Kubernetes/DevOps Google Cloud Practice Engineer

Colombia - RemoteColombiaHuilaSouth AmericaMay 16, 2024

As part of our commitment to our customers, we are dedicated to helping enable creative, automation-based solutions for all sizes of businesses and require an experienced Cloud Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience with Google Cloud design and implementation. You will be working in a dynamic environment and encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to technical problems, analyze and prioritize problems, putting users at the heart of every decision. You will ideally have proven experience in multiple GCP deployments. Your engagements will see you working directly with customers and prospects. You will have confidence in knowing your skills (and limitations), you are calm and collected under pressure and always available to mentor the less experienced. Your colleagues see you as a good team player who is keen to share knowledge as well as to listen and learn from others.

Key Responsibilities

    • Own and complete key tasks and deliverables, and collaborate with others to define and implement optimal, complete solutions based on stake holder’s needs. 
    • Deliver solutions that solve for new levels of complexity, scale, and performance, and in turn, enable breakthrough innovations. Create and apply frameworks, methods, best practices, and artifacts that deliver prescriptive guidance to customers, and publish and present the min large forums and across various media platforms. 
    • Technical depth and hands-on implementation experience of various practices and tools in the DevOps toolchain. 
    • Comfortable rolling up their sleeves to design and code modules for infrastructure, application, and processes. 
    • Design, Build and maintain cloud-based application that uses Google Kubernetes Engine


    • Security in GCP
    • Networking in GCP
    • GKE and overall compute in GCP, including GCE
    • GCP Storage - Spanner, CloudSQL, MemoryStore, GCS, etc.
    • Automation and operations in GCP
    • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering. or a related field. 
    • 4+years of experience as a technical specialist. 
    • 3+years of hands-on experience of programming in languages with the following Python, Java, and GO.  
    • Subject Matter Expert level practical Linux administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment. 
    • Expert level familiarity with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure. 
    • Expert Knowledge of the primary Google services (compute engine, load balancing, Cloud Storage) 
    • Experience with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure. 
    • Expert level knowledge and Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code utilizing Terraform.  
    • ·Experience developing cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, Cloud Build (Google) and/or GitLab. 
    • Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture utilizing containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology. 
    • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments. 
    • Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices.
    • In depth understanding of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalls. 
    • Willingness to travel to customer locations as needed. 
    • Experience with multi-cloud architecture and deployment.
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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.

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