OpenStack DevOps Engineer

United States - Remote

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 Architects solutions using OpenStack and related technologies
Load tests customer applications to assist with performance tuning and capacity planning
Contributes to open source tools that assist in configuration management, deployment and operation of high- availability, high-performance applications
Designs and manages solutions using OpenStack and related technologies
Loads test customer applications to assist with performance tuning and capacity planning
Contributes to open source tools that assist in configuration management, deployment and operation of high availability, high-performance application

You Will:

  • Supports medium complexity customers and internal teams on an as-needed basis
  • Collaborates with other teams on tools for systems automation
  • Works in conjunction with multiple teams to make sure that the infrastructure and customer applications work harmoniously together

You Have:

  • 3- 4 years commercial experience as either a LAMP stack software developer and/or systems administrator with at least 1 year of current commercial experience working with a high-traffic site
  • Experience with high-availability, high-performance, open-source web technologies
  • Experience with cloud platforms, open-source databases and caching layers
  • Proficient web programming and scripting ability
  • Proficient automation skills with Chef, Puppet or similar
  • Broad knowledge of the following with deep knowledge of some: PHP, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Memcached, LAMP, Nginx, NOdeJS, NoSql, Varnish, Git            
  • Working knowledge of software development methodologies including code profiling, regression testing, and continuous integration


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related technical field
  • At the manager’s discretion, additional experience may substitute for the degree requirement

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.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Job region(s): North America
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