Senior Technical Trainer
Mirantis Inc. - Mountain View, CA

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Mirantis is recruiting a world-class technical trainer to develop and deliver hands-on OpenStack cloud training to a broad variety of technical audiences.
Do you

Have solid experience tackling and solving technical problems in IT platforms and infrastructure?
Get as much satisfaction in making other people successful as solving those problems yourself?
Have a knack for explaining complex technical subjects ?

Are you

A good listener who enjoys standing in front of a group to inspire them with what you know?
Inspired by the success of Open Source technologies and want be in the front seat of disruptive transformation?

We’ll teach you what you need to know, building your own knowledge and experience. Then you’ll meet firsthand the developers and sysadmins who are taking cloud computing to the next level with the world’s leading open source cloud orchestration environment.

Collaborate actively in developing & maintaining technical training content, lab exercises, presentations, and accompanying materials, evolving to a leadership role
Deliver instructor-led classroom training to end-user customers and partners on a regular schedule in US and abroad.
Work with internal stakeholders to develop and maintain accurate, effective training content.

Desired Qualifications

3-5 years or more of hands-on experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration in a production environment
Excellent oral presentation skills, interpersonal communication, and writing skills
Experience conducting classroom training for related technology products and services
A strong “stage presence” and ability to manage a classroom of adult learners
Strong abilities in Linux administration and deployment, including maintenance and debugging
Recent experience with architecting, deploying, and operating Internet scale applications
Coding experience in one or more of the following languages: Ruby, Perl, PHP, Python, Java or .Net.
Experience with Windows and Linux at the command line.
Experience with managing and monitoring systems and applications in a virtualized environment
Solid understanding and communications abilities of IP networking down to the VLAN level
Self-sufficient, self-starter with proven success taking ownership of training projects.
Ability to travel globally, 30%-to-50%.
Experience with committing and working from Open Source repositories

Essential Background

Experience designing and developing instructor-led content with technical subject matter content.

Facility and efficiency developing, delivering, and iterating presentation content

Provided helpdesk support to technical users debugging problems with Unix-based or virtualized-systems

Native or near-native command of English (require only minimal proofreading)

Hands-on experience with IP Networking, VMware, Amazon EC2, Solaris a plus


BS in Computer Science or Education, related fields with appropriate experience in technology

Please send your cover letter and resume to cv [at]

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Mirantis is a privately held Silicon Valley company dedicated to providing mature offshore development solutions for technology suppliers,...