20 Best Kubernetes

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in 2024

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Tu Vi

South Korea

Data Scientist

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Lucas Lu

San Jose, CA, USA

Experienced Fullstack Engineer with 15+ Years

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Ruan Martinelli

Prague, Czechia

Full-stack dev, freelancer, consultant ✨

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Elliott Crifasi

Chicago, IL, USA

Innovative Fullstack DevOps Engineer

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Supriyo Sarkar


Senior DevOps Engineer | Linux | AWS/GCP/Azure

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Kilian Siebel

New York, NY, USA

Senior SRE / DevOps Engineer / Platform Engineer / Cloud Exp

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Octavian Mihalache

Bucharest, Romania

Software Engineer enthusiast, passionate, eager to learn.

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Abdul Moiz Siddiqui

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Cloud Transformation Architect | DevOps | AWS, AZURE

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Hitesh Jethva


Technical Article/Blog Writing for Kubernetes & DevOps

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Sahaj Srivastava


Data Engineer | All things Data|Python Specialist | Polyglot

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Aditya pratap Singh

Pune, Maharashtra, India

10+ Years DevOps Engineer 💻

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Roumak Chakraborty


Principle Software Engineer and Architect

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Kevin Loyola

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

🚀 Expert DevOps Engineer & Cloud Architect

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Pratiksha Aggarwal


Expert Software Engineer & Wordsmith

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Faith Okoth

Nairobi, Kenya

Skilled Full Stack Developer with Go, React, Node.js

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Diwakar Jha


Cloud DevOps Engineer with 5 years of Experience

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Solving problems and delivering success

Common projects for Kubernetes experts

Setting up a Kubernetes cluster for your application.

Designing and deploying microservices using Kubernetes.

Scaling applications with Kubernetes.

Implementing a CI/CD pipeline with Kubernetes.

Optimizing your current Kubernetes setup for better performance.

Migration of existing applications to Kubernetes.

Tips for working with and hiring Kubernetes experts

Define your project scope

Outline a clear and detailed project scope before hiring a Kubernetes freelancer. This should include tasks, timelines, and expected deliverables.

Check their technical expertise

A proficient Kubernetes freelancer should have experience with cloud architecture, CI/CD tools, and programming languages such as Python or Java.

Review their past projects

Checking the freelancer's past Kubernetes projects can give you a better understanding of their capabilities and if they are a good fit for your project.

Maintain regular communication

Use Contra's platform for all communication and feedback. Regular updates can help avoid misunderstandings and ensure the project stays on track.

How to hire Kubernetes experts

Define your needs

Identify the exact tasks you need the Kubernetes freelancer to accomplish. This could include setting up a Kubernetes cluster, deploying applications, or optimizing your current setup.

Post a detailed job

Create a detailed job post on Contra outlining your project requirements, the skills needed, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Check their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted freelancers. Discuss your project specifics and their approach to problem-solving.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This includes the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Kubernetes experts

1. What experience do you have with configuring and managing Kubernetes clusters?

2. Can you describe a project where you used Kubernetes to improve scalability and performance?

3. How do you approach troubleshooting issues within a Kubernetes environment?

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Frequently asked

Kubernetes is an open-source platform designed to automate deploying, scaling, and operating application containers. It groups containers into 'pods' and enables management of these pods across a cluster of servers.

Kubernetes is an open-source platform designed to automate deploying, scaling, and operating application containers. It groups containers into 'pods' and enables management of these pods across a cluster of servers.

A freelance Kubernetes expert designs, builds, and manages applications deployed on Kubernetes. They can set up clusters, configure networking, implement security measures, and optimize the system for performance.

Hiring a Kubernetes freelancer on Contra gives you access to a pool of skilled and experienced professionals. You can easily manage contracts, payments, and communication all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Kubernetes experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Kubernetes freelancers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Kubernetes skills often include setting up and managing Kubernetes clusters, deploying and scaling applications, and optimizing Kubernetes systems for performance.

The cost of hiring a Kubernetes freelancer on Contra can vary, but it typically ranges from $25 to $100 per hour based on the complexity of the project and the freelancer's experience and skills.

Kubernetes freelancers on Contra are paid commission-free for their work. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone, with a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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