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Cloud Engineer - Global Kubernetes Job

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

Company: PACCAR



PACCAR, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905 and is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under its internationally recognized brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.


Your next career move is waiting at PACCAR whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services. Join the PACCAR team today!


The Role


As a Multi-Cloud Kubernetes Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll apply specialized knowledge of container, Kubernetes, and public cloud infrastructure design & operation, to assist with the development and onward operation of a multi-cloud container runtime platform supporting Paccar's digital transformation.


About the Team


You’ll work in a dynamic, cross-functional, geographically dispersed team, working with subject matters experts from software engineering, DevOps, security, networks, firewalls, computing & storage to deliver a global, powerful, scalable, cost-efficient, highly available platform that meets the changing needs of the business.


Job Responsibilities


  • Be responsible for the planning, implementation, and growth of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)/Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure, supporting a Kubernetes Runtime environment used for the development of Cloud Native applications
  • Build, release, and manage the configuration of all production systems
  • Manage Kubernetes & associated services in GCP, and AWS
  • Work alongside architecture and engineering teams to design and implement any scalable software services
  • Ensure necessary system security by using best-in-class cloud security solutions
  • Stay current with new technology options and vendor products, evaluating which ones would be a good fit for the company
  • Implement continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for infrastructure as code
  • Troubleshoot the system and solve problems across all platform and application domains and recommend process and architecture improvements
  • Oversee pre-production acceptance testing to ensure the high quality of a company’s services and product


Required Experience & Skills


  • Experience using, designing and building web environments on AWS and GCP, which includes working with services like Load Balancing, Anthos, GKE, compute instances, and cloud networking
  • A solid background in Kubernetes administration
  • Experience in using DevOps tools in a cloud environment, such as Terraform, Ansible, Docker, GitHub, Kubernetes, and Python.
  • Experience using monitoring solutions like CloudWatch, GCP cloud ops suite, SumoLogic, and Prisma
  • Experience in writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), using tools like Python or Terraform
  • Experience in troubleshooting distributed systems
  • Proficiency in script development and scripting languages like bash, Python, Node js
  • The ability and skill to train other people in procedural and technical topics


Education (List required and/or preferred education)


  • Undergraduate degree in IT, Computer Science or related field desired
  • Multi-cloud: AWS, GCP certification(s) desired


Physical Demands

  • Sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Lifting up to 55 pounds
  • Team lifting large objects such as servers using lifting equipment


Benefits of working at PACCAR

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan
  • Scholarship Program
  • Life Insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Paid Time Off plus 12 Paid Holidays
  • 401k contribution $1 for $1 up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • HSA & FSA
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Bonus Pay


Diversity & Inclusion


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions, and increases employee engagement.

PACCAR’s IT Division promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, celebrations, and affinity groups. The IT Division has an active Diversity Council and supports initiatives and activities for all. PACCAR supports women through the PACCAR Women’s Association (PWA), Women in Trucking, and Women in Technology International (WITI). Educational awareness programs such as Unconscious Bias, Male Allyship and Inclusive Leadership are just a few of many trainings offered. PACCAR is a supporter of PRIDE and celebrates many different multi-cultural events.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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