Rackspace® the open cloud company delivers open technologies and powers more than 197,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. The company offers choice, flexibility and freedom from vendor lock in. Rackspace is featured on Sunday Times list of 100 Best Companies to Work For and is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the “2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting.”
The key to our success is our people, so hiring the right individuals is absolutely key. We are constantly pushing the boundaries in an evolving tech world, creating tomorrow's solutions today.
Do you have what it takes? Do you have the passion to build Fanatical outcomes for our customers every day? Accept the challenge — JOIN US!
As an Automation Engineer, you will be working alongside the existing OS Support teams and your primary function will be to enable DevOps support by writing automation specs, procedures and tools in order to create fully automated deployments. There is also an internal element to the role involving the evangelisation of different teams and driving improvement in the way we service our customers through automation and repeatability.
To enable the successful interaction with customer developers around their applications and environments, you will have a full understanding of our full product portfolio and be able to enable best practices which will be shared across the team. Secondary functions will be to provide training on your specs and configuration management best practices to other support engineers. You will also act as last escalation point for automation problems.
You will achieve automation, idempotency, abstraction, scalability, future proofing and enabling best practices in automation and tooling. You will also coordinate with fellow Automation teams in different Rackspace locations by means of collaborative development, code examples and education.
The successful candidate has the customer’s needs at the front of their mind in all they do, have a passion for software architecture and development as well as being in the forefront of automation tooling technology.
We have positions based here in the office or for Remote Workers within the UK. Please note: Candidates must have eligibility to work in the UK.