Being an experienced technologist with technical depth and breadth, aided with strong interpersonal skills, you will work directly with customers as part of a professional services delivery team helping to enable innovation through continuous delivery across technology stacks and creating robust solution designs that align to business goals. Your insight and experience will help our delivery teams build Engineering and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, security, and automation. In addition, you will work with mid-tier technologies that include application integration, in-memory caches, security, and much more!
The qualified AWS Cloud Engineer will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically about businesses, create technical definitions around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate & mobilize resources, and deliver results. The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is a critical component to be successful in this role. We seek team members who are self-motivated, driven, collaborative, passionate about AWS Cloud and want to have a direct positive impact on our customer's business. Strong communication skills and emotional intelligence are also needed to help develop a team reporting to you.
Be the technical liaison between customers and engineering resources.
Provide tactical scope and work directly with the business representatives/customers to understand the requirements driving the need for a solution to be developed
Communicate effectively with both business and technical colleagues throughout the course of the project
Ensure that all the appropriate questions are asked and verify that nothing crucial to the success of the project is overlooked
Be an AWS Cloud evangelist by educating a variety of customers on the value of AWS
Help customers transition to the cloud in a high-value migration approach that leverages best of breed designs and practices delivered in an agile model
Work with customers to enable a DevOps culture and modernize operations and release strategies
Establish credibility and build impactful relationships with our customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
Participate in deep Engineering discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new, or migrating existing, applications, software, and services on the AWS Cloud Platform.
Conduct deep-dive “hands-on” education/training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers interested in AWS and to ensure our SAs are up to date
Traveling up to 25% of the time (for occasional project kickoff and close events)
Fluent, Bi-lingual (Spanish and English)
2-3 years design & implementation experience with distributed applications
2-3 years of experience in networking, infrastructure, or database Engineering
Strong, in depth understanding and professional experience with AWS Cloudservices and infrastructure.
One or more AWS professional certifications preferred.
"Hands on" experience with tooling and services related to cloud Automation, IaC, and DevOps:
Terraform, Git (one or more: GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket), CICD pipelines (one or more: GitHub actions, GitLab CICD, Bitbucket pipelines, Jenkins, ArgoCD, AWS DevOps), K8S/Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, AWS CLI/CloudFormation Templates
"Hands on" experience with tooling and services related to Large Cloud Migrations:
AWS Migrate, AWS DB Migrate, AWS Site Recovery
"Hands on" experience with tooling and services related to Database deployments and admin:
Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL
Demonstrated knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
Source code management: Git
Artifacts management (one or more): Artifactory, Nexus, S3, Blob storage, etc
CICD (one or more): GitHub actions, GitLab CICD, Bitbucket pipelines, Jenkins, ArgoCD, AWS DevOps
Demonstrated knowledge of a software development language and/or scripting (one or more):
Scripting languages: python
OS Shell languages:
Linux: Bash, Zsh, ANSI
About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
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Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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