Senior Cloud Platform Engineer (Core, Azure)



Software Engineering
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

About AlphaSense

AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform used by the world's leading companies and financial institutions. Since 2011, our AI-based technology has helped professionals make smarter business decisions by delivering insights from an extensive universe of public and private content – including company filings, event transcripts, news, trade journals, and equity research. Our platform is trusted by over 3,500 enterprise customers, including a majority of the S&P 500. Headquartered in New York City, AlphaSense employs over 1,200 people across offices in the U.S., U.K., Finland, India, and Singapore. For more information, please visit

Check out what we’ve built so far

The Role

We seek a highly motivated and experienced Cloud Platform Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for building a world-class Kubernetes platform that is supposed to run across main public clouds - Azure, AWS, and GCP.

This is an opportunity to use the latest cloud-native technologies and grow your multi-cloud skills in a company that stays at the leading edge of AI innovation.

As a Senior Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be a driving force in discovering and leveraging new opportunities to develop cloud-based infrastructures. Your work will directly support our teams' dynamic requirements and contribute to the enhancement of our skills in DevSecOps.


  • 7+ years of Experience in designing, operating, and troubleshooting solutions in the public cloud (Azure Preferred)
  • 5+ Years of experience in Kubernetes, Docker, and CNCF ecosystems.
  • Proven experience operating Kubernetes clusters with lifecycle management tools (e.g. Rancher, Anthos, CAPI, or Crossplane). Design and implementation of cluster lifecycle management platforms is a plus
  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience with Kubernetes components, including API server, CNIs, scheduler, controllers, etc
  • Solid understanding of networking, Linux, container orchestration, storage systems, cloud services, security protocols, and system monitoring tools
  • Experience with certificate and secret management, CSI provisioners, and vertical and horizontal auto-scaling in Kubernetes clusters.
  • Ample experience in building highly automated cloud infrastructures with immutable infrastructure and IaC principles (using e.g., Terraform, Pulumi, Crossplane, etc)
  • Experience with scripting in Shell or Python. Good proficiency in at least one programming language - Java/Python/Golang is a plus.
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) is a plus (but we prefer proven experience)

Nice to have:

  • Experience with ArgoCD and GitOps methodologies
  • Experience with Hashicorp vault or other secret management tool

What we offer

  • Playing a part in the story of a fast growing company
  • Interesting career opportunities and training
  • Relocation support for single employees, couples and families
  • While we do have an office in Helsinki, we’re a distributed company. We value outcomes over time, and offer flexible working arrangements. We usually meet at the office once a week.
  • Private healthcare services from Terveystalo
  • 2 weeks of vacation granted up front, and possibility to use vacation days as they accrue
  • Access to gym room, gaming room, free parking near the office, mobile phone, Lunch benefit, mobile plan, home internet, remote work equipment, and many more....

You can apply by sending your cover letter and resume through the application form.