Senior Kubernetes Infrastructure Engineer


Cape Town

Posted 7 months ago

Seniority level



10 Years


R90 000 to R110 000

Remuneration type


Remuneration frequency



Medical Aid | Hybrid Work Model | Flexi Hours | 21 Days of Leave

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The Company

The company treats both clients and employees as partners, emphasizing a strong legacy of collective expertise. They continuously strive to push the boundaries of gaming design and development, providing advanced solutions for complex operational challenges. Specializing in servicing large online gaming clients, the company is known for expert problem-solving and delivering high-quality gaming software for every client. Their team combines innovation and creativity, creating magic where innovation meets creativity.

The Role

  • Administer the online gaming platforms based on microservice architecture running on Kubernetes.
  • Ensure optimum performance and availability of such platform.
  • Provide third and fourth-level troubleshooting support.
  • Liaise with all applicable service providers and third parties including NOC, 1st and 2nd line support.
  • Provide technical support to all roles.


  • Demonstrable experience with any of the following: Google GKE, Amazon EKS, Azure AKS.
  • Demonstrable experience with IaC, preferably Terraform.
  • At least 10 years of experience predominantly in Linux-based environments.
  • All-rounder, with excellent IT knowledge, especially in Linux technologies.
  • Ability to analyse logs for troubleshooting issues, including malicious activity or cybersecurity threats, code and systems errors and problems.
  • Production support or implementation of k8s, preferably in a Google-managed Kubernetes environment (GKE) for at least 18 months.
  • Cloud - experience with any: Google GKE, Amazon EKS, Azure AKS, Openshift/OKD.
  • Virtualisation - OpenStack, Vmware.
  • Excellent networking skills including packet capture and analysis.
  • Excellent log analysis and setup of aggregated logging systems such as EFK.
  • Excellent monitoring and metrics analysis and systems implementation such as Grafana, Prometheus, Mimir.
  • Experience with code repositories Github/Gitlab.
  • Experience with MySQL from an administration and deployment perspective including MySQL clusters and data replication between instances.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with DNS/HTTPS certificates.
  • Experience with configuring and running Java microservices based on Spring Cloud.
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