Delivery Architect - DevOps

Germany - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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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 Cloud Architect 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.

Key Accountabilities

  • 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.

Person specification

  • 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
  • Fluency in both German and English is essential 

  • Location:
  • Willing to travel up to 60% 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 #LI-NR1

About Rackspace TechnologyWe 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.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough 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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