Tools & Automation Engineer in Seattle, WA at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you passionate about how developer's lives could be made easier, and you want to help shape the next generation of developer tools? Are you interested in solving complex operational challenges that companies face when they transition to Kubernetes, Docker, and cloud-native architectures If so, then Tools Team at Climate is the place for you to express your ideas and work on what you are passionate about.
We need an automation engineer to work on crafting tools and automation that bring a smile to engineer's day. You will develop new features in an iterative way that collectively form a larger application, modify and enhance existing software to add or change features, while constantly improving the codebase.

Position: Tools & Automation Engineer
Location: (SEA/SFO); Category: Engineering
Open Headcount: 3 Contractors
Position Overview:
Are you passionate about how developer's lives could be made easier, and you want to help shape the next
generation of developer tools? Are you interested in solving complex operational challenges that companies
face when they transition to Kubernetes, Docker, and cloud-native architectures If so, then Tools Team at Climate
is the place for you to express your ideas and work on what you are passionate about.
We need an automation engineer to work on crafting tools and automation that bring a smile to engineer's day.
You will develop new features in an iterative way that collectively form a larger application, modify and
enhance existing software to add or change features, while constantly improving the codebase.
What You'll Be Doing:
Develop and maintain automated processes, tools, and documentation in support of Docker and
Kubernetes.
Lead the container best practices in design, development & implementation.
Work with engineering leadership to drive system requirements and delivering the maximum value to
Climate.
Identify, document, automate an engineer processes for repeated tasks.
Basic Qualifications:
3+ years of experience in building automation tools in at least one programming language (e.g. Python,
GoLang, Clojure, Ruby).
Ability to analyze varying stakeholder concerns, proactively working with diverse groups to address
concerns and build consensus.
Must be well versed in generic administration tasks of managing Docker images, container networking and
standard infrastructure maintenance tasks on Docker and Kubernetes platform
Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, application security, and multi-tier cloud application
architectures.
Working knowledge of at least one of AWS, Azure, or GCP.
Preferred Qualifications:
Built and managed a container orchestration platform from the ground up.
In-depth experience with GitLab's CICD offering.
Contributor to open-source projects.
Experience speaking at conferences or meetups presenting on topics related to software build & release automation


Why is this position open? Growth on the team, turn over, skills gap?
o Growth of the team
Location of this role (CC, North Campus, Chesterfield, etc)?
o Climate SEA & SF office
What is a day like in this role? What 3-5 responsibilities will occupy their time?
o Develop and maintain automated processes, tools, and documentation in support of Docker and Kubernetes.
o Lead the container best practices in design, development & implementation.
o Work with engineering leadership to drive system requirements and delivering the maximum value to Climate.
o Identify, document, automate an engineer processes for repeated tasks.
Who will this person work with on a daily basis?
o Other software engineers.
Tell me about the team dynamic/culture.
o As a team, we believe that Strong culture = Trust = Autonomy + Efficiency.
What are the 'must have' to be successful in this role?
o Must be well versed in generic administration tasks of managing Docker images, container networking and standard infrastructure maintenance tasks on Docker and Kubernetes platform
What is the long term plan for the role?
o No long term plan
What will make this opportunity to stand out for potential candidates?
o Are you passionate about how developer's lives could be made easier, and you want to help shape the next generation of developer tools? Are you interested in solving complex operational challenges that companies face when they transition to Kubernetes, Docker, and cloud-native architectures If so, then Tools Team at Climate is the place for you to express your ideas and work on what you are passionate about.
Is this more maintenance or new development work?
o New Development work
What kind of soft skills are you looking for?
o Ability to analyze varying stakeholder concerns, proactively working with diverse groups to address concerns and build consensus.
Are you open to candidates relocating (on their own) or do you prefer local candidates?
o Open for candidate relocation (on their own)
What is the minimum number of years of experience required for this position?
o 4+ years of experience in building automation tools in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, GoLang, Clojure, Ruby).
What is the minimum level of education is needed for this position?
o Graduation in any field
Any certifications required for this role?
o No.
o Is there a possibility for an extension of this assignment? Yes
Will this position convert to an FTE Role?
o No
Do you have an Admin that will help with the onboarding process?
o A new hire will be assigned onboarding buddy who will help with onboarding.
What is the interview process, will you schedule a phone screen, video conference or in person interviews?
o Step 1: First round of Coding interview using Google hangout & coderpad.io
o Step 2: Second round of Coding interview using Google hangout & coderpad.io
o Step 3: Third round of technical interview around Docker & Kubernetes.
Will you be OOO anytime soon?
o No