Kubernetes Engineer

July 9, 2024

Kubernetes Engineer


  • Permanent
  • IN-Chennai
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About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialized businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind, and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

For 150 years, BNP Paribas Wealth Management has been committed to protecting clients’ wealth, developing it, and eventually passing it on to their loved ones. We deliver tailor-made experience, with outstanding attention to detail and expertise from precise local knowledge to the global know-how that we access from the Group. Our goal is to create a new wealth management experience fit for a world where digital interactions have come to enhance human ones. Wealth Management Investment Solution Hub (WMIS Hub) provides a global IT solution for BNP Paribas Wealth Management where we develop, maintain, and evolve IT applications which fits to the specific needs of BNP Paribas Wealth Management business users.

Job Title:

Kubernetes Administrator


21 June 2024




Chennai / Bangalore

Business Line / Function:

Wealth Management

Reports to:



(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

As a Kubernetes Administrator, you will be

·         Responsible for administration of Kubernetes Clusters across Asia, Switzerland ensuring uptime and performance including evolution of platforms working in close collaboration with infrastructure team, security and software vendor.

·         working closely with multiple teams (Engineering, Security, Operations & Development teams) to maintain, deploy and operate containerized solutions.

·         spreading the usage of containers in the company through automation and coaching


Direct Responsibilities

·         Administration of Kubernetes platform

·         Troubleshooting incidents / problems related to Kubernetes cluster & applications

·         Monitor cluster health using standard monitoring tools (eg Dynatrace)

·         Manage obsolescence & remediate vulnerabilities with close collaboration of vendor

·         Escalate timely to management on possible risks, escalation matters and management issues

·         Review and create application Support knowledge articles.

·         Ensure that all production deliverables are aligned with production standards and best practices.

·         Identify and propose automation wherever possible to improve system availability, productivity, and performance.


Contributing Responsibilities

·         Thriving for continuous improvement of the production environment

·         Redesigning legacy applications for container implementation

·         Assist on DR, BCP exercise and patching cycles

·         Contribute to in continuous improvement process in terms of creating and maintaining knowledge base.

·         Define standards and best practice.


Technical & Behavioral Competencies


·         Total 5+ years of IT experience with at least 2+ years of Kubernetes administration

·         CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator)

·         Hands on experience on Container image life cycle management (test, patch, deploy),

·         Container storage management, Automation using helm charts

·         Good Knowledge on Network topologies & container networking & Monitoring using Prometheus / Dynatrace

·         Basic understanding of BRMS (backup, recovery and media services)

·         Experience with automation/configuration management using Terraform or Ansible

·         Good background in Linux / Unix Administration

·         A working understanding of Python or Perl or Shell

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Excellent Stakeholder management

Good to have.

·         Experience on Redhat OpenShift platform

·         Experience in developing cloud native applications and/or Certified Kubernetes Developer certification

·         Experience with Elasticsearch, Redis Administration

·         Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Attention to detail / rigor

Organizational skills

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Critical thinking

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


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