Adaptavist Group • Kuala Lumpur

Platform Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

Working at Adaptavist
The Adaptavist Group is a global family of companies with a common goal. We combine the best of teamwork, technology, and processes, helping all kinds of businesses be better today and tomorrow.
We are experts at delivering enterprise software, tailored solutions, and quality services across some of the world’s most trusted technology ecosystems, including Atlassian, AWS, Slack, GitLab, and Aha!
We make change happen. From anywhere.
Our flexible, remote-first way of working means that work can fit around your life, rather than your life fitting around work.
About the team
We’re a distributed-cross-functional engineering department who design, build and operate solutions for Adaptavist and its customers. The platform team build platforms and infrastructure, which our products and services are built upon. We are currently building the platform using Kubernetes. We are a big and diverse team of 25 people across global. All teams are exposed to infrastructure, platform, data and software engineering to deliver services.

About the role
Are you passionate in the world of Kubernetes to build a cloud native platform to support a rapidly growing business? Are you driven to work with an industry leader, and an expanding customer base from SMBs to Fortune 500 in scale? If yes, then this role might be the best opportunity in your career. This role is pivotal to the growth of the organization, and they will work closely with our Product, Platform and Data teams. The rest of the team is based in the UK and Canada so they will work on a remote basis.
You will be using numerous orchestration, configuration management and software development tools - picking the right tool for the job. We practice continuous delivery so you have to be comfortable shipping to production daily. The team values the autonomy that modern development teams thrive in, and give teams the space to build and grow in their own ways.

What you'll be doing
- Responsible for managing and maintaining the Kubernetes infrastructure, ensuring the smooth operation of containerised applications in a scalable and highly available manner. - Work closely with development and operations teams to deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot Kubernetes clusters. - Work closely with infrastructure engineers, and other stakeholders to architect and deploy applications using cloud-native technologies and practices.- Build on modern development practices, so comfort with continuous delivery and deployment, infrastructure as code (Terraform, CDK), and agile experience are a must.

What we're looking for
- A good hands-on experience working with Kubernetes(Desirable EKS) in a production environment.- Well-versed in containerization technologies like Docker.- A very good understanding of Kubernetes architecture and components.- Knowledge of networking concepts, including load balancing and DNS resolution in Kubernetes.- Experience with container monitoring and logging solutions like Prometheus and Grafana.- Hands-on experience with cloud providers like AWS, GCP, or Azure.- Scripting and automation skills using tools like Bash or Terraform.- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.- Good communication and collaboration skills.- Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) is desirable- Familiarity with container orchestration tools such as Helm or Kustomize is an added advantage

At Adaptavist, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us.
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We look forward to your application!

Company benefits

Unlimited annual leave
Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Dog friendly office
Health insurance – BUPA
Life assurance
Work from anywhere scheme
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Share options
Employee discounts
Charity donation scheme
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Adaptavist Group

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Global offices across UK, Europe, North America and Malaysia

Hiring Countries







South Africa



United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Medium companies

1st – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023

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