Cloud Native Engineer

Dublin 2, Dublin

  Cloud - Engineer

Contract

Job: Cloud Native Engineer
Day Rate: DoE
Duration: 12 months
Location: Ireland Onsite(3x sites across Ireland so flexible on location) Remote 1 day per week

A leading technology business is looking to hire a Cloud Native Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in monitoring and observing distributed systems at scale and developing and managing advanced network technologies.

 Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and implement network applications using Cilium and eBPF, ensuring high performance and reliability.
  • Develop, configure, and maintain Kubernetes clusters, with an emphasis on networking and observability.
  • Integrate full stack observability tools (logging, metrics, and tracing systems) to monitor, analyze, and troubleshoot distributed systems across various layers (application, network, infrastructure).
  • Optimize and troubleshoot network performance issues within a Linux environment.
  • Improve system observability and reliability, using datadriven approaches.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies such as eBPF, particularly in areas of network development and observability.
  • Document and maintain the architecture and system design for network applications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong experience in network development, with expertise in Kubernetes, Cilium (preferred) or Calico, eBPF, and Linux network stack.
  • Proficient in full stack observability tools and practices (e.g., Prometheus, Jaeger, OpenTelemetry, Grafana).
  • Strong programming skills in languages relevant to system and network development: Go, C, Rust, or similar languages.
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing, container orchestration, and microservices architecture.
  • Indepth understanding of network protocols and Linux kernel.

If you have the relevant experience and are interested in discussing further, please share an updated CV.

Please Note: This position does not provide sponsorship so all applicants must have right to work across Europe or UK as a contractor.

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