Professional Services Cloud Engineer in Amsterdam at Rackspace

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/17/2020

Job Description

We’re currently expanding our Professional Services Engineering team and have an opportunity for an experienced Cloud Engineer to join our EMEA to provide engineering consulting services into Rackspace’s Enterprise and SME clients.

As a Consulting Engineer you’ll spend your time with our customers, understanding their problems, and getting hands-on, building cloud solutions. Not only is Rackspace a great place to work, we’ll also move your career forward, with massive learning opportunities, the Rackspace team has gained over 150 Certifications in the past 18 months and we expect you to add a few yourself!

You’ll join a team with great colleagues and a positive atmosphere

The ideal candidate will have strong, hands on technical skills, with the experience and consulting skills to understand, shape and deliver against our customers’ requirements.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

You’ll be a strong technical expert, with experience working on complex projects from inception to delivery. You’ll have experience working in a consulting role, delivering automated, secure and robust cloud infrastructure solutions.

You’re happy to get involved in all levels of technical discussions, from architecture to hands on coding. A good grounding in infrastructure technology is highly advantageous, as is a programming background.

Leveraging personal subject matter expertise, working closely with peers, the role will be accountable for delivering engineering consulting services in a client-facing role, often on-site with customers. The ability to manage and communicate with senior stakeholders is a must.

Skills & Experience

  • Hands-on cloud experience on one of the major public clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP), preferably with certifications underpinning the experience
  • Experience building cloud automation, including CD/CI pipelines using technologies such as Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes. Experience in these specific technologies is desirable
  • Strong network experience, familiar with cloud network patterns such as VPC, network interconnect, subnets, peering, firewalls, etc...
  • Understanding of the capture and processing of logs and processes.
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of cloud related technologies, and can articulate best practice approaches and practices
  • Experience collaborating with developers and platform engineers, contributing to architecture and continuously optimising infrastructure to remove bottlenecks and improve automation.
  • Skills in Go, NodeJS and/or Python preferable
  • Ideally have a degree in a technology field or equivalent industry experience

Location:

  • Willing to travel up to 75% of the time, should it be necessary. Depending on the nature of the engagement, working on-site with customer teams for longer periods of time may be required.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer facing experience

Preferable:

  • Experience leading technical teams, with multiple engineers reporting

Experience reporting on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed standards, methods and procedures

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