Senior Kubernetes Administrator

Information Systems & Technology Makati City, Philippines


Senior Kubernetes Administrator



About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Product Development team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

Your Role:

In this role, the Senior Kubernetes Administrator will support and administer Kubernetes environments to meet containerization strategies of the IT Operations team. This role will also focus on automation of deployment and configuration of the clusters (Infrastructure as Code). The role will work closely with Development Teams and Technology Managers to develop and deliver solutions.

The role will work closely with Development Teams and Technology Managers to develop and deliver solutions.

  • Manage Kubernetes Platform
  • Continuous improvement of all environments
  • Work tightly with our customers, understand and capture their requirements
  • Automate the provisioning of environments thru Terraform
  • Troubleshoot problems and drive resolution of issues with minimal impact to our customers
  • Ensure the platform complies with internal security requirements/policies

About You:

The successful candidate is an active open source and cloud-native community advocate. You must be passionate in coding and managing Kubernetes through Rancher. You have experience with managing services in AWS, GCP, Azure, or on premise. Experience and Technical Skills

  • 7+ years of professional hands-on experience of working on distributed systems
  • Experience managing Kubernetes infrastructure using Rancher Management Server or similar multi-cluster orchestration platform and with exposure to cloud vendor Kubernetes services such as EKS, GKE, AKS or open-source Kubernetes service like RKE2
  • Extensive experience in automating tasks and infrastructure using orchestration tools Terraform and CloudFormation
  • Experience using centralized logging systems (ElasticSearch, Fluentd, Kibana) and optimizing monitoring (Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Excellent network topology & container networking background
  • Strong background in Linux / Unix Administration
  • Container storage management
  • Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, BitBucket SaaS)
  • Prior experience in a 24/7 on call rotation supporting critical applications
  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities
  • Critical thinker with problem solving aptitude


  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • Degree in a relevant technical field; additional certification such as CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) will be a plus


Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.


We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.