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Lead DevOps Engineer (K8s, Linux)

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies

Software Engineering
Łódź, Poland · Warsaw, Poland · Poland · Remote
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Lead DevOps Engineer (K8s, Linux)

Our Software Systems Engineering team ensures that our customers have the software systems they need for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and deliver software systems modifications as well as enhancements of new products. We oversee product development at all stages: planning, designing, developing and testing operating systems, compilers, routers, utilities, databases, embedded management and control devices, plus internet-related tools.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Lead DevOps Engineer (K8s, Linux) on our Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) TechOps Team in Poland.

What you’ll achieve

The TechOps organization plays a fundamental role in delivering IaaS/PAAS/SAAS for the ISG Development teams. We accelerate the pace of development to meet their needs by ensuring all critical systems are running 24x7 in support of Engineering Development while at the same time driving division wide Transformation Initiatives to modernize Engineering Operations across multiple lines of business.

You will:

  • Responsible for the sustainment and maintenance of our core K8s infrastructure platforms orchestrated via OpenShift, Rancher & Tanzu to appropriate standards and best practices in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Be the technical lead for "Kubernetes as a Service" offering for the internal customers in assisting the requirements for "On Demand K8s Cluster" on On-prem cloud (OpenShift, Vmware Tanzu & Rancher) with its different phases providing expert guidance.
  • Responsible for Implementing GitOps principle to centralize the enterprise-wide cluster provisioning/automation and day 2 life cycle management using K8s native CI/CD tools like ArgoCD, Jenkins
  • Ensure the necessary security procedures are implemented and enforced across their work, Patch management. Assist in documentation of project requirements, statements of work, and service descriptions. Ensure backup and recovery for critical assets to include Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Linux system administration on physical and virtual servers to include installation and maintaining the hardware, software, and applications. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve problems with any Kubernetes objects like deployments, pods, namespaces, replication controllers, daemon sets, schedulers etc.

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Industry knowledge and experience with cloud-native architectures, services-based architecture, container-based solutions development, delivery, and operations as deployed for a variety of environments and use cases
  • Expert working knowledge in Openshift , Vmware Tanzu K8s Grid Services, Working knowledge of ACM, ACS, Tanzu application services, and Rancher with a strong background in VMWare virtualization, networking/SAN, security, containerization technologies, automation.
  • Proven experience with designing, developing, and delivering global-scale platforms for Software-defined data centre, container technologies in the industry (Docker, containerd, postman, Kubernetes, NSX-T, Calico, OVN, etc), Argo/Argoevents, DevOps practices, and CI/CD tools.
  • Experience with DevOps, including continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) for container workloads using Jenkins or ArgoCD. Programming/Scripting experience with Yaml, Python, Shell; configuration management/orchestration tools, Ansible automation platform/ AWX. Responsible for developing scripts to automate workflows.
  • Understanding of Infrastructure, Network & Application monitoring. Hands on experience with Ingress Controllers like NGINX / Haproxy software load-balancer, ALB ingress controllers. Work experience on PPDM backup tool, Velero, MiniIO

Desirable Requirements

  • Redhat Openshift Certifications & Kubernetes certifications like CKA, CKD or CKS are plus
  • Experience using ServiceNow, Jira, Infoblox


Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and well-being are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

As our Employee you will be entitled to:

  • Private medical care
  • Group life insurance
  • Global Travel Medical Insurance
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Allowance for remote work
  • 29 days per year to work from abroad
  • Lunch card
  • Benefit Systems vouchers or Multisport card
  • Languages’ classes
  • Discounts for Dell Products
  • Wellness Program
  • Paid Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Recognition Program

Upon joining our team will also have a chance to become a member of a hobby or an interest group where you may develop yourself, but also help the local society.

Who we are

We believe that each of us has the power to make an impact. That’s why we put our team members at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow your career with some of the best minds and most advanced tech in the industry, we’re looking for you.

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps individuals and organizations transform how they work, live and play. Join us to build a future that works for everyone because Progress Takes All of Us.

Application closing date: ongoing

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