Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Kubernetes at Microsoft

Posted on: 01/25/2022

Location: United States (REMOTE)

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Tags: wordpress ancestry prometheus azure asp grafana helm php kubernetes python terraform apache net

### **Xbox Game Studios Publishing** The Xbox Game Studios Publishing team responsible for the recently released Microsoft Flight Simulator, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Tell Me Why is seeking a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer. This is a rare opportunity to join a creative and motivated team of people, develop exciting new projects, and take advantage of the newest technology available with backing and support from across Microsoft. Join the team driving world-class game development that sets the standard for entertainment across a growing family of devices including Xbox and Windows. ### **Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Kubernetes** Our team is responsible for building and operating the services and websites that power our games – whether they were released years ago or have yet to be announced. We’re looking for an infrastructure engineer with strong experience building out and maintaining the cloud infrastructure that powers large-scale highly available web services and websites. The ideal candidate will have experience with all aspects of the DevOps lifecycle, including planning, developing, testing, deploying, monitoring, and operating web services and infrastructure. #### Responsibilities * Build and maintain infrastructure for cloud-hosted game services and websites. * Develop effective and reusable monitoring and alerting to achieve high up-time. * Design and implement processes to maintain and update infrastructure across our portfolio. * Troubleshoot and resolve service, website, and infrastructure failures. * Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation. #### Qualifications * Experience developing and operating Kubernetes clusters and applications deployed on them. * Experience with a cloud computing environment (Azure or others). * Operational experience with an observability stack, preferably Prometheus and Grafana. * Experience with Terraform, or comparable IaC tools. * Operational experience with both Linux and Windows. * CI/CD pipeline development experience (Azure DevOps or others). * Understanding of and experience with operating REST services. * 3+ years engineering experience. #### Preferred * Demonstrable experience creating or contributing to Helm charts. * ASP.NET Core service development experience. * Website development and/or operations experience, especially with PHP/WordPress/Apache. * Experience using the Kusto Query Language. * Demonstrable experience with Go/Python. * History of game development experience or a passion for online gaming. * Self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree. * Strong verbal and written communication skills. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the [Accommodation request form](https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest). Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. #### Benefits and Perks * Industry leading healthcare * Savings and investments * Giving programs * Educational resources * Maternity and paternity leave * Opportunities to network and connect * Discounts on products and services * Generous time away