See all jobs
Cloud Operations Engineer
Location: San Francisco , CA , USA

Are you one of those rare individuals who's just as comfortable interfacing with Linux servers as you are with customers? Are you interested in working on cutting-edge cloud technology - making Openstack work at scale in production? If you answered yes, then we'd love to talk to you about joining our Cloud Operations team. Our team helps Cloudscaling's customers successfully deploy, operate, and maintain clouds using our Openstack-based product, Open Cloud System. Our Cloud Operations Engineers are (or quickly become) experts in IaaS technologies.


  • keep our globally distributed cloud deployments chugging along happily
  • diligent at writing documentation
  • respond to problem reports, fix things, and enhance the system so it never happens again
  • capture feedback from customers and channel it effectively back into our product
  • liasion between customers and internal teams (operations, engineering, product)
  • we're a startup - get stuff done!


  • Linux system administration experience (we use Ubuntu, mostly)
  • a knack for writing documentation
  • understanding of TCP/IP networking and routing
  • ability to context switch smoothly - this role tends to be interrupt-driven
  • excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • passion for cloud technologies like AWS, GCE, and OpenStack
  • 2+ years of technical, hands-on experience

Bonus points for

  • experience with OpenStack (major points)
  • dynamic routing protocols: OSPF and BGP
  • config management software, especially Chef
  • distributed monitoring systems
  • python or ruby
  • git
Apply for this position