Do you want to lead our Cloud Platform team?

Kongsberg Satellite Services AS
Teamlead Cloud Platform
Bli kjent med KSAT - Kongsberg Satellite Services AS

Did you know that KSAT, one of the world's leading companies within the space industry, has their headquarters in Norway – and that we’re on our way to the moon? This is your opportunity to become a part of that and many other exciting adventures!

And in case you’re wondering, we can assure you of this: Working to connect space and earth is as great and meaningful as it sounds. Our vision is to be at the forefront of creating communication between space and earth for exploration, communication, and increased understanding of the planet. Doing this, we give our customers a better foundation for their decisions.

What are the responsibilities of the Cloud Platform Team?

The Cloud Platform Team is a vital part of our future technology baseline, being responsible for:

  • Enabling KSAT’s presence and usage of Public Clouds, primarily MS-Azure
    • Establishing Landing Zone (LZ) work environments for KSAT’s Development Teams using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and GitOps workflows
    • Ensuring KSAT-established cloud policies and security/access controls are incorporated into cloud designs and LZs
    • Networking access to KSAT’s Cloud Infrastructure and between LZs to include automation and IaC
    • Continuous improvement of automation, failure recovery and system monitoring processes
    • Assist Development Teams with IaC template creations and proper GitOps workflows
    • Identify roadblocks encountered by Development Teams and present solutions

What does the role entail?

As the Cloud Platform Team leader, your responsibilities include:

  • Lead a cross-functional team of 4 – 6 DevOps Engineers (platform team)
  • Communicate with all engineering departments within KSAT to understand any cloud related issues
  • Point of Contact for Development Teams. Evaluating new product/service requirements, as well as organize and prioritize current issues.
  • Organize training sessions for KSAT engineering teams on proper cloud usage
  • Be a contributing member of team (as well as the leader)

What qualities and traits are we looking for?

Still unsure if this role is for you? Here are five traits we’re looking for:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in engineering, Information Sciences or related field
  • Minimum 3 years demonstrated experience with DevOps workflows and GIT Operations
  • Experience deploying workloads and services in Public Clouds (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • The ability to get things done, and a hunger for continuous development
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience leading a team
  • You don’t have to know anything about space

Exited yet? Let’s give you three more reasons to choose us

  • An environment you are guaranteed to learn from – regardless of your level of expertise today. We will make sure you develop, both personally and technically!
  • Flextime, good health insurance and pension, training and courses, company cabins, sports and more.
  • We care about our employees, and believe their well-being is key to development. We arrange several social events each year. Next time, we hope you’ll be there!

Work location

The primary workplace for the position is in Tromsø, Norway, though other locations may be considered.

KSAT see the importance of ensure diversity in the company by taking gender, age and cultural background into account during recruitment.

The Cloud Platform Team lead must be fit for the position, meet the conditions for Norwegian security clearance and be able to be authorized and suitable for the position. Final candidates will have to complete a background check of Semac.

The rocket ship to your future is launching now. Are you ready to board?

For more information about the role, please contact:

  • John Heskett, CTO / John.Heskett@ksat.no or
  • Arne Nylund, Sr. Director Software Engineering / arne@ksat.no

Om arbeidsgiveren

KSAT is the world's leading commercial satellite center based in Tromsø. KSAT develops and delivers data, information and services based on satellites, and we have customers all over the world. We are a total of 300 employees located in Tromsø, Svalbard, Stockholm, USA and Oslo. KSAT has stations and antennas all over the world, from Tromsø and Svalbard in the north, via Panama, Singapore and South Africa, to the Troll station in Antarctica in the far south. The number of customers and ground stations is constantly growing, and this strong growth means that we now need new employees.

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KSAT, Manager, Cloud, Technology, Software

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Arne Nylund
Senior Director Software Engineering
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John Heskett
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