Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer (SC Cleared)

Costello & Reyes Group Limited

Posted on May 9, 2024 by Costello & Reyes Group Limited
Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£550 - £650 Annual
Contract/Project

Costello & Reyes Group has been engaged by our client, a Defence contractor to identify an SC cleared Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer with a strong background in Defence services. The engagement is for an initial 6 months but has parallel programs which would enable an extension for the successful candidate.

As a Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful integration of Cilium and eBPF technology within Kubernetes environments. Your responsibilities will include deploying, configuring, and maintaining Cilium as a robust Container Network Interface (CNI) solution. You'll collaborate closely with DevOps teams, network architects, and security professionals to enhance network observability, security, and performance.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Deployment and Configuration:
    • Deploy Cilium as a DaemonSet into Kubernetes clusters.
    • Configure Cilium to leverage eBPF for efficient packet processing, network policy enforcement, and observability.
    • Ensure seamless integration with existing CNI solutions.
  2. Network Observability:
    • Utilize Hubble (Cilium's observability companion) to monitor network activities in Real Time.
    • Leverage eBPF to gain insights into network flows, security policies, and process behavior within Kubernetes workloads.
  3. Performance Tuning:
    • Optimize Cilium's performance by fine-tuning eBPF programs and network policies.
    • Collaborate with performance engineers to identify bottlenecks and improve overall efficiency.
  4. Security and Compliance:
    • Implement security policies using Cilium's eBPF-based capabilities.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.
  5. Documentation and Training:
    • Create detailed deployment guides and best practices for Cilium and eBPF integration.
    • Train other team members on Cilium deployment and maintenance.

Qualifications

  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience deploying and managing Cilium and eBPF in Kubernetes environments.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in Kubernetes networking concepts.
    • Strong understanding of eBPF technology and its applications.
    • Familiarity with network observability tools (eg, Hubble).
    • Scripting skills (eg, Python, Go) for automation.
  • Certifications: Cilium Certified Engineer (CCE) or equivalent certification is a plus.
  • Collaboration: Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Skills Needed for Cilium:
    • Kubernetes Knowledge: Understanding Kubernetes concepts and architecture is essential.
    • Networking Expertise: Familiarity with networking principles, especially in a cloud-native context.
    • eBPF Understanding: Learning about eBPF and how it works is crucial.
    • Security Awareness: Knowledge of security practices and policies.
    • Linux and Kernel Basics: Understanding Linux operating systems and Kernel Internals.
    • Cloud Networking: Experience with virtual private clouds (VPCs), multi-cloud networking, and network automation.
    • Service Mesh Concepts: Awareness of service mesh tools and concepts.

YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST SC CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED.

Should you be interested in the above position, please feel free to submit your CV and call for further information.

Costello & Reyes Group Limited is one of the UK's leading providers of recruitment advice and services and acts as a recruiter on behalf of our client.


Reference: 2758115613

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Costello & Reyes Group Limited

Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer (SC Cleared)

Costello & Reyes Group Limited

Posted on May 9, 2024 by Costello & Reyes Group Limited

Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£550 - £650 Annual
Contract/Project

Costello & Reyes Group has been engaged by our client, a Defence contractor to identify an SC cleared Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer with a strong background in Defence services. The engagement is for an initial 6 months but has parallel programs which would enable an extension for the successful candidate.

As a Cilium and eBPF Deployment Engineer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful integration of Cilium and eBPF technology within Kubernetes environments. Your responsibilities will include deploying, configuring, and maintaining Cilium as a robust Container Network Interface (CNI) solution. You'll collaborate closely with DevOps teams, network architects, and security professionals to enhance network observability, security, and performance.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Deployment and Configuration:
    • Deploy Cilium as a DaemonSet into Kubernetes clusters.
    • Configure Cilium to leverage eBPF for efficient packet processing, network policy enforcement, and observability.
    • Ensure seamless integration with existing CNI solutions.
  2. Network Observability:
    • Utilize Hubble (Cilium's observability companion) to monitor network activities in Real Time.
    • Leverage eBPF to gain insights into network flows, security policies, and process behavior within Kubernetes workloads.
  3. Performance Tuning:
    • Optimize Cilium's performance by fine-tuning eBPF programs and network policies.
    • Collaborate with performance engineers to identify bottlenecks and improve overall efficiency.
  4. Security and Compliance:
    • Implement security policies using Cilium's eBPF-based capabilities.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.
  5. Documentation and Training:
    • Create detailed deployment guides and best practices for Cilium and eBPF integration.
    • Train other team members on Cilium deployment and maintenance.

Qualifications

  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience deploying and managing Cilium and eBPF in Kubernetes environments.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in Kubernetes networking concepts.
    • Strong understanding of eBPF technology and its applications.
    • Familiarity with network observability tools (eg, Hubble).
    • Scripting skills (eg, Python, Go) for automation.
  • Certifications: Cilium Certified Engineer (CCE) or equivalent certification is a plus.
  • Collaboration: Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Skills Needed for Cilium:
    • Kubernetes Knowledge: Understanding Kubernetes concepts and architecture is essential.
    • Networking Expertise: Familiarity with networking principles, especially in a cloud-native context.
    • eBPF Understanding: Learning about eBPF and how it works is crucial.
    • Security Awareness: Knowledge of security practices and policies.
    • Linux and Kernel Basics: Understanding Linux operating systems and Kernel Internals.
    • Cloud Networking: Experience with virtual private clouds (VPCs), multi-cloud networking, and network automation.
    • Service Mesh Concepts: Awareness of service mesh tools and concepts.

YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST SC CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED.

Should you be interested in the above position, please feel free to submit your CV and call for further information.

Costello & Reyes Group Limited is one of the UK's leading providers of recruitment advice and services and acts as a recruiter on behalf of our client.

Reference: 2758115613

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