BitMEX (HK) - Senior Platform Integration Engineer

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Senior Platform Integration Engineer
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About Us

BitMEX is the world’s leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, which has pioneered cryptocurrency trading through relentless commitment to change, and continues to set benchmarks for innovation, liquidity, and security today.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a talented Senior Platform Integration Engineer. The BitMEX Platform Integration team sits at the core of the business and is responsible for the reliability and scalability of all the services that power the BitMEX platform and its developers. For our Kubernetes team, it means maintaining and iterating on what we believe is one of the highest-value Kubernetes infrastructures worldwide - providing secure, reliable, and performant clusters with top-notch user experience to our trading exchange and its developers.

What you will be doing
  • Administrate and push forward our specifically engineered clusters and their lifecycle, in order to guarantee a high degree of reliability, security, scalability, and confidence at any given time,
  • Provide support, improve and implement Kubernetes internal components and applications on top of multiple clusters and troubleshoot and triage issues as they arise
  • Work closely with various teams across the organization, including the Trading Technology, Product Engineering, and Security team teams in order to spread knowledge and practices around our self-service infrastructure
  • Being able to excel with minimal technical supervision, embrace reliability constraints, be proactive, contribute improvements to the platform, appreciate GitOps and encourage best practice policies, have the ability to adapt to various technologies, and be willing to get involved with the Kubernetes community as needed
Who you are
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required; Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred;
  • Proficient in either Golang, Python, and Terraform
  • Strong AWS knowledge and experience or related cloud providers
  • Knowledge of Docker and multi-stage builds, registries, and best image practices
  • Understanding and experience with using Kubernetes operators
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes microservices architectures and internal components
  • Running and building non-root docker containers for secure environments
  • Strong Linux or UNIX experience
  • Deep understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Experience with GitOps development workflow and infrastructure as code (IAC) approach
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems consistency models and design practices
  • Understanding of Kubernetes pod liveness monitoring and metrics practices
  • Experiencing with running applications in high availability mode (HA) on Kubernetes
  • Understanding of Kubernetes network architecture how traffic moves within pods, between clusters, load balancers and the internet
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes DNS how it interacts with external DNS servers
  • End to end troubleshooting experience
  • Collaborator, analytical, communicator and will help others with related to Kubernetes
  • Experience with Prometheus, Graphite is a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes Admission Controllers a plus
  • Experience with data templating languages like Jsonnet or related a plus

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