Nationwide Insurance Employment – Cloud Engineer

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Job Description:

The Cloud Native Platform (CNP) is a premier application development platform built on Kubernetes. The Cloud Native Platform is responsible for the underlying infrastructure, operating model, and operational uptime of this platform. The team operates in a product model, using agile methodologies, and is responsible for the care and feeding, financial impact, and capacity management of the environment. Team has operational responsibilities, including on-call rotations, as well as development of new features and Kubernetes operators within the environment.

At Nationwide, our Kubernetes environments are delivered across multiple clusters within in two regions on AWS, spanning multiple availability zones. The Nationwide implementation of the Cloud Native Platform is a mature, industry leading, instantiation of the latest Kubernetes features supplying a robust and feature rich implementation to the developer community, housing our most critical workloads with a high reliance on reliability and uptime.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn on-call responsibilities and be able to, eventually, work autonomously during on-call rotation (approximately once every 2-3 months)
  • Provide vision and design to new features and platform uplift
  • Lead initiatives within the team as a technical lead and accountable party for delivery
  • Have a teaching mindset to help junior associates learn how to best code and deliver product features
  • Able to help applications areas modernize their current infrastructure and application stacks for use within the CNP

Job Requirements:

  • Golang experience is a strong preference & python as a bonus. Experience with some major programming language is a requirement, preference for Systems over web languages: Java, C#, C/C++, etc.
  • Applicants who contribute and work with projects within the greater Kubernetes landscape is also of high consideration: https://landscape.cncf.io/
  • Terraform, Fleet, and ArgoCD for delivering and maintaining Kubernetes clusters is also high desire
  • Experience with deploying applications and services within AWS, as the platform extends features across AWS
  • Applicants with knowledge of installable platforms such as KEDA, KubeFlow, knative are also of high interest
  • High consideration given to folks with Certified Kubernetes Administrator certificates (CKA) and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer certifications (CKAD)
  • Experience with deploying and managing Kubernetes environments and objects

Job Details:

Company: Nationwide

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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