Cloud Systems Engineer

Posted on December 1, 2012
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Cloud Systems Engineer

Job Type: Full Time / Flexi Time

Job Flexibility: Total Flexibility

Location Requirement: USA – Anywhere

General Area Of Expertise: Technology, Virtual Assistant / Researcher

Rate Wage: negotiable

Job Description:

The Cloud Deployment Engineer duties include, but are not limited to the following:
•Act as a subject matter expert for Cloud deployments and solutions
•Lead the technical implementation of portable multi-Cloud application deployments
•Coaching customer and partner teams to ensure success and best practices
•Collaborate with Customer teams to build and onboard Private Cloud platforms
•Work with RightScale’s Support team to assist with technical queries and troubleshooting

The ideal candidate has the following skills & experience:
•A minimum of 5 years experience providing consulting, installation, software deployment and customer support.
•Cloud concepts, Web Services and API’s (Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, HP, Google Compute Engine and SoftLayer)
•Strong OS automation using Ruby, Chef and Bash/shell scripting
•Deploying and configuring customer applications based upon PHP, Ruby-on-Rails, Python and Java.
•Linux systems administration and package deployment (specifically CentOS, Ubuntu, RHEL and SUSE)
•Database deployment and administration (MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle)
•High availability, scalability and performance optimization (e.g. distributed deployments, HTTP traffic load balancing, content caching, master-slave database replication, memcached, database sharding)
•Cloud management software (CloudStack, OpenStack or Eucalyptus)
•Networking configuration (I.P, routing, VLANs, VPN’s)
•Identity and access management (Active Directory, LDAP, OpenID, oAuth and SAML)
•Secure engineering practices + systems hardening
•Experience of working in an Agile engineering environment

Education & Certifications:
•Familiarity with the RightScale management platform
•A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is requested
•Technical development or systems engineering qualifications such as Red Hat Certified Engineer.

All applicants are expected to possess the following skills:
•Self-starter and self-managing work style; Capable of working from home or remote locations without direct supervision
•Be available for business travel and partial mobility as customer projects require
•Open minded, flexible and adaptable to changing opportunities
•Motivated to work in a growing company; interested in developing the business
•Continual learning and skills development to maintain technical currency
•Client facing and commercially aware
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

RightScale is a great place to work and we are looking for only the best.

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