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Platform Engineer, Kubernetes

Company: Marriott
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Number 24073060

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Platform Engineer, Kubernetes will support the delivery and operations to deploy and scale the Kubernetes Platform. This person will join a team of engineers building out this platform for the enterprise. This role will code solutions for an enterprise Kubernetes as a self-service platform. Supported by a team of engineers, the ideal candidate has some experience engineering large scale platform-as-a-service products and is skilled in solving problems through coding.

We are transforming the way technology is managed at Marriott. Automation, DevOps, and long-term product iteration will be the new standards as we seek to enable rapid innovation, speed-to-market, and proactive security and operations. With leaders who have driven this transformation elsewhere, we need engineers who are excited about evolving the organization and setting the gold standard. We are early in this journey and thought leadership, with the ability to bring others along, is key.



Undergraduate degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and/ or equivalent experience/certification

4+ years' overall technology experience with a blend of deep technical knowledge and a customer-focused mindset that includes:

2+ years in an engineering role as a strategic thinker that relates technology solutions to customer use cases

2+ years' experience with Public Cloud technology stacks such as AWS, Azure, GCP or Alibaba.

Prior experience with containers- Kubernetes solution design, deployment, management and orchestration across multi-cloud environment

Prior experience driving highly technical architecture, and driving outcomes with automation through Infrastructure as Code using Terraform, Helm, and GitOps

Prior experience working with DevOps, CI/CD, GitOps, Agile methodologies

Ability to design end to end architecture that supports 99.99% service availability with performance and cost considerations


Familiarity with at least one higher level programming language: Go, Java, Python, or similar

Solid technical knowledge of current & emerging infrastructure systems & standards

Knowledge of the best available tools, software, applications, and systems for attaining best-in-class technology platforms across the enterprise.

Ability to create constructive relationships, influence, and communicate (to product team, engineering management, and non-technical staff).

Experience in the design, implementation and operational support of mission critical solutions

Demonstrated experience delivering technology solutions in a fast-paced, deadline driven enterprise environment

Demonstrated experience learning and applying new technologies to solve business needs

Infrastructure DevOps experience including self-healing methodologies


Deploy, automate, maintain, and manage cloud infrastructure to ensure security, performance, and availability of production systems.

Maintains cloud and automation operational metrics.

Code solutions to continuously improve products and solutions to be scalable and highly available.

Automate everything, from right sizing (VM, Disks, Storage Tiers), self-service and real-time spend visibility.

Review issues logs and metrics and help implement solutions.

Maintain in-depth documentation of activities and system configuration.

Perform troubleshooting, resolution, and problem analysis.

Maintain industry knowledge and enhance subject matter expertise, identify trends and changes in technology and automation strategies.

Provide peer reviews/feedback frequently and fosters a modern engineering culture.

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $162,366.00 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $101,096.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 28 Days after the date of this posting, 4/25/2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,--- begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global--- team, and become the best version of you.

Keywords: Marriott, Jefferson City , Platform Engineer, Kubernetes, Engineering , Jefferson City, Missouri

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