Cloud Systems Engineer
RightScale - United States

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RightScale are the leaders of Cloud computing management. The Professional Services team integrates Clouds and deploys applications across a wide variety of Cloud providers and platforms. We are seeking to hire a talented and experienced Cloud Deployment Engineer to join our global team in a variety of company and remote locations. We use our technical experience and coaching skills to ensure projects are a success when delivered by RightScale, our customers or our partners.
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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