Graduate Google Cloud Engineer
Google Cloud Platform - Graduate Cloud Engineer - Manchester
Are you a graduate interested in a career in Technology, Cloud Computing and Infrastructure?
Rackspace is a global leader of managed hosting. Tens of thousands of customers look to us to deliver best fit Infrastructure for their IT needs. Rackspace are looking to take on a number of Graduate Engineers to join their Google Cloud Architecture and Support teams. You will receive up to 12 weeks specialist training in niche technologies by QA Consulting in Manchester before joining the Rackspace team full time in hays, Middlesex.
We are hiring 10 Junior Cloud Engineers to join our expanding team!
Key Responsibilities may include
• Designing highly scalable infrastructure service on cloud platforms
• Working with a variety of tools and services every day for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS based tools
• Automation of application configuration and deployment using configuration management tools
• Utilise industry recognised open source and commercial tooling around configuration management, networking, security and cloud infrastructure
• Work with a wide range of cloud-based services on a daily basis - Assess new tooling and software as it becomes available and make recommendations on potential use within customer projects
• Working with and managing various Relational Database technologies, primarily in SQL
• Building internal tooling as required
• Administration, management and troubleshooting of Linux based operating systems
• Day to day support of existing customer infrastructure including problem analysis and resolution
• Assisting customers in understanding how cloud technology can help them grow and the benefits it offers
• Working with junior members of staff helping with their technical development whether it be through project pairing or via assistance with support
• On call duties around ticket management and triaging, as well as working alongside SLA’s
What to Expect
• You will receive up to 12 weeks training delivered by QA Consulting held in Manchester's MediaCity UK.
• The training is free, as is accommodation.
• Alternatively, you can opt for a monthly bursary/living allowance.
• Starting salary of £30,000 per annum post training
During training you will gain:
• Excellent knowledge of GNU/Linux
• Good experience working with Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services at scale
• Strong working knowledge of Puppet for configuration management
• Good knowledge of at least one scripting language, preferably Python or Ruby
• An understanding of the TCP/IP stack
• A track record of building infrastructure as code with Terraform, AWS CloudFormation or similar
• Good understanding of the wider HashiCorp stack including Consul, Packer and Vagrant
Skills and competencies
• 2:2 in any STEM related degree or a 2.1 in any other degree and a passion to start your career in technology
• Driven to learn new technologies and keep up with the fast paced environment of Public Cloud and the associated tools and software that add value in this area
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Our People — and Our Customers — Have Made Us the #1 Managed Cloud Company
Since 1999 we’ve been listening to our customers as they explore how technology can better serve their business. We’ve also been attracting the best talent in the industry to make it happen. Our employees — we call them "Rackers” — will help you build the best-fit solution, on the cloud of your choice. Then they architect, migrate, secure and optimize your workloads.
Recognized as a leader in Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide
We’re a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide 2018
As a leader in Managed Services for public cloud infrastructure, here at Rackspace we deliver unbiased guidance on best-fit cloud solutions to organizations around the globe. We go beyond simple migration assistance and infrastructure management with multi-cloud managed services, professional services and managed application services to enable true digital transformation.
Please apply now for immediate consideration.