Sr. Cloud Engineer/Architect - AWS Skytap
Work with the next frontier of virtualized, bleeding edge technology and enterprise level clients
Solve big business problems with a team that truly values innovation
Be part of a growing company ? the energy and enthusiasm are contagious!
Skytap Cloud gives enterprise customers the best of what cloud computing can offer. Together with our advanced automation, intuitive self-service and full visibility and control we enable our customers to quickly and easily use cloud computing to accelerate their businesses.
We must be doing something right, because business is booming! We?re looking for a talented Sr. Cloud Operations Engineer who has built, managed, and supported customers on Amazon EC2. This role gives you the opportunity to use your knowledge and skills and proliferate it within today?s Enterprise IT. You?ll help migrate and build development and test environments to the Skytap Cloud and serve as a critical escalation point for challenging technical problems.
As a Sr. Cloud Operations Engineer you will:
Take a leadership role with customers in building multi-tier and other complex environments in the Skytap cloud
Collaborate with sales to ensure customer success and satisfaction
Assist team members in creating customer proof of concepts
Be an escalation path to assist front-line support with difficult customer challenges
Be creative and consultative. Use your knowledge of the SDLC and Dev/Ops to help customers do it better in Skytap
Use virtualization and Clouds to address end-user challenges
Demonstrate the Skytap solution product to customers
Demonstrate product value by creating white papers, solution guides, product demonstrations, PowerPoint?s, and presentations
Perform account discovery and assist the sales team with need analysis
Collaborate on new product requirements and design with product management and engineering
Travel within the US (potentially)
Master the product!
Our ideal Sr. Cloud Operations Engineer will have:
BS or MS in Computer Science (or equivalent degree, technical degree, or experience)
5+ years working with Windows Server and/or Linux Server environments
2+ years? experience in post-sales, support, or pre-sales roles are ideal. If not, the energy and personality to be in front of customers.
Expert knowledge in the deployment and management of applications and infrastructure running on Amazon EC2
Experience with VMware and building internal Clouds within organizations
Automation experience with either Puppet or Chef
Exercise end-user and sys admin expertise with Microsoft and Linux operating systems
Developed in Python, Ruby, and other modern development languages
Ability to debug customer problems at the Linux and Windows admin levels; use Domains, install and use command line tools, and so on.
Mac OS X desktop and application experience
Baseline understanding of application-level networking (Layer 3 and above)
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Project planning and personal time management skills
Maniacal about customer success
Motivated by financial incentives
Drive to work your tail off and do what it takes to close business
Interested in learning more? Apply now for a confidential discussion!
Skytap has been pioneering award-winning software as a service since 2006. Our cloud labs-as-a-service provides enterprise development organizations with the agile infrastructure and tools they need to support their rapid adoption of agile, continuous integration and dev/ops processes. Our ever-growing client base is proof of our dedication to innovation as well as our focus on providing the best user experience. With more than 1,200 accounts and 3 million servers provisioned, we are hitting the accelerator to continue advancing our product.
Enterprises can securely connect Skytap Cloud to their data centers and create hybrid clouds. Skytap is ideal for any dynamic workloads including development and testing, software demos and evaluations, and virtual training. Our customers can run enterprise applications unchanged in the cloud, collaborate securely with global teams, and gain unparalleled business productivity. Additionally, IT organizations maintain full visibility and control over cloud projects, align capacity with demand, and reduce costs.
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