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Published on September 23
Westlake, TX, US
San Diego, CA, US

Primary responsibility is to create cloud automation methods/scripts for instantiation and maintenance of Linux based Telecom applications in an OpenStack environment. Depending on agreed to plan, individual will provide work products that may include designs, executed acceptance tests and documentation/scripts/procedures to internal Engineering and Operations teams. Individual must be experienced in working with vendors and internal customers alike. 

Performs complex analysis, acquisition, installation, maintenance, and upgrade of cloud based platforms, tenant OSs, and software utilities. Maintains software such as compilers, link editors, assemblers, utilities, scripts, macros, and subroutines; Responsibilities will include software and hardware installation, data backup/recovery, security administration and performance applications and network infrastructure, ensuring seamless integration with applications; BS in Computer Science or Engineering; 10+ years experience administering and supporting enterprise systems, including directory services and security management; Proficiency with relational database management systems, RAID and disk/tape storage; Knowledge and experience with backup systems. Currency with network technologies including IPv4 and IPv6, DHCP, DNS and certificates; Experience with administering HP Blade Server Hardware. OpenStack automation experience is a must. 

Primary Skill Requirement 

Openstack Automation 


Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

Email [email protected] with your resume attached or apply at

Published on September 22
Onyx CCS

OnX OnDemand is searching for an OpenStack Developer that can sit in either Dallas, TX or San Diego ,CA.


Primary responsibility is to create cloud automation methods/scripts for instantiation and maintenance of Linux based applications in an OpenStack environment. Depending on agreed to plan, individual will provide work products that may include designs, executed acceptance tests and documentation/scripts/procedures to internal Engineering and Operations teams. Individual must be experienced in working with vendors and internal customers alike.

Performs complex analysis, acquisition, installation, maintenance, and upgrade of cloud based platforms, tenant OSs, and software utilities. Maintains software such as compilers, link editors, assemblers, utilities, scripts, macros, and subroutines;

Responsibilities will include software and hardware installation, data backup/recovery, security administration and performance applications and network infrastructure, ensuring seamless integration with applications;

BS in Computer Science or Engineering;

10+ years experience administering and supporting enterprise systems, including directory services and security management; Proficiency with relational database management systems, RAID and disk/tape storage; Knowledge and experience with backup systems. Currency with network technologies including IPv4 and IPv6, DHCP, DNS and certificates; Experience with administering HP Blade Server Hardware.

OpenStack automation experience is a must.

send email resume to [email protected]

Published on September 19
San Jose, CA, US


LeEco is delivering the next generation of consumer-centric products and services through relentless innovation. With LeEco's open and vertically integrated approach, our mission is to open new horizons for our customers by offering the highest-quality products to the widest audience possible via the most accessible price. LeEco's goal is to create more opportunity for customers and partners alike.



- Lead development of internal IaaS project, installation, migration, updates and integration of platform services and modules

- Analyze and improve IaaS architecture

- Add new and innovative cutting-edge features to the cloud infrastructure platform, as per the needs of the team and our business goals

- Customize the OpenStack modules

- Contribute to technical training and documentation, for internal use and for clients.



- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, equivalent

- 4+ years of experience on internet industry, with 3+ years - experience with OpenStack

- Strong Python skills

- Strong C/C++ development skills

- Excellent knowledge of the cloud computing domain, including current market leaders and technologies.

- Background in developing distributed systems and reliable, fault-tolerant software.

- Solid software development experience (Java, Python, PHP, FastCGI) using agile methodologies.

- Very good Knowledge of Linux operating systems (Red Hat/CentOS, Debian/Ubuntu)

- Familiarity with virtualization technology

- Experience with configuration managers (Puppet, Chef, SaltStack)

- Experience with large-scale, high availability server architectures

If you are interested in this job position, please send your CV to email - albertzhang #at#

Published on September 12
Bristol, GB

Cray has an opening for a motivated and skilled Software Engineer to join its OpenStack Systems Management Team.

We are currently designing our next generation of supercomputers which will power research into climate change, life sciences, renewable energy and other critical areas. We’re also bringing our supercomputer and very large cluster expertise to bear on the most important analytics, machine learning and deep learning problems.

You will help create a new OpenStack-based system management infrastructure to be used across of our product lines, making them easier to use, more efficient and more reliable.

Our growing Bristol team is the centre of OpenStack engineering at Cray, carrying out pioneering work that advances modules such as Ironic, Neutron, Nova, Kolla, Heat, Cinder, Swift, Fuel and Glance, and which we contribute back to the open source community.

Example projects

Developing HPC provisioning solutions, deploying bare metal, storage and superfast networks at scale on existing and new Cray products
Dockerizing Openstack and installing it on multiple management nodes to provide scale and HA
Extending Ironic to support managing multiple product sets from a shared management plane

Skills and experience required

In depth knowledge of Linux/Unix systems, with a proficiency in Python
Track record of building reliable, fault tolerant software for large scale distributed systems
Strong experience deploying, using, supporting and/or contributing to OpenStack
Familiarity with related cloud technologies such as containerization, virtualization, software defined networks and storage etc.
Commitment to sound agile principles and continuous delivery practices and tools
Ability to work well in a cooperative development environment, both within and across teams

Our current technology mix

Python | Eventlet | Ansible | REST | OpenStack | Docker | RabbitMQ | MariaDB | Linux | Buildbot | Jenkins | and more...

Salary and benefits

£50,000 – £65,000+ negotiable
Discretionary relocation assistance available

About us

We are located in the heart of Bristol, adjacent to the Watershed and Arnolfini, and a short walk/cycle from Temple Meads station, with underground cycle parking and showers. Bristol is a growing cloud engineering hub and offers a high quality of life. With Cray’s relaxed work environment and amazing benefits, take the initiative to join an International company of dedicated innovators. Your next opportunity is now at Cray

Located: central Bristol, UK

Even if your resume isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more:

+44(0)117 318 2447 | [email protected] | @we_are_techfolk

To apply, please share your resume via:

Published on September 01
Red Hat, Inc.
Boston, Massachussets, US

The Red Hat Sales team is seeking an Openstack Specialist Solutions Architect with a combination of pre-sales architecture experience and technical skills to join us. In this role, you will work closely with account and specialist sales representatives to achieve sales and revenue goals, evaluate technical requirements of new sales opportunities, and develop technical solutions that meet the needs of prospective customers. You'll guide hands-on workshops, deep-dive product demonstrations, and deliver limited scope proofs of concepts. As a Cloud Specialist Solutions Architect, you will also work with Red Hat’s leading-edge cloud products, including Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat CloudForms, OpenShift by Red Hat, and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV).


Required skills

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux or other UNIX operating systems in the areas of system administration, integration, or development
  • 2+ years of experience as a sales engineer or equivalent supporting enterprise accounts, or 3+ years of experience in operations roles like system architect or senior system engineer
  • 2+ years of experience working with virtualization infrastructure (e.g. vSphere, Xen, KVM, Docker, PowerVM, Hyper-V); VMware Certified Professional certification is a plus
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure is a plus
  • Understanding of core networking topology and devices like switches, routers, firewalls, and load-balancers
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform (IceHouse or later) experience is preferred
  • Good understanding of cloud computing concepts and experience designing, deploying, and operating virtualization infrastructure hardware and software
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Skills in basic programming fundamentals, as well as experience in Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, Git, Bash, or Powershell
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable giving presentations and speaking in front of an audience

Please send your most recent resume to [email protected]

Published on August 31
San Jose, CA, US
Top Three Skills: 1. Experience continuous integration and continuous delivery, including using tools such as Jenkins (required), Zulu, Git, and Gerrit
2. Scripting experience with Python or Go to automate infrastructure deployments as well as configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, CFengine)
3. Experience with Linux administration and general OpenStack knowledge 
Job Description:   The PayPal Cloud Reliability Engineering team is looking for a CI/CD Engineer to help us improve the availability and reliability of our very large OpenStack Cloud. In this role, you'll immediately join a dedicated team of seasoned Engineers and have a broad range of Cloud-centric areas to work in, including compute, network, storage, and operations. This is an opportunity to collaborate with a talented team of engineers spread across multiple sites, helping make our private Cloud world-class. Bring prior experience with Cloud technology and be eager to start contributing on day one.

• Work as a Cloud Engineer on the cutting edge in-house private OpenStack cloud (C3/Connected Commerce Cloud) at PayPal
• Work proactively to discover actions/tasks that can be automated
• Assist with CI/CD efforts to increase reliability and availability
• Help with documentation efforts to improve C3 usability

-All projects are OpenStack related
-PayPal production applications will sit on top of the OpenStack/Cloud architecture

Job Requirements

• Expertise in Linux Administration
• Experience with automation/configuration management using tools like Ansible, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent.
• Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with Openstack is highly desirable).
• Ability to setup OpenStack datacenters/clouds.
• A working understanding of code and script (Python, Ruby)
• A working knowledge of Openstack internals, code, and upstream process. components like Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Glance, and Keystone
• Experience with CI/CD systems like Git, Gerrit, Zulu and Jenkins.
• Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

Minimum Qualifications

• BS/MS in computer science or related field is preferred.
• Familiar with Agile methodologies
• Ability to work with and influence software development teams
• Solid experience with Openstack,
• Solid Linux experience (eg: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS).
• Experience with scripting languages (eg: BASH, Perl, Ruby) and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef, cfengine)
• Understanding of protocols/technologies like HTTP, SSL, LDAP, JDBC, Servlet/JSP, SQL, HTML, XML. 

Published on August 31
Berlin, DE


My client is currently looking for a number of Systems operators to join their team in the heart of Berlin

The client has recently finished building a high-availability platform of OpenStack components. Now my client is looking to expand it administration and operations team by 5 consultants. to assist in providing a highly automated solution in their data center. The work closely with internal customers first and face the daily challenges of OpenStack tools landscape.

Your role and responsibility: 

Administration of UNIX / Linux server systems, the cloud
Controllers and their components
Automation of all processes on the platform
Last-level support, consulting and architectural work both for internal and external cloud clients

My client is looking for a variety of experience as it builds up its operation team:

You should have good knowledge and professional experience with UNIX systems
Ideally some experience with scripting, ideally with Python and shell scripts
Experience with Config management systems, for example, with Salt Stack or ansible
We use OpenStack. Knowledge and experience with OpenStack, or its basic technologies such as RabbitMQ, MySQL, kvm, Open vSwitch, Python, etc., would be ideal but not mandatory.
Ideally, several years of experience in troubleshooting in complex high-availability environments
Fluent English spoken and written (no German required, should have a willingness to learn)
An analytical mind, solution-oriented, responsible and traceable operation.

Location:Berlin one Europe's best cities to live and work

Package: Client will pay dependent on experience, have a yearly bonus scheme (not guaranteed) but has paid out for the last 15 years!, Access to heavily subsidized public transportation, free usage of products, 2 weeks of free tutoring in the school summer holidays, accident insurance, reduced gym membership, very flexible working structure apart from when you are on-call! :)

If you are interested in joining this vibrant company in one of Europe's best cities for work/life balance then please send me your CV so I can review.

In addition if you are not interested but know of any friends/colleagues that would be please feel free to forward my details.

Kind regards,

Rohit Tailor

Please send me your CV in word format so I can review [email protected]

E:[email protected]

T: 00 44 (0)20 7993 6800


Skype: elbrus.point1

“Take The Wait… Out of Want”

Please send me your CV to [email protected] for an immediate call back.

You should hold the relevant permisisions to work freely in Berlin.


Published on August 30
Catalyst IT
Wellington, Wellington, NZ

Catalyst is seeking an OpenStack Operations Engineer to join our Cloud team. We need someone to help build and operate the growing Catalyst Cloud. You will be part of a talented technical team and be given opportunities to cultivate your skills and grow your technical and business acumen.

The ideal candidate will be keen to learn a lot about cloud computing and have a passion for building robust and scalable solutions using open source software.

What you will be doing:

  • Helping build and develop our cloud platform and service offerings

  • Deploying and managing robust and scalable OpenStack based clouds

  • Working with the upstream OpenStack community to fix bugs and add features

  • Building and installing physical servers and network equipment

  • Administering Linux servers from command line

  • Learning to build and operate OpenStack Clouds

Skills and experience we are looking for:

  • Experience with Linux and the Command Line Interface

  • Must be detail oriented and accurate

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks

What’s in it for you?

There is a huge amount of learning opportunities in this role and plenty of room for growth. You will be working alongside easy-going, knowledgeable individuals who are committed to the open source community. We have a friendly team culture and on Friday afternoons we like to socialise with a beverage and nibbles.


Published on August 25
Montreal, Quebec, CA

Do you want to join a passionate and winning team? Join us and contribute to our success! Ormuco is a fast growing player in the cloud market.


Ormuco provides telecommunication and cloud services to businesses across North America and Europe. Ormuco, an HP Helion Network Charter Member, offers a range of solutions and services designed to streamline day-to-day business operations and reduce associated IT costs.

We believe in results, not excuses. We have developed the special skills, technology, training, management and metrics required to surpass expected solutions.


We are seeking an experienced, hands-on Linux Systems Administration Director with extensive experience designing, deploying, and administering high-availability systems that support PaaS and SaaS applications with 24x7 high uptime requirements.


The ideal candidate will have significant experience and major accomplishments managing high-caliber teams of Linux Systems Administrators and a great track record of designing, deploying, maintaining, and continuously improving uptime, availability, performance, efficiency, and automation in critical production and non-production environments supported by thousands of Linux servers.


Main responsibilities:


·         Manage a team of Linux Systems Administrators whose primary duties include:

o    Day-to-day systems management and provisioning

o    Front-line handling of product, system, and application alerts

o    Troubleshooting

o    Capacity planning

o    Documentation of Standard Operating Procedures

o    Developing tools to automate manual procedures and increase efficiency

o    Buildout of systems and platforms to support scaling of existing environments, new applications, and initiatives, leveraging existing and new automation frameworks (e.g. Puppet, Foreman, etc.)

o    Continuous improvement and optimization of monitoring and analytics systems

o    Performance optimization

·         Lead team and cross-team meetings

·         Manage assignments for on-call and frontline duties

·         Ensure that critical events and incidents are resolved in a timely manner and perform root cause analysis to prevent the incidents from happening again

·         Ensure adherence to production change control policies, identifying opportunities for process improvement and overall efficiency

·         Cross-train team members to prevent knowledge and expertise gaps and single points-of-failure

·         Work closely with Engineering teams to ensure that infrastructure required to support new product rollouts and capacity expansions are ready well in-advance of need

·         Work closely with Customer Support teams to address escalation of customer issues in a timely fashion

Required skills, knowledge, and experience:


·         4+ years’ management experience, with demonstrated successes in managing top talent

·         5+ years’ experience operating PaaS, SaaS, or Web site environments that have 100% uptime requirements

·         Experience administering Linux Systems and Openstack

·         Experience with Cloud environments and OpenStack

·         Good understanding of network protocols and tools

·         Expert-level scripting skills in bash, python, or equivalent

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills




·         Knowledge and experience with Network Appliance Storage

·         Knowledge and experience with CDNs

·         Knowledge and experience with load balancers

·         Knowledge and experience with HP blade and rackmount server management tools

·         Knowledge and experience with virtualization products and technologies


Required Education and Certifications:


·         BS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline



Bring your experience, problem-solving skills, and passion to Ormuco for a rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. If you have what it takes to join us in this fast paced world, we want to meet with you!


Please send us your cv at the following email address : [email protected]


We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits packages.


Please note that while Ormuco reviews all applications, only candidates meeting minimum requirements will be contacted.



Published on August 25
Frankfurt, Hessen, DE

We are looking for you!

Our young, motivated and dynamical Team is looking for additional staff, especially an OpenStack Infrastructure Engineer. If you like to work in an agile environment, interrested in "bleeding edge" technology, 9to5 not your definite working time is, then you're the right person for iNNOVO CLOUD.

We are looking for an OpenStack Engineer, at all skill level ? Our team needs extension due to the given workload.


Please check the verfified german jobdescription:

please use the email address:

Published on August 23
We're an industry leading technology company, just as much as we're a telecommunications company. Behind the scenes, Vodafone is teeming with great people who keep our network and information systems in shape, so that we can deliver the reliability and innovation our customers expect. Working for Vodafone is a chance to do exceptional work on challenging projects that will require you to think outside the box and provide new solutions. 
Ranked in the top 5 best companies in Ireland,  working at Vodafone has heaps of benefits;  everything from a day off on your birthday, to health and life insurance, an annual bonus, pension, superannuation, a comprehensive health and well-being programme. In fact Vodafone Ireland is renowned for its state of the art wellbeing centre with a gym, personal trainers, wellbeing specialists including onsite physiotherapist, reflexologist, beautician, barber and nutritionist. We also offer fantastic training and development opportunities, not to mention the amazing culture and work environment!
As part of the IT Transformation Technology team our Architecture roles will provide an opportunity for you to progress your career not only in Ireland but right now in Europe. Across the Vodafone estate, our Architectures will be highly visible, influencing and integrating leading technology and driving the future of testing for our company.

Apply using this link:

Published on August 19
Solinea Inc.

Position: OpenStack Technical Trainer

Solinea is seeking a technical trainer to join our rapidly growing training practice. The person in this role will have the opportunity to shape a small, fast growing training practice, stay on the cutting edge of Open Infrastructure trends, and work with a team of talented OpenStack Architects and Consultants.

Solinea's provides consulting, training, and software to assists customers in the adoption of Open Infrastructure. As part of this mission, we provide instructor led training to our customers throughout the world.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Train and mentor Solinea customers worldwide
  • Deliver Solinea courses onsite and virtually
  • Design, develop, and maintain training curricula and supporting documents
  • Assist in the scoping and design of custom training

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Cloud computing - experience architecting, implementing, or administering public or private clouds (OpenStack a +++)
  • Exemplary presentation, technical writing, and communication skills
  • Training delivery and content creation
  • Energetic self-starter that thrives in a startup environment
  • Ability to travel (up to 75% may be required on rare occasion; 25% - 40% average - virtual live delivery offerrings under development) 

This person will have complete responsibility for the classroom experience and learning outcomes for assigned training.

Solinea offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, 401k plan)
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Personalized workstation
  • Telecommuting and flextime options, depending on location and department

Solinea is based in the SF Bay Area (with offices near AT&T Park in South Park) but has employees distributed around the world. We welcome candidates interested in working remotely from any US location as long as you are able to travel to client locations.

Published on August 17
Poznan, PL

Mirantis  is the leading global provider of Software and Services for OpenStack ™, a  massively scalable and feature-rich Open Source Cloud Operating System. OpenStack is used by hundreds of companies, including AT&T, Cisco, HP, NASA, Dell, PayPal and many more. 

What Linux was to open source and operating systems,  OpenStack  is to cloud computing. It makes programmable infrastructure vendor-neutral and frictionless to access, not to mention it unlocks distributed applications and accelerates innovation. OpenStack transforms virtualization from an efficiency to a whole new compute paradigm. 

We are looking for talented  OpenStack deployment engineer , who is willing to work on intersection of IT and software engineering, be passioned about open-source and be able to design and deploy cloud infrastructure build on top of open-source components.


  • Plan and deploy OpenStack cloud solutions for our customers;
    Extend functionality for OpenStack cloud solutions;
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer to the customers during deployment projects; 
  • Work with geographically distributed international teams on technical challenges and process improvements; 
  • Contribute to Mirantis’ deployment knowledge base; 
  • Continuously improve tooling and technologies set. 

Your profile:

  • At least 3 years of practical administration experience in Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu) as a server platform. Required experience with Linux operation system itself as well as with production level software and hardware. Practical experience of organization of highly available clusters is also required; 
  • At least 3 years of practical administration experience in networks. Clear understanding of modern and currently used network protocols and processes running on each of network layers; 
  • At least 2 years of practical experience in Puppet (IT automation tool) for medium and large environments with practical experience of Puppet manifests creation; 
  • At least 2 years of practical administration experience of virtualized environments based on KVM; 
  • At least 3 years of practical experience in conventional Linux administrators script language Bash-script; 
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot code written in Python and Ruby 
  • English language on an intermediate level; 
  • Ability and willingness to travel abroad for 3-6 months

Will be a plus:

  • Team management experience;
  • Practical experience of Python programming;
  • Knowledge and experience of SDN;
  • Knowledge of XEN;
  • Knowledge of OpenStack is a big plus;
  • Knowledge of Ruby-scripting is a plus.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary (after interview);
  • Career and professional growth;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Benefit program;
  • Flexible schedule.

Apply online now by sending us your application and visit our career page:

Published on August 16
United States Army Cyber School
Augusta, GA, US

Position is for an OpenStack Engineer.  Applicant will be working with OpenStack, OpenContrail, SaltStack, and Ceph.  Applicant will be responsible for management of day-to-day operations in conjunction with a team of uniformed personnel as well as contractors.


Please understand that while the post says the position is for a generic 'IT Specialist', the position is absolutely targeted towards the management of a 1000+ core OpenStack deployment.


If you have never applied for a GS (Federal) Job before or have some additional questions about the position, please contact the provided e-mail on the posting for some additional guidance.


Published on August 12
UNIQA Recruitment Services

Company is in a unique position to drive the serverless future. Company’s cloud-based job processing platform is able to deliver and process hundreds of millions of messages and tasks every day. Its asynchronous workload processing can operate in public and private clouds, on-premises, or hybrid environments and is currently leveraged by some of the world’s most exciting companies such as Turner, Twitter, HotelTonight, Untappd and Google.

We’re looking for a hard charging Senior OpenStack Platform Engineer to propel our integration efforts. You will bring your deep knowledge of OpenStack, identify the best path for integration, and utilize your cunning skills to find workarounds for challenging obstacles. You will be a prodigious code contributor, making frequent accomplishments in our quest to enable innovation with Company services on OpenStack. You will implement best practices to scale our efforts, promote quality, and ensure our customers are delighted.


Implement Company services on OpenStack
Think creatively to drive innovation as we expand our services and feature sets
Participate in design discussions with the Open Source Cloud Architect, CTO, and other developers
Follow best practices in the open source community and deliver high quality components that are accepted and praised by open source developers
Implement high quality code and uphold the architectural integrity and quality of our codebase
Mentor internal developers with code pairing sessions
Perform detailed code reviews to add value to your fellow developers’ work
Provide technical guidance to team members who will benefit the most
Collaborate with external open source developers and open source communities
Enable proof-of-concepts and demos in support of our business objectives
Contribute to our technical content creation efforts by writing blog posts, speaking at meetups and the like


Deep experience with OpenStack
Strong Golang coding skills
Track record of quality open source contributions
Experience with open source development techniques
Experience with innovative cloud technologies
Familiarity with the Container Ecosystem and especially Docker
Excellent software development skills
Productive in a high energy, fast paced environment
Know how to design and optimize scalable, robust services that will run at scale
Are inspired by working in a highly collaborative team of top notch engineers
5+ years experience developing large scale applications
2+ years of experience developing cloud applications, including working with OpenStack
BS/MS CS or equivalent experience

Please contact me via [email protected]

Published on August 12
Insight Global
St. Louis, Missouri, US




Title:  OpenStack Developer


Location:   St. Louis, Missouri


Requirements: Duration:  6-12 month contract, with high possibility of conversion





-Extensive experience with development in an OpenStack environment


 -Strong background and belief in Agile/Scrum environment, understanding of concepts like continuous integration, TDD, extreme programming


-Sophisticated python skills


-Strong configuration management experience (preferably with Puppet)






-Experience with the following specific technologies: Ansible, Jenkins, Git repositories, Apollo, Puppet, Tempest


-Experience with OpenContrail


-Leader/contributor in Stackalytics






Insight Global is looking for an OpenStack Developer to join the team of 12 developers for one of our largest telecom clients.  This team is building out an integrated cloud solution and is on the cutting edge of technological advancement.  The Scrum team does 2 week sprints and sits on site in St. Louis in a collaborative environment.  This person will need to hit the ground running and be a key contributor day 1.  This person should be a highly experienced OpenStack developer, passionate about technology and, ideally, a contributor to Stackalytics. 

Published on August 10
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA, US

Job Title: Sr. Software Engineer


The Business Entity 
For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We live in a world of many Clouds. Cisco's cloud strategy articulates the cutting edge solutions that combine computing, storage, and networking resources within the data center while connecting these together into different type of clouds. 

Now, we're entering the phase of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) - an era where customers are demanding the virtualization of entire classes of network functions into building blocks that may be connected, or chained, together to create services. 

NFV is a network architecture concept,that is driving one of the biggest market transitions for Cisco and our customers. It's where everything is converged on the Cloud, making provisioning of services more relevant and valuable than before. 
If you are a developer whose passion lies in utilizing the latest software technologies in a DevOps model to embark on this new phase of Networking Virtualization in the Cloud, then this position is for you. 

The Team 

Role & Responsibilities 
Design and develop application software to provision Cisco's Cloud Services. This group is building an Orchestrator Product for the NFV and SDN area, which will empower the world’s fastest growing cloud development platform. The ideal candidate will participate in a team of engineers involved in development of new and exciting products in NFV and Virtualization Management. 

●Develop a Cloud management application for network equipment that includes switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers and the various virtualized appliances 
● Architect, design, test and deliver system software to satisfy product requirements 
●Work with various cross-functional groups such as product management, other development teams, QA, and documentation 
●Participate in technical discussions and provide innovation to the product 

Minimum Qualifications 
●5-7 years of experience developing software applications using Java, JEE, and WebServices 
●Experience with networking and network management concepts are a big plus. 
●Knowledge of Cisco and Industry Cloud computing (i.e. Openstack, VMWare, AWS), Data Center, Virtualization, Storage and Networking solutions is very desirable 
●Good exposure to Scripting technologies (Python, Salt, Ansible) is desirable 
●Experience with Object Oriented programming is a Must 
●Exposure to technologies such as JSON, XML, REST, and Erlang are a plus 
●Ability to solve complex problems creatively 
●Demonstrate a high degree of originality and innovation in designing product and component level architecture. 
●Excellent verbal and writing skills 
●Must be a team player and work well in small and large group environments 

As we realize our globalization strategies and move in to new markets, our diverse, inclusive culture also creates a competitive advantage for Cisco. It ensures we have the fresh ideas and execution capabilities and the local knowledge we need to best serve our customers and build our presence around the globe. By gaining a better understanding of the world and the differences in its people we can change the way it works, lives, plays, and learns. 

About Cisco 
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco. 

Please apply via the career link provided above or feel free to send a resume to Todd - [email protected] for consideration.

Published on August 09
Westlake, TX, US

We are seeking an experienced OpenStack Engineer (s) for a telecom client in Westlake, TX.  This is a long term contract that could possibly lead to perm.  Must be able to work W2 for me.  Will consider transfer of Visa for right candidate.  

Lead Network support of Operations and Engineering as the Subject Matter Expert in the Maintenance Engineering Department for the following technology types: Red Hat OS, Openstack, Resource Orchestration (Heat), Hardware Infrastructure, and all associated tools related to Cloud computing (Swift, Cinder, Keystone, Glance, Celiometer, Horizon, Nova, Neutron).

  • Maintenance Engineers are also the third tier technical support teams in the event any outages occur.
  • Identify, collect, and evaluate data relating to system problems that impact user performance and efficiency, analyze system failures and develop short and long-term resolutions.
  • Perform a variety of tasks and they are responsible for providing technical leadership and expert consultation to teams that includes Area/Regional Operations, Technology Development, HQ-Network Planning, Network Implementation, Inter-Area Operations, and other Maintenance Engineering groups.
  • Responsible for multiple large scale complex platforms and be expected to keep new product offerings on track.
  • Maintain functional and technical requirements, analyze hardware/software features and enhancements, and understand system architectures, system operations, end-to-end designs and device-system interactions.
  • Will need to challenge the vendors providing technical solutions to Verizon and make recommendations on how to improve the design of the network.
  • Interpret Hardware, Software, Cloud computing and industry standards to determine that correct engineering design and principles are being adhered to for the development of these platforms.
  • Train lower level engineers on how to maintain, monitor and troubleshoot the platform. This person will be the go to person should someone have a technical question.
  • Responsible of vetting all methods of procedures (MOPs) to ensure technical standards are adhered to and no adverse effects will be caused on the production network/Cloud.
  • Assist in planning, designing, equipment selection, staging, testing, and integration of new system hardware, software, and virtualized functions of the cloud.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the knowledge gained through formal and informal training to provide business decisions that improve the performance or operability of the system.
  • Manage outside vendors and internal VZW employees to ensure the project assigned stays on track.
  • Conduct tests and evaluate network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
  • Partner with various HQ departments in technology trials, interoperability tests, run first office applications, and participate in vendor evaluations.
  • Constantly evaluate overall network design and recommend solutions to make the network run more efficiently and offer the ability to resolve issues on the network.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field/work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in the wireless industry
  • 3+ years of experience with in Red Hat Linux
  • Experience with storage architecture
  • Virtualization (KVM) experience
  • Understanding of Cloud Architecture
  • Management and Orchestration (MANO): NFVi, Orchestration
  • Openstack: RHEL Director
  • Openstack services: Horizon, Nova, Neutron, Keystone, Ceilometer, Glance, Heat, Cinder/Swift, Ceph
  • Understanding of Project/Tenant management
  • Python, bash, JSON, YAML, REST, Ansible
  • TCP/IP, Routing and OSI 7-layer protocol
  • Server Load Balancing (SLB)
  • Experience with IMS and/or VoLTE
  • Managing data center elements, hardware, software, power requirements.
  • Exposure to Network automation and deployments methods
  • 3+ years of vendor managment experience
  • Strong communication, leadership, project management, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills

Email me at [email protected]