Open Position

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Infrastructure Openstack Automation Engineer

Puebla, Mexico

Will be responsible for supporting the business and customers alike. This means leveraging software development and scripted solutions to automate the many tasks required to enable and manage our offerings. The river is wide, but the experience and satisfaction are deep.

General Accountabilities

  • Openstack development and existing product enhancement projects focused on OpenStack (IBM Power Systems) based multi-tenant, dedicated private, public cloud, and multi-site solutions.

  • REST API familiarity.

  • Coordinating architecture and dependencies with other teams in a broad technical context, and demonstrating an understanding of the consequences of technological choices within a multi-tenant environment.

  • Serving as an internal technical point of contact providing valuable, timely, and accurate technical leadership by sharing knowledge and best practices associated with Linux and OpenStack, but not limited to OS, virtualization, middleware, storage, network, messaging, automation and orchestration.

  • Experience developing automated solutions to deploy infrastructure or applications (Python, Ruby, Node.js, C/C++, JSON or YAML) *

    Both Python and GoLang are highly desirable.

  • Understanding and experience with monitoring systems such as Zabbix and Halcyon.

  • Interaction with alerting tools such as PagerDuty.

  • Develop, test, and maintain scripted solutions as required: Python, PowerShell, Bash, and GoLang.

  • Use modern development tools and environments (GIT, etc.)

  • Implement and practice common DevOps solutions: deploy and schedule with CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab CI, or relevant other).

    Infrastructure management and manipulation of geographically dispersed data center environments.

Job Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

  • ITSM certification preferred, ITSM foundation training required.

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience designing, building, and maintaining large-scale OpenStack based private cloud environments.

  • Strong understanding of OpenStack projects to include Nova, Glance, Keystone, Cinder, Neutron, Nova-Network, Swift, and Horizon – Nova-Link and/or IBM PowerVC experience highly-desired.

  • Strong UNIX/Linux background – AIX experience a plus.

  • Understanding of diverse virtualization platforms such as, but not limited to RedHat Virtualization, KVM (and variants), Nutanix Acropolis, ESXi, IBM PowerVM a plus.

  • Strong understanding Object, Files Services, Block storage solutions.

  • Experience with message queuing systems and relational database management systems experience, especially, but not limited to MySQL, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ.

  • Experience with configuration management solutions such as Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, Ansible, etc.

  • Experience in installing, configuring, and administration of Linux based systems (e.g., RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu).

  • Strong understanding and experience leveraging RESTful APIs and managing infrastructure as code.

  • Historical experience with a public cloud provider is desired. 

Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is required.

  • Excellent meeting facilitation skills, including teleconference and web conference.

  • Excellent skills in math to calculate currency exchanges and summary data.

  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills, proven ability to manage by influence.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite.

  • Participate in a rotating 24/7 on-call schedule responding to critical issues.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Savings Fund, Vacations Bonus, Christmas Bonus, Grocery Bonus, Annual Bonus.

PTOs

Vacation, Sick Days, Holiday, and Paid Leaves.

Save on commute

Paid office parking.

Discount Programs

Medical related discounts.

Prime location

In the heart of Puebla, with views of Popocatepetl volcano, restaurants and amenities close by.

Sponsored Events

Team social events and Christmas Dinner.

Sport Activity

Join your colleagues in various sport activities in the area.

Eat & Drink

Enjoy a kitchen stocked with drinks, coffee, and snacks free of charge.