Kubernetes DevOPS Specialist 3153787

Full Time
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.




The Technology division partners with our business units and leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global and dynamic financial markets.


Our sizeable investment in technology results in leading-edge tools, software, and systems. Our insights, applications, and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients’ businesses—and to our own.

Enterprise Technology & Services (ETS) delivers shared technology services for the Firm supporting all business applications and end users. ETS provides capabilities for all stages of the Firm’s software development lifecycle, enabling productive coding, functional and integration testing, application releases, and ongoing monitoring and support for over 3,000 production applications.

ETS also delivers all workplace technologies (desktop, mobile, voice, video, productivity, intranet/internet) in integrated configurations that boost the personal productivity of our employees. Application and end user services are delivered on a scalable, secure, and reliable infrastructure composed of seamlessly integrated datacenter, network, compute, cloud, storage, and database services.


Position Description:


The Enterprise Security Platforms (ESP) team is responsible for implementing the Firm’s Cybersecurity Strategy via the architecture, engineering, deployment and operations of technical security controls and capabilities for the Enterprise. This goal is achieved via the team’s focus on architectural rigor, automation, agile delivery and adoption of ESP's control implementations.


ESP is looking for a Kubernetes DevOps specialist. Working in a squad-like structure spanning the ESP security disciplines. The successful candidate will help drive the Firm’s DevOps and Agile Transformation by designing, implementing and deploying security controls along with the SDLC processes for building, shipping and integrating security into the Kubernetes Platforms.




- Creating delivery pipelines and automation for deploying/integrating security services along with policy and configuration into managed Kubernetes clusters
- Overseeing and streamlining configuration management using various automation tools
- Analyzing and exposing strengths and weaknesses in CI/CD processes and implementing improvements and automation
- Assisting ESP teams in integrating security controls and policy into the Kubernetes platforms via dockerized containers and “everything-as-code” Methodologies
- Investigating and evaluating new container orchestration technologies to continually evolve CI/CD pipelines
- Collaborating with architecture, engineering and development teams to build self-service platforms that streamline application development and deployment
- Raising awareness about DevOps, infrastructure as code and microservice approaches across operational, engineering and development teams, helping evolve the Firm's technology stack and introducing new application delivery paradigms

Required Skills


- 3+ years of solid DevOps experience with gradually increasing responsibilities across the breadth and depth of the DevOps cycle’s automation, orchestration, configuration management, CI/CD, monitoring
- 2+ years of experience with building, shipping, securing, monitoring and managing Dockerized applications from dev to production
- 1+ years of experience building, maintaining or supporting managed Kubernetes platforms such as OpenShift (prefered), EKS, AKS and GKE
- Strong level of understanding and experience with CI/CD technologies: Jenkins, TeamCity, Stash, Git, Jira, etc.
- Solid understanding of private, public and hybrid cloud models along with laaS, PaaS and SaaS service models
- Strong understanding of application and platform developer needs and experiences
- Experience working in Agile teams using Scrum, Kanban, or Agile frameworks
- Quality and security conscious when implementing solutions.
- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels and influence others
- Demonstrated good time management, ability to prioritize tasks, and to meet deadlines across multiple projects
- Confident and articulate self-starter
- A team player with a high level of commitment and enthusiasm


Nice to have


- Demonstrable experience with system configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.) or with infrastructure as code tools: Terraform, Helm, Nomad, CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager, etc.
- Experience debugging issues with Kubernetes clusters and complex applications hosted on managed Kubernetes platforms
- Demonstrable experience with Azure DevOps: Azure Pipelines, Azure repos, Azure Artifacts
- Demonstrable experience running production workloads on Azure Kubernetes Services, OpenShift or Elastic Kubernetes Services
- Automation first approach, proven track record of automating large scale, complex distributed software delivery systems
- Experience or good knowledge of Hashicorp Vault or other Secrets/Key Managements based systems
- Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) workstream follower and contributor
- Detailed knowledge of microservice architectures and services mesh technologies (Consul, Istio, Vagrant, Zookeeper, Linkerd, Aporeto)
- Hands-on experience with scalable architectures using container orchestration, serverless technologies, API management and microservices frameworks
- Proven track record of providing self-service platforms through infrastructure as code and cloud automation principles
- Experience provisioning and operating Kubernetes clusters
- Demonstrated ability to automate tasks with Bash, Python and/or Ansible
- Thorough understanding of security architecture principles, software design and engineering best practices



Knowledge of French and English is required.


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Kubernetes DevOPS Specialist 3153787
Morgan Stanley Technology