Cloud Architect - Elastic Engineering

Australia - Sydney

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We are looking to hire a passionate, creative and curious Cloud Architect with the ability to lead customer projects and engagements. This role will help drive the delivery of a variety of projects for customers, including new development and the modernization of existing cloud infrastructure and applications. You will be part of a team designing, automating, and deploying services on behalf of our customers. We have deep experience applying DevOps techniques in virtually every industry. Every week is different and the problems you will be challenged to solve are constantly evolving. We know and understand DevOps. We help build and create automation that enables our customers to save time and other resources. If you like a challenge, you’ll love it here, because we’re solving complex business problems every day, building and promoting great technology solutions that impact our customers’ success. The best part is, we’re committed to you and your growth, both professionally and personally. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with customer to align business goals to technology solutions in a variety of projects
  • Designing well-architected, documented, and tested software and infrastructure solutions that meet customer requirements
  • Architecting microservice platforms using automated deployment for customers
  • Writing infrastructure as code (CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform)
  • Serving as a technical mentor to other team members
  • Serving as escalation for environment troubleshooting
  • Identifying and addressing bugs, deficiencies, and performance bottlenecks
  • Participating in an agile delivery team, helping to ensure the technical quality of the features delivered across the team, including documentation, testing strategies, and code review
  • Leading and presenting technology discussions to client
  • Helping to determine technical feasibility of solutions for business requirements
  • Meeting customer SLAs and managing communication in case of issues
  • Configuring and maintaining backup, monitoring, and alerting systems for multiple clients
  • Developing advanced Linux/RHEL deployment and management automation (Bash/Python/Ansible)
  • Remaining up-to-date on emerging technologies and architecture and propose ways to use them in current and upcoming projects

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience leading technical projects including designing solutions based on business and technical requirements through implementation
  • Able to comfortably design, architect, and oversee implementation of technical solutions and projects
  • Highly proficient in networking and security
  • Advanced expertise of common AWS services (EC2, IAM, RDS, S3, VPC, CloudWatch CloudFormation etc.)
  • Advanced expertise of common cloud services (Databases, Containers, Compute, Storage, Serverless etc.)
  • Service architecture and advanced container experience in Docker and container orchestration using Kubernetes/EKS
  • Experience with implementing and managing monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and fluentd
  • Experience with CI/CD and code management tools (ArgoCD, Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild)
  • Experience with GitOps in the context of EKS deployments using CI/CD
  • Experience with distributed version control systems (GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab)
  • Extensive experience with CloudFormation and or CDK
  • In-depth knowledgeable of configuration management with Ansible
  • Experience leading and mentoring engineers
  • Experience in performance management of database engines (MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres, DynamoDB, MongoDB, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with any of the following Python, Go
  • 2 to 3 industry recognized certifications (AWS, Kubernetes, RedHat, etc)

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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