This is a remote (work from home) role. We are looking for candidates based in North America and Europe.
Canonical's OpenStack team is looking for a talented, technology-oriented communicator to join a globally-distributed team focused on delivering the best tools for operating scale out software on today’s cloud infrastructure.
Our Developer Advocate will engage directly with the engineering team on a day-to-day basis, interact with the user and developer communities around OpenStack, construct documentation and tutorials, and assist end users with their technical problems. The OpenStack team provides the opportunity to work in the fast paced world of cloud operations and datacenter management.
We have a lot of interesting work ahead of us in providing the most thoughtful and powerful tooling to our users. If you have a passion for clean documentation, empathy for end users, and believe in continuous improvement, you'll fit right in.
As a developer advocate in the OpenStack team, you will have broad impact and responsibility for quality of the end user experience with OpenStack and the long-term success of the project.
You will work in a distributed team and travel internationally 4 to 6 times per year for engineering sprints, industry events, and strategic planning sessions, generally for 1 week at a time. Recent locations include: Montreal, Malta, South Africa, Berlin, Ghent, Brussels, Vancouver, Salt Lake City, New York City.
Key areas of accountability and responsibility
Become an expert in using OpenStack with a deep understanding of the various features that OpenStack offers.
Engage with the OpenStack community through various means, including Ubuntu.com, IRC, Slack, Twitter, industry events, and others.
Create materials for experienced technical users as well as those who may be new to administering cloud & virtualized platforms. Material will consist of installation and upgrade guides, system administration guides, release notes, technical papers, tutorials, and knowledge-base articles.
Collaborate with software developers, product managers, other writers, information architects, quality assurance engineers, and technical support engineers to develop documentation.
Read design documents and specifications, build, install, and use pre-release software to assist in generating proper instructions.
Structure the documentation to target the different audiences to aid in documentation discoverability.
Essential skills and expertise
BS/BA or equivalent in Technical Communication, English, Computer Science, or related field
Ability to rapidly assimilate technical information from a variety of sources.
Must be flexible and enjoy working with new technology in a fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with command line UNIX/Linux.
Experience of working effectively as part of a distributed team.
Confidence in using Ubuntu as a desktop computing platform for all of the above.
Familiarity with using Git or other version control systems.
Desired skills and expertise
Knowledge of HTML, Markdown and other documentation technologies.
StackHPC is seeking software engineers to help tackle some of the great scientific challenges of the modern age.
Our customers use cloud technology and software defined supercomputing to run scientific applications at scale. At StackHPC, we help them design, deploy and operate that infrastructure. We're hiring software engineers with interests such as cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, network programming and visualising data, to help design, run, automate and validate this infrastructure and the application environments.
Our solutions interact with every aspect of modern cloud infrastructure, from which you can cross-pollinate emerging ideas and methods. We offer a rich mix of coding and systems work in parallel with developing StackHPC's new core project - a comprehensive test framework that covers all components, from provisioning onto bare metal and upwards.
We operate in a supportive and welcoming environment in which you can learn and flourish. From day one you'll be contributing to important and interesting projects, collaborating with accomplished Linux developers keen to share their knowledge and support this thriving open source community.
Joining StackHPC, you can shape your role in ways that build upon your strengths. We look forward to exploring where this may lead.
Using Python and web technologies to create powerful validation solutions
Coupling testing with performant and scalable monitoring infrastructure
Working with customers, sometimes on-site, on gathering telemetry data for application analysis
Helping to improve operational resilience of OpenStack and identifying failure root causes
< your idea here - let's nurture your inventiveness >
We're looking for
Someone motivated by improving the inner workings of systems
Adept with Python - or another Linux-based language; Go, C, C++, Java, Bash etc.
Familiarity with SQL or NoSQL databases, and writing RESTful services
Appreciation for clean code, good documentation, open source development and knowledge sharing
Good user empathy, receptive to change, and pragmatism
You may also be considering junior or mid level Python jobs in Bristol such as: Python Systems Developer | Python Software Engineer | Python Developer | Back End Developer | Cloud Infrastructure Developer | Back End Software Engineer | OpenStack Developer | OpenStack Software Engineer | OpenStack Deployment Engineer etc.
Our current technology mix - we'll help you get up to speed
Salary and benefits
£30,000 - £50,000+ we're keeping an open mind
Discretionary relocation assistance
Completely flexible working practices - tell us what you need
Discretionary remote working once up to speed - able to attend impromptu meetings in Bristol
25 days paid holiday + public holidays | pension contribution | generous stock option scheme, in privately owned business | support for travel to conferences and delivering presentations | extensive upstream development opportunities | workstation of your choice
StackHPC is a dynamic consultancy that develops OpenStack capabilities for research computing use cases. Fast growing, profitable and currently with 10 staff, we develop solutions and products that address the gaps in cloud for high performance research computing. Client focussed, we support globally leading universities, flagship scientific research programmes and industrial users of high-performance computing. We work actively with the OpenStack community - the team contributes to many key modules and Stig Telfer, our CTO, co-chairs the OpenStack Scientific Special Interest Group; https://www.stackhpc.com/
Our central Bristol location (Desklodge, Temple Way), is five minutes' walk from each of Bristol Temple Meads station, St Nicholas food market and Cabot Circus shopping centre. Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more: 0117 318 2447 | hello[at]techfolk.co.uk | [at]we_are_techfolk
RECRUITERS: StackHPC has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed.
To find out more, please be in touch via: 0117 318 2447 | hello[at]techfolk.co.uk | [at]we_are_techfolk
You can apply via: http://techfolk.co.uk/current-jobs/software-engineer-python-remote-or-central-bristol-tl241
We are looking for someone that has containerized openstack domain experience. This is for a customer that is needing this talent for a long term project that will convert to full time down the road. Remote work is an option for the right resource. If you are into working for a fortune 100 company that has bleeding edge technology and looking for someone to push technology to the limits, this is the role for you.
At Catalyst Cloud, our mission is to enable the growth of New Zealand's digital economy with state-of-the-art cloud services delivered onshore. We operate multiple public and private cloud regions across New Zealand and need your help to ensure they are the most advanced and stable local options.
We are looking for Senior Cloud Operations Engineers to join the team and help us build and maintain the Catalyst Public and Private Clouds. As a Senior Cloud Operations Engineer, you will help us deliver reliable, ever-evolving, and growing cloud services. Your systems and network administration, architecture, site reliability engineering, and communication skills will help you thrive in this role.
We are a diverse team of curious engineers who love to solve problems. In this role, you will be surrounded by friendly open source technologists who believe in data, process, new technologies, and a healthy work-life balance.
Your responsibilities will be:
Design and implement services and infrastructure to support the Catalyst Cloud platforms
Participate in incident response and blameless postmortems
Configuration and change management
For this role, we are looking for previous experience with or an interest in any of the following:
Problem solving and complex distributed systems
Cloud platforms: OpenStack, AWS, Google, Azure
Automation tools: Ansible, Pupppet
Scripting and compiled languages such as Python, Bash, and Golang
Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you’ll be working on complex topics with colleagues and clients.
Being a good employer is really important to us. We make sure our staff have all of the support they need to grow their skills. We get together every Friday afternoon to relax, share company news from around the world and celebrate the achievements of our staff.
We also offer health insurance, flexible working hours, plenty of training, and conference opportunities.
As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for several ongoing initiatives within the marketing team:
Support the Foundation events team by leading the management of the Travel Support Program and Visa distribution process as well as additional event management tasks
Provide general website content updates to coordinate with content campaigns, event announcements and general day-to-day improvements
Support content creation and syndication for the OpenStack online publication, Superuser (viewable at superuser.openstack.org) as well as OpenStack Foundation project blogs
Build relationships and communicate with OpenStack Foundation community members around the Summit and other ongoing programs
Create content around open infrastructure case studies
Interested in working in the tech industry. Bonus if you have interests specific to cloud computing or open source.
Understanding of the complexities of marketing to a global audience
Professional experience or coursework in analytics a strong plus
Familiarity with HTML a plus
Chinese language skills a plus
Strong project management skills
Self motivated, proactive, and collaborative
Enthusiastic and positive
The Foundation offers a unique learning opportunity for a student or a recent graduate to work directly with marketers and executives from many of the world's largest tech companies and rapidly growing tech startups.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to allison at openstack.org