Cloud Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 08-20-2017
This position requires hands-on engineering expertise to assist with designing a cloud hosting environment.  Responsibilities include the design, creation, configuration, and delivery of cloud infrastructure environments leveraging our Openstack and RHEL architecture to deliver customers’ IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions in a secure-focused environment.  It requires engineering skills to dig deep into the Openstack architecture and influence the reliability and supportability aspects.  The position will require working independently as well as lead teams in the engineering, product development, test and deployment on everything from architecture to developing strategic and tactical solutions. 
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Evaluate on-premise cloud hosting requirements, including multitenancy, scale, high availability, disaster recovery, growth, and automation
  • Provide recommendations for network design and connectivity to support Red Hat Open Stack (RHOSP) deployments
  • Provide recommendations for Ceph configuration and deployment
  • Provide recommendations for CloudForms configuration and deployment
  • Provide recommendations for RHOSP data and control plane segmentation to provide required performance, redundancy, and availability of service
  • Provide recommendations for Ansible configuration and deployment
  • Setup and enable monitoring tools to track system capacity
 
Requirements
 
  • 3+ years OpenStack with experience with Public Cloud (e.g. AWS) a plus
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Mirantis OpenStack Certification is a plus. 
  • 5+ years Network expertise - linux kernel network features, BGP, routing, web APIs
  • 3+ years Linux hypervisor (ideally, KVM and RHEV) expertise
  • 3+ years of experience configuring, deploying and operating cloud solutions with preference for OpenStack and Ceph with both block and s3 configurations
  • Experience in container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, and PaaS products such as OpenShift
  • 3+ years of Scripting, ideally Python and Ruby and experience with Cloudforms
  • U.S. Citizen and can hold a government security clearance


What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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