Solution Architect, Specialty Domain (Openstack / Kubernetes / Anthos) – MX - Professional Services

Mexico - Mexico City

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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The OpenStack Solutions Architect is the front-line expert at working with Rackspace’s customers, sales teams, solutions engineers, and product development/management groups. The candidate that will fit best into a OpenStack Solutions Architect role will have extensive experience in design and development of business applications and OpenStack solutions. The Solutions Architect will design futuristic solutions with currently available technology and take responsibility for the quality of the solution. The OpenStack Solutions Architect will work with Rackspace’s sales teams to understand the customers’ business and technical service level objectives and then design solutions that leverage existing supported OpenStack technologies. Where existing solutions do not exist, the Solutions Architect will work with product management and product engineering to help implement new standards and new processes that allows Rackspace to solve for the customer’s needs.
English proficiency is required. Please submit resume/CV in English.
DNA of a successful Solutions Architect:The OpenStack Solutions Architect role is a specialized technical knowledge role that can quickly learn new concepts.   The ideal candidate for an OpenStack Solutions Architect Role is an industry contributor that has previously worked in with OpenStack as an architect or implementation engineer (or similar) role and will meet the following requirements:
- Maintain a strong knowledge of the core OpenStack projects and the Rackspace services that support the OpenStack platform. - Have experience with sizing, optimizing, and deploying the hardware required to run the various OpenStack services of Nova, Swift, Cinder, - Neutron, Keystone, Glance, Heat, and other core services.- Have experience with Kubernetes architecture and configuration best practices and guidelines.- Have a strong understanding of the DevOps concepts for CI/CD, configuration management, orchestration, etc.- Bring strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills with the ability to independently create solutions and work with others on a team.- Have familiarity with programming and architectural frameworks.- Have strong written and oral communication skills and be adept in time management and organizational skills.- Ability to prioritize customer opportunities, training, and initiatives through highly effective time management.  Excellent problem solving, analytical, presentation, and whiteboarding skills. - Experience with Python Programming, Kubernetes, and OpenShift are ideal.

Experience / Education

  • English proficiency is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business. Experience may substitute for the degree requirement at a rate of 3 years’ experience for 1 year of education.  High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 4+ years of solutions engineering experience or experience working as a solutions architect working with cloud technologies such as AWS, Openstack, Azure, Google, etc.
  • Sales training & advanced technical training across multiple technologies within a single domain (Cloud, Security, DevOps, etc.). 
  • At least One of the following industry certifications is required: COA, RHCSA, RHCE, MCSA, CCNA, CKA, or CKAD.  Rackspace will assist with obtaining and maintaining the certification.
  • IT Industry experience or exposure to technologies and applications such as Docker, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, configuration management, kafka or kinesis, Zookeeper, WordPress, Magento, and Hybris are a plus.
  • Hands on with Devops Tools such as ansible, chef, Jenkins, octopus, Git, Bamboo, JuJu, and others are a plus.

Certifications List (Nice to have)

  • At least ONE industry certifications required: Linux+, RHCSA, RHCE, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, CCNA, OpenStack, Cloud Savvy.
  • At least ONE top tier technical certifications in a highly desired: i.e. CISSP, ITIL MALC, etc. Additional Business focused and Rackspace product certifications highly desired.

Travel Requirements

  • 25% - 50%
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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.
Job tags: Ansible AWS Azure CD Chef CI Docker Git Jenkins Kafka Kubernetes Linux OpenStack Python
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