Cloud Field Engineer

Canonical

Secure enterprise open source for the world.

Job Description

The Cloud Field Engineer role has very diverse responsibilities. The team members are Linux and cloud solutions architects for our customers, designing private and public cloud solutions fitting their workload needs. They are the cloud consultants who work hands-on with the technologies by deploying, testing and handing over the solution to our support or managed services team at the end of a project. They are also software engineers who use Python to develop Kubernetes operators and Linux open-source infrastructure-as-code.

The people who love this role are developers who like to solve customer problems through architecture, presentations and training.

Location: This role will be based remotely in the EMEA region.

What your day will look like

  • Work across the entire Linux stack, from kernel, networking, and storage, to applications
  • Work in Python to design and deliver open-source code
  • Architect cloud infrastructure solutions like OpenStack, Kubernetes, Ceph, Hadoop and Spark either On-Premises or in Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Coach and develop your colleagues where you have insights
  • Grow a healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company’s values
  • Work from the comfort of your home
  • Global travel up to 25% of time for internal and external events

What we are looking for in you

The Cloud Field Engineer role has the following responsibilities:

  • University degree in Computer Science or related software engineering expertise
  • You have sound knowledge of cloud computing concepts & technologies, such as Kubernetes, OpenStack, AWS, GCP, Azure, Ceph, etc.
  • You have practical knowledge of Linux and networking
  • You have Intermediate to Advanced-level Python programming skills
  • You are a dynamic person who loves to jump into new projects and interact with people
  • You have a demonstrated drive for continual learning
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (English)
  • You have great organisational skills and follow up reliably on commitments
  • (Optional) You speak a second language – French, German, Italian, Arabic or Spanish

What you’ll learn

  • OpenStack and Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Linux Ubuntu and networking knowledge
  • Wide range of open-source applications and skills
  • Work directly with customers in a range of different businesses
  • Real-life and hands-on exposure to a wide range of emerging technologies and tools

What we offer you

We consider geographical location, experience, and performance in shaping compensation worldwide. We revisit compensation annually (and more often for graduates and associates) to ensure we recognise outstanding performance. In addition to base pay, we offer a performance-driven quarterly bonus. We provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. We balance our programs to meet local needs and ensure fairness globally.

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