Kubernetes applications are native to the cloud. In the next section, we will learn more about the roles and responsibilities of a Python/Kubernetes engineer.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Python/Kubernetes engineer?

A Python/Kubernetes engineer is responsible for developing applications for the Kubernetes platform using Python code. Other responsibilities of a Python/Kubernetes engineer are as follows:

  • Maintain performance and security of production systems
  • Understanding how to improve infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting errors to ensure deployment
  • Familiarity with installation, the configuration of server software
  • Collaborate with different team members to build understanding and get the desired results.
  • Design, deploy, test pipelines for high-quality performance

How to become a Python/Kubernetes engineer?

To begin your career as a Python/Kubernetes engineer, you need experience, expertise and skill set. The best way to go about it is to start with an undergraduate degree in computer science or programming. Knowledge of Python programming languages will help you build a better foundation for the future. In addition to the technical skills, non-technical skills are also important if looking to have a flourishing career as a Python/Kubernetes engineer.
Along with the professional degree, you should also have familiarity with Python and experience. To keep yourself updated with the latest trends, you must learn daily. You can also take up various online tests to polish your skills. All of this will help you get a full-time high-paying job as a Python/Kubernetes engineer in silicon valley companies. You will read more about skills in the coming section.

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Skills required to become Python/Kubernetes engineer

The primary step in getting close to your dream job is to know about the skills and master them. A skill set of a Python/Kubernetes engineer is as follows:

1. Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration system that simplifies the deployment and maintenance process. It assists in developing applications that are scalable, reliable and high performance. Kubernetes with Python can create endless opportunities in application development.

2. Python

If you’re looking to have a career as a Python/ Kubernetes engineer, you should have in-depth knowledge of languages. Knowing the language will help you leverage features that will make your work easy. Python engineers can create development workflows on Kubernetes. Kubernetes applications are native to the cloud. You can use Python libraries and manage Kubernetes resources.

3. Docker

Docker is an easy to use tool that helps developers and gives them an edge over other developers as it makes the process smooth and efficient. Since its inception in 2013, docker has been loved by developers and engineers everywhere. It has over 105 billion containers downloaded, As mentioned by Docker Inc.

4. Problem Solving and soft skills:

As an engineer, you must always be proactive and solve problems as it will help you in the longer run. As a Python/Kubernetes engineer, you may find errors that hamper the progress of the project. Plus, good communication skills ensure that you effectively communicate with your teammates. Plus, it will help you interact with clients and understand the requirements.

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How to get remote Python/Kubernetes engineer jobs?

Well, If you have skills and experience getting a remote Python/Kubernetes engineer job won’t be difficult for you. If you’re looking for Python/Kubernetes engineering opportunities, sign up at Turing. Turing helps Python/Kubernetes engineers get their remote dream job. However, to get a job as a Python/Kubernetes engineer, you should have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience. Once you sign up at Turing, you find a job that will align with your career goals. You can become a part of the developers' community and learn and grow with them.

Why become a Python/Kubernetes engineer at Turing?

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Python/Kubernetes engineer?

If you’re looking to spin up your career, Turing is your one-stop destination. At Turing, every developer is allowed to set their own price. We do recommend salaries based on the requirements of our clients, market condition and skill set. So sign up to get a high-paying lucrative job from the comfort of your home.

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