Wanted: OpenStack engineer E-commerce multinational
Posted on Nov 1, 2019 by Michael Bailey Associates - Amsterdam
For one of the biggest E-commerce companies worldwide we are looking for an experienced OpenStack engineer to work within the cloud team of our client. The duration of the contract will be 12 months with option to extend. Location: Amsterdam.
As part of this team you will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the infrastructure for our three private OpenStack clouds.
Your primary job responsibilities:
. Work in a team with OpenStack/Linux engineers, network engineers and data center technicians
. Participate as a member of the Cloud team responsible for the management and operation of multiple private OpenStack Clouds
. Support and work with our colleagues and partners worldwide
. Deep dive into technical issues and work with our vendors
. Review and improve reliability requirements for our clouds, for example HA testing, capacity planning
. Making sure our infrastructure is secure, up to date and performant
. Asses systems utilization to assist in troubleshooting and performance tuning
. Create and maintain scripts for effective maintenance
. Provide assistance with vendor's technical support
. Provide on-call support for critical33 issues
. Ability to script in one or more Scripting languages, like Python, Bash
. Maintain configuration management with: Puppet, Ansible, Terraform
. Expert understanding of Linux systems and services with a min 6+ years of experience in handling Linux systems and services.
. Experience of managing OpenStack environments
. Experience with monitoring systems: Sensu, Grafana
. Networking knowledge, understanding basics of TCP/IP stack and other protocols
. Write, maintain architecture documentation and best practices
. Flexible, adaptable, and able to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
. Positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities
. Fluent in English
. Willing to travel occasionally
. The ability to adapt a new technical environment when 'Thrown in at the deep end'
. Understanding of overlay networks, software defined networking, BGP, VLANs, network architecture and load balancing
. Understanding of Container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
Are you ready for your next big challenge?
Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.