Kubernetes Application Developer (Java)

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Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location : Name (EN)
Vancouver, BC

Your Role:


As a Kubernetes Application Developer, you are responsible for ensuring that development teams have the processes, documentations and tools in place for working in an Openshift Kubernetes environment. This will involve defining and refining internal development processes and reference implementations, working on development projects company wide as a Kubernetes Subject Matter Expert, and helping drive the direction our Kubernetes solution. You will work closely with the Development, Test, DevOps and IT Operations teams to continually build, enhance, and maintain our highly available on-prem Kubernetes applications.


This is an opportunity to work alongside some of the best developers in Vancouver and London, and apply your craft in an environment that encourages creative thinking and autonomy. Our software is developed by small, focused agile teams of Developers, Testers and DevOps Engineers. We encourage our developers to think beyond a single component to build complete system solutions. Challenge yourself by learning new technologies, and apply your skills across our different projects and application domains. If you are committed to code that is clean, well-tested, well-reviewed, performant and secure then you’ll fit in around here.


Your Job:


  • Work with development teams across the company as a Kubernetes Subject Matter Expert, assisting with the implementation of their Kubernetes based solutions
  • Ensure the successful provisioning of applications in Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Identify, troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct application related issues as they arise
  • Provide ongoing development support to development teams and work closely with teams on issue resolution
  • Manage and administer incident, problem, and service request queues
  • Define, document, communicate and evangelize development standards, best practices and processes for developing Kubernetes based solutions
  • Develop and maintain development related use guides, run books, and other documentation as needed
  • Determine opportunities for and build automation and tooling to improve the efficiency of development teams


About You:


  • 3+ years of in-depth experience with the development of services on Kubernetes, preferably with OpenShift
  • 5+ years of experience with Java and Spring Boot, building highly scalable services
  • Extensive experience with Docker containers or other containerization technology
  • Solid understanding of both general and Kubernetes networking/firewall concepts and their role with regards to Kubernetes infrastructure and application delivery
  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) designation is an asset
  • Experience with complex IT infrastructure
  • Track record of driving development process change
  • Ability to take on internal initiatives as a prime or lead
  • Adaptability to working with multiple teams on projects with varying degrees of flexibility/rigidity at different points in the development cycle
  • Ability to adapt to change and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and documentation skills
  • Experience with Jenkinsfile would be an asset

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governancesurveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global financsector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.


Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.


Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies – Platinum
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.


To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.


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