Senior DevOps Engineer – Openstack

Canada - US Contract Remote

Job Description

Looking for a DevOps Engineer, the client is a well-known worldwide ERP leader + 100 000 employees

Location: Remote from North America only

WORK EXPERIENCE: 10 years of experience in cloud infrastructure

Language: English

Type: Contract 12 months

The Converged Cloud team is responsible for building and operating the IAAS platform on par with Hyperscalers

Run a highly scalable and secure IAAS platform and provide automation services to all lines of business, we leverage technologies from VMware, OpenStack, and required management tools/processes on top.

  • Understand the architecture of Converged Cloud platform (OpenStack, Ansible Automation, VMware, EMC, Arista, Cisco, etc.) and deliver 3rd Level expert cloud operations support.
  • vSphere Support operations of complete IaaS Service on a global scale, take care of daily operations
  • Work as part of an agile DevOps team and drive assigned topics from an operations point of view.
  • Design Compute infrastructure-related changes, collect customer requirements, group and prioritize them, and collaborate with the cloud platform development and architecture team
  • 5-7 years in managing cloud infrastructure environments from an end-to-end perspective, covering compute, network and storage up to hypervisor and cloud platform level
  • Lead continuous improvement & enhancements for the cloud platform and the operations
  • Ability to lead other team members into the desired solutions
  • Fluent in Change, Incident, Problem and Escalation management
 Technical Skills
  • In-depth technical expertise with regards to virtual infrastructure including VMware vSphere/Cisco/EMC/Arista and other virtualization products
  • Knowledge of OpenStack
  • Expert knowledge in virtualization, especially vSphere management, including Linux know-how
  • Automation Know-How and programming skills – Python and Ansible
  • Automating cloud infrastructure tasks is a key enabler for the team
  • Experience working in large-scale datacenter/cloud/network environments
  • Bachelor’s in engineering, Computer Science or related area.
Soft Skills
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a distributed organization of highly motivated and qualified individuals
  • Drive for and focus on results and execution
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills at all levels, including written and verbal
  • Good Team player
Preferred skills
  • Experience regarding DevOps and the agile development methodologies
  • General knowledge about various solutions like HANA, ERP and/or BW