Careers

Careers

Become part of a highly capable and motivated team working on solving the hard problems of scalability, availability, and performance on a global platform.

Come build something amazing

ObjectRocket is a young company with big goals. We want to build the next generation of Database as a Service and we need your help. We need folks who want to build something that hasn’t been done before. It’s tough and fantastically rewarding.

Our headquarters are in the heart of beautiful downtown Austin, TX. Austin is highly regarded as a wonderful place to live, work, and play. It’s the Live Music Capital of the World and has a serious night life. But even if you don’t live in Austin, we are a global company. We offer qualified candidates the opportunity to work wherever they are.

ObjectRocket is a Rackspace company, which means we have all the resources we need to meet our goals. Become a Racker, join the family and help us build something special.

ObjectRocket has a fast-paced and exciting culture. We are a small team and move quickly. We are building something quite amazing and look to be leaders in our field and community. We are growing like crazy, and we need more help!

Open Positions

2019 Summer Internship Program

Interested in an internship with a fast growing company building amazing things? Send us an email with your resume and we will keep you informed of all upcoming internship opportunities in development, engineering, and marketing.

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Site Reliability Engineering Manager

ObjectRocket helps customers solve database challenges so they can focus on building their applications. We leverage Kubernetes to build and manage a database as a service platform that supports open-source database technologies. Our team guides clients to the right data solution, acting as  an extension of their team to manage their database infrastructure.

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Manager who exemplifies the attributes of a leader, mentor, decision maker, and engineer. Our SRE team is tasked with adding 9’s to our current database as a service platform, by applying software engineering practices and discipline to consistently improve our processes and systems. The SRE team at ObjectRocket is a group of engineers who are tasked with solving complex operational problems at scale; We balance the tactical and strategic by prioritizing what needs to be fixed now with designing sustainable software to ensure growth of our people, platform and systems.  We work with other teams to provide guidance throughout the lifecycle of building, shipping, and operating the ObjectRocket platform. You’ll be working on AWS, Azure, GCP, and OpenStack to deliver solutions to our customers, mentoring other talented engineers in k8s best practices, and solving problems in the realm of App Transformation, Big Data, and IoT.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and report team success against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) via regular operations and business reviews
  • Serve as the project manager for SRE initiatives and drive them to completion while clearly communicating status to the rest of the organization
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and contribute technically to the team, when applicable, to improve our products
  • Provide leadership and prioritization to the SRE team and help make the key trade-offs required to keep the team working most effectively
  • Foster and grow a healthy and happy team of engineers; Hire effectively, provide team members with compelling career paths, and help to maintain our culture
  • Take a critical leadership role in our incident management process, ensuring a timely resolution and proper actions are taken in response
  • Key stakeholder in our post incident retrospective, contributing to authoring customer incident reports and ensuring the remediation steps are completed on target and on time
  • Build relationships with product and support to influence the priorities of other teams as well as gather feedback on SRE team priorities
  • Ensure on-call and time-zone coverage of engineering resources
  • Manage customer escalations, interacting directly with our largest customers as needed
  • Participate in the leadership on-call rotation (weekly) & occasional travel

Qualifications:

  • You understand the value of shipping quickly and of software craftsmanship, and have the judgment to know when to apply each.
  • Experience leading, motivating, and mentoring fast moving, highly-skilled infrastructure engineering teams; adept at navigating and improving both social and technical systems.
  • Previous experience running production-grade software at scale and an appreciation for the complex and emergent behaviors inherent to distributed systems.
  • Someone comfortable identifying technical and process-related shortcomings, and who can lay out a vision to fix them, and isn’t afraid to institute change by experimentation.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in all the common technologies in a modern cloud-based SaaS offering: Jenkins, Git, Atlassian Jira and Confluence, Linux, DNS, E-mail, containers, log analysis, monitoring
  • Direct Experience with much of the following:
    • Container Orchestration systems such as Kubernetes, Mesos, Swarm or similar
    • Service Discovery systems such as Etcd, Zookeeper, Consul or equivalent
    • Networking systems like Envoy, Istio, flannel, or equivalent
    • QC and monitoring systems like Twistlock, SonarQube, Prometheus, cAdvisor, DataDog
    • Linux system administration
    • AWS, Azure, or GCP
    • RDBMS, NoSQL, and Big Data solutions
  • Familiar with using git, jenkins, and similar ci/cd tools
  • Working knowledge of languages like GoLang, Python, Ruby, or Scala
  • Understanding of platform level concerns, such as configuration management, network request routing, blue/green or canary deployments, etc.

Why Would You Want to Work Here?:

  • People like it here. We do fun stuff like Taco Thursday, random potlucks, chili cook-offs, and a Thanksgiving meal. We also celebrate transparency by hosting weekly 22-minute meetings where everyone gets an update on what’s going on in their team. We also do “Festivus” which is a monthly wrap-up of how the business is doing along with monthly goals.
  • Your work will make a difference. If you are the type of person that wants to know what you are doing matters, you’ll like our data-driven approach.
  • We make money in a way you can be proud of. We provide Database-as-a-Service solutions for all types of customers ranging from plucky startups to seasoned companies. We want them to be successful because it helps us grow and deliver consistently positive support. Customer Service is our number one priority.
  • If you are genuinely interested in helping make our next generation product that people love to use, treats them with respect, helps them achieve their goals, and want to help us continue to build a sustainable business, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Cloud Engineer

ObjectRocket, a Rackspace company, is looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of Database-as-a-Service. Our web application for managing, monitoring, and backing up data on the ObjectRocket platform currently operates thousands of nodes with petabytes of data daily. We’re looking for thinkers at this level to be part of a talented, mission driven team, that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.

Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class. One where developers can finally forget about the back end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.

Ultimately, we improve by an order of magnitude the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, build, and maintain scalable systems, services, and products
  • Maintain and grow current products with a vision toward how the product and architecture should evolve to adapt to new customer needs
  • Participate in regular code reviews of peers, be open to pairing when necessary
  • Stay up-to-date with modern product development including libraries, tools, browser support and frameworks
  • Collaborate with the team on new conventions, libraries and tools to adopt

Requirements:

  • A strong sense of product ownership and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Strong python skills
  • Messaging systems experience – SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ, ApacheMQ, Apache Kafka
  • Experience building elastic, scalable APIs / microservices
  • Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Azure, etc.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and communication skills
  • You write tests for your code
  • Familiarity with using github, jenkins, circle-ci, and ci/cd tools – we use github extensively
  • You’re a polyglot and love using the right tool for the job, and can explain why
  • You’re used to using Docker containers as part of your daily SDLC

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data flow
  • Experience working with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch or other NoSQL databases
  • Go, Java, Ruby, js
  • An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense

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Sales Manager

Our ideal candidate is a team player who has a proven track record of excelling in sales and taking initiative above and beyond the call of duty.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach and motivate a team of Account Executives and Sales Development Reps
  • Own ongoing growth and development including recruiting, hiring, training and mentoring reps
  • Participate in customer and prospect meetings and help define a strong business case
  • Partner with Solution Engineering, Support, Account and other cross-functional teams to win and onboard business and drive success
  • Identify product and technology gaps with Customers and present a point of view to ObjectRocket’s Product and Leadership Teams
  • Conduct weekly forecast meetings and coach Account Executives on strategies to reach their goals
  • Report on sales activity and manage a regular revenue forecast
  • Ensures that sales goals and forecasts are consistent with the organization’s long-range strategic objectives
  • Achieve key performance metrics and goals
  • Work with your team to discuss, plan and implement process improvements
  • Assists in sales activities on major accounts

Requirements:

  • Sales experience, preferably within a SaaS, IaaS, or PaaS organization
  • Solid understanding of advanced SaaS applications
  • Consistent track record of achieving personal and team goals
  • Excellent coaching, writing, discovery and presentation skills
  • History of thriving in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Enthusiasm for gaining and maintaining trust with prospects and customers
  • Comfortable and willing to be a hands-on contributor
  • Ideal candidate will have previous sales management experience

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Sales Representative – Acquisition

ObjectRocket is looking for a Solutions Specialist to help grow our business. We’re looking for thinkers to be part of a talented, mission driven team, that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.

The Data Stores Acquisition Sales Representative will be responsible for selling across the ObjectRocket portfolio against a prospect universe inclusive of companies ranging from $20M in size to $1B annually. The Data Stores Acquisition sales representative will reach business targets largely through an outbound strategy with Sales, Marketing & Channel resources. Responsible for developing his or her own demand generation through the creation of sales leads, initiation of prospect calls, and establishment of ongoing rapport with potential buyers in their base.

Demand Generation

  • Comfortable prospecting and building new book of business
  • Identify decision makers across Mid to Enterprise level companies.
  • Collaborate with marketing and sales leaders to develop necessary sales strategy and campaigns.
  • Where necessary, support marketing efforts such as trade shows, and other events.

Sales Activities

  • Set up and deliver sales presentations, product/service demonstrations.
  • Describe product/service features and benefits and how they relate to the business need / problem.
  • Comfortable facilitating and executing contract negotiation.
  • Properly manage leads through the funnel.
  • Experience selling into manage services.
  • Experience building strategic cross selling initiatives

Operating Cadence

  • Maintain Salesforce
  • Achieve forecast accuracy and pipeline management
  • Track record of meeting or exceeding monthly and quarterly quotas.
  • Attend sales training and product enablement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience

  • 5+ years of customer facing, technical sales experience
  • Understanding of the Managed Hosting industry as well as the competitive landscape of the market
  • A track record of success managing and meeting a monthly/quarterly quota
  • Experience meeting face to face and presenting to VP and C-Level executives
  • Must possess strong oral and written communications skills as well as critical thinking
  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced environment that is constantly changing
  • Effective time management
  • Some travel (25%) will be required
  • Bachelor’s in business, marketing or finance strongly preferred
  • Must have B2B sales experience

Sales Development Representative

ObjectRocket is looking for a Sales Development Representative (SDR) team to specialize in proactive outbound prospecting to target customers. The SDR will work closely with Marketing and Acquisition sales teams to identify targeted customers and develop effective messaging strategies.

Responsibilties:

  • Lead generation expertise to include the ability to identify and develop new business prospects from multiple sources including prospect lists, discovery and individual research.
  • Conduct a needs analysis and determine prospects pain points to determine how the Rackspace solution will speak to those needs.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact predominantly with senior leadership within prospect company.
  • Build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating interactions and conducting follow-up communications in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel.
  • Identify key buying influencers within these prospects to determine budget and timeline.
  • Manage data for new and prospective clients in company’s CRM, ensuring all communications are logged, information is accurate and documents are attached. High energy and not easily discouraged.
  • Customer centric mindset. Basic knowledge of simple configurations in cloud computing preferred.
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

Job complexity:

  • Utilizes provided information to contact potential customers regarding Rackspace products.
  • Uses internal relationships to exceed customer expectations and provide support to the team.
  • Identify multiple causes, effects and customer solutions.
  • Researches market segments to identify potential customers and makes first contact.
  • Develop new business via telephone and mass communication such as email and social media to introduce the Rackspace solutions and identify appropriate buyers within the target market.
  • Prepare and analyze leads pipeline reports and dashboards.

Supervision:

  • Operates at a highly transactional pace.
  • Works with the Manager, Sales Development to develop and grow the sales pipeline to consistently meet monthly lead goals.
  • Works on assignments and problems of limited scope using standard practices and procedures.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of sales, marketing or business development required; BS in business or marketing preferred.
  • Requires 1-3 years of related experience, preferably in telemarketing and/or inside sales.
  • Call center experience and/or Sales in the technology industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and/or exceed determined sales and activity quotas.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide FANATICAL support.
  • At the manager’s discretion, a High School diploma and an additional 4 years of relevant experience or combined education and experience may substitute for the degree requirement.

Business Systems Developer

ObjectRocket is looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of Database-as-a-Service. Our web application for managing, monitoring, and backing up data on the ObjectRocket platform currently operates thousands of nodes with petabytes of data daily. We’re looking for developers at this level to be part of a talented, mission-driven team that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.

Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class – one where developers can finally forget about the back-end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform, we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.

Ultimately, we improve, by an order of magnitude, the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.

Responsibilities and Opportunities:

  • Create, maintain, and enhance reporting and data warehouse
  • Assist in the integration of our customer facing application with our business systems
  • Maintain and enhance the billing system which uses Stripe for processing
  • Experience with Customer.io, Segment.com or HubSpot are a huge plus
  • Maintain documentation of business system integrations
  • Follow the set SDLC and code review processes

Required Qualifications:

  • A strong sense of product ownership and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Experienced with Python
  • Familiar with using git – we use GitHub extensively
  • Experienced with SQL query writing, data warehousing and reporting
  • MongoDB or Postgres knowledge

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Elasticsearch Engineer

As a System Engineer, you will work with other System Engineers, SREs and Developers to ensure maximum performance, availability and product enhancements of our database services and infrastructure. Our Engineering position is someone who is familiar with both software and systems engineering with a desire to build a world class service for customers.

Responsibilities and Opportunities:

  • Own major portions of the product to help build the next feature and architecture
  • Design and architect operational solutions for managing applications and infrastructure across data centers and cloud providers with the specific goal of increasing the automation, repeatability, and consistency of operational tasks
  • Design and roll out cloud and physical network, storage, and system improvements to ensure redundancy, high availability, and security
  • Support and perform maintenance across product and data environments/systems
  • Capacity planning and management for various services
  • Resolve bugs, performance problems, and other issues with production applications
  • Cross-train infrastructure team members in areas of expertise
  • Participate in on-call rotation duties

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux systems administration and tuning
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Experience in one or more of: Python, Ruby, Go.
  • Experience with automation tools: Puppet, Chef, Docker, Jenkins and/or Ansible
  • Understand and have implemented Docker and other container based systems
  • Strong passion for automation, testing and code quality
  • Experience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Compute)
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and remote teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience with cluster managers like Mesos or Kubernetes
  • You think of infrastructure and automation as code

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Full Stack Software Developer

ObjectRocket, a Rackspace company, is looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of Database-as-a-Service. Our web application for managing, monitoring, and backing up data on the ObjectRocket platform currently operates thousands of nodes with petabytes of data daily. We’re looking for thinkers at this level to be part of a talented, mission driven team, that is building powerful tools which greatly increase customer success.

Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class. One where developers can finally forget about the back end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.

Ultimately, we improve by an order of magnitude the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.

Responsibilities & Opportunities:

  • Architect, build, and maintain scalable systems, services, and products.
  • Maintain and grow current products with a vision toward how the product and architecture should evolve to adapt to new customer needs.
  • Participate in regular code reviews of peers and be open to pairing when necessary.
  • Stay up-to-date with modern product development including libraries, tools, browser support, and frameworks.
  • Collaborate with the team on new conventions, libraries, and tools to adopt.

Required Qualifications:

  • A strong sense of product ownership, thriving in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Strong Python skills (or Golang)
  • Messaging systems – SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ, ApacheMQ, Apache Kafka
  • Experience building elastic, scalable APIs / microservices
  • Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Heroku, Azure, etc.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Know how to write, deploy, and test your code
  • Working knowledge of MongoDB
  • Working knowledge of Elasticsearch
  • Deploying containerized Docker systems
  • Familiarity with GitHub, Jenkins, Circle-CI, and ci/cd tools – We use GitHub extensively.
  • You’re a polyglot, love using the right tool for the job, and can explain why.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ETL, data warehouse
  • Experience working with websockets and asynchronous data flow
  • Experience working with MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch or other NoSQL databases
  • Go, Java, Ruby, Javascript
  • An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense

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Business Operations Analyst

ObjectRocket, a Rackspace company, is looking for a Business Operations Analyst responsible for all IT infrastructure, including customer configurations, within the data center environment and ensuring all customer server environments are secure, operational, and maintain 99.999% uptime.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Utilize custom monitoring software and internal ticketing system to provide customer support.
  • Identify and troubleshoot complex hardware failures on x86-based servers to include the replacement of failed hardware components.
  • Troubleshoot complex operating system storage issues including file system, disk management and RAID technologies.
  • Support servers running Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Server, Ubuntu Linux or VMWare ESX Server.
  • Complex operating systems administration to include resolution of configuration file, permission, login, password, and connectivity issues.
  • Troubleshoot complex local area network (LAN) connectivity issues and reestablish remote access to customer configurations utilizing SSH, Terminal Services/Remote Desktop Services or Remote Access Controllers.
  • Supervise and assist with the troubleshooting, configuration, and replacement of network device hardware including edge and core routers, access and aggregation switches, firewalls, load-balancers, and security appliances.
  • Supervise and assist with the troubleshooting, configuration, and replacement of storage devices including shared and dedicated SAN, DAS and NAS arrays.
  • Complete customer configuration maintenances including hardware modification, operating system installation, mounting of the devices within cabinets and completion of all cabling needs required.
  • Troubleshoot copper and fiber cabling including initial installation testing as well as connectivity issues with previously deployed copper or fiber cabling.
  • Provide technical communication relating to customer configurations in a concise, professional manner.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the overall data center environment to include the relationship between electrical, HVAC, and redundant infrastructure systems.
  • Adhere to company security policies and procedures, including health and safety, and local governing requirements as directed.
  • Serve as the primary technical escalation point for DCOPS personnel of all other levels.
  • Coordinate the onboarding and training for all new DCOPS personnel within the team.
  • Execute and maintain meticulous 5S and housekeeping practices.
  • Demonstrate no less than full performance in a continuous, consistent, measurable manner.
  • Demonstrate high levels of passion and enthusiasm when providing Fanatical Support to all customers and coworkers.
  • Communicate in an honest, transparent manner focused on building trust amongst customers and coworkers.

Key Performance Indicators (please note your KPI’s are the outputs of each of the accountabilities)

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Rackspace software tool sets required for the monitoring and support of customer configurations
  • Utilize Rackspace software toolsets to drive and complete work globally, across data centers when required
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete customer configuration maintenances and hardware troubleshooting
  • Attention to detail and adherence to maintenance instructions ensure customer configuration rework is not required
  • Customer configuration maintenances are quality controlled and adhere to published policy and process to ensure Global alignment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving capabilities lead to accurate and timely resolution of technical events
  • All customer incidents or potential risks to our customers must be investigated utilizing the root cause analysis method
  • All customer interactions, both internal and external, are conducted in a manner that delights customers
  • Process and policy sign off is conducted in a timely manner, with clear understanding of the subject matter, by the specified due date
  • Serve as a primary activator for global alignment by reviewing process and policy documentation on the knowledge base for accuracy and relevance
  • Assist in knowledge base administration by reviewing and correcting formatting as needed
  • Ensure that process and policy training amongst the team is completed by the specified due date
  • All areas of responsibility are clean and organized with specific areas designated for all moveable items

Main Contacts (external/internal):

  • Data Center Operations Team Lead (daily: direct manager)
  • Internal Rackspace Personnel (daily: status of customer issues, configurations, objectives and tasks)
  • External Customers/Vendors (varies: configuration planning and status communication)
  • External Vendors (varies: supervision and oversight of work undertaken)

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; University or College degree preferred
  • Minimum 3-years experience working in a data center environment or equivalent technology background required
  • Minimum 2-years as an employee of Rackspace preferred
  • Minimum 3-years experience or ability to show familiarity with building, repairing or upgrading hardware components required
  • Minimum 3-years experience in a customer service oriented position preferred
  • Industry recognized certifications in operating systems, networking, security and/or storage technologies preferred
  • Experience with Dell PowerEdge and HP ProLiant rack server hardware required
  • Experience with Cisco ASA and ASA-X series firewalls, F5 BigIP and Brocade ADX series load-balancers and Alert Logic IDS required
  • Experience with Cisco Catalyst 2900, 4900, 6500 and Nexus series switches and ASR series routers required
  • Experience with Dell PowerVault DAS, NetApp and EMC Isilon NAS systems, EMC VMAX and VNX SAN systems required
  • Must prepare and deliver technical training sessions for data center staff
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, 24x7x365 coverage required including holidays and weekend
  • Must be able to prioritize work in a fast paced, high pressure environment including the resolution of escalated issues and events
  • Must have experience leading root cause analysis investigations
  • Must possess exceptional written and verbal skills, type with proficiency and exhibit professional phone etiquette
  • Must be proficient with productivity software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office and Open Office as well as email client software
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs over head
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to occasionally travel (2-4 wks/yr)

Success in the role requires the following personal qualities:

  • Excellent Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • Finds issues and solutions ahead of need
  • Takes the lead on a team when needed
  • Actively solicits feedback from others
  • Ability to proactively solve problems
  • Rational decision making in high pressure situations

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Linux Systems Engineer

As an Engineer, you will work with other System Engineers, SRE’s and Developers to ensure maximum performance, availability and product enhancements of our database services and infrastructure. Our Engineering position is someone who is familiar with both software, systems engineering and ElasticSearch with a desire to build a world class service for customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Own major portions of the product to help build the next feature and architecture.
  • Design and architect operational solutions for managing applications and infrastructure, across data centers and cloud providers with the specific goal of increasing the automation, repeatability, and consistency of operational tasks.
  • Design, and roll out cloud and physical network, storage, and system improvements to ensure redundancy, high availability, and security.
  • Support and perform maintenance across product and data environments/systems
  • Capacity planning and management for various services.
  • Resolve bugs, performance problems, and other issues with production applications.
  • Cross-train infrastructure team members in areas of expertise.
  • Participate in on-call rotation duties.
  • Elasticsearch experience is a must.
  • Experience with Linux systems administration and tuning. Requires at least 7 years of Linux systems experience, including systems administration or engineering experience.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Experience in one or more of: Python, Ruby, Go.
  • Experience with automation tools: Puppet, Chef, Docker, Jenkins and/or Ansible.
  • Understand and have implemented Docker and other container based systems.
  • Strong passion for automation, testing and code quality.
  • Experience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Compute.)
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and remote teams.

Bonus points

  • Experience using Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Experience with cluster managers like Mesos or Kubernetes.
  • You think of infrastructure and automation as code.

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CI/CD Engineer

ObjectRocket is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help build the next generation platform for Database-as-a-Service. Specifically focused on the CI/CD pipeline deploying software services to a globally distributed, multi-cloud kubernetes environment.

Our mission is to disrupt the market with a completely new product class — one where developers can finally forget about the back end data source and focus on building compelling products. By focusing on open source solutions, unparalleled specialist expertise, and the industry’s best cloud database platform we enable customers to experience levels of data management ease and understanding never before seen.

Ultimately, we improve by an order of magnitude the way developers store, retrieve, and manage data.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, build, and maintain CI/CD pipeline for APIs, UIs, and Kubernetes based operators
  • Collaborate with other developers and engineers by participating in code reviews and pairing up when necessary
  • Stay up-to-date with modern CI/CD technologies
  • Configure/implement build and deployment status reports / displays
  • Maintain and manage Jenkins servers
  • Shared on-call responsibility

Requirements:

  • A strong sense of product ownership and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • You understand the value of shipping quickly and of software craftsmanship, and have the judgment to know when to apply each.
  • Experience deploying and managing solutions in AWS, GCE or Azure
  • Experience working with containerized solutions
  • Familiar with github, and CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins/CircleCI)
  • Understanding of platform level concerns, such as configuration management, network request routing, blue/green or canary deployments, etc.
  • Strong background in Linux administration
  • Automation/scripting experience using Bash, Python, etc.
  • Strong problem solving, written and verbal communication skills and experience working effectively across multiple teams

Nice-to-haves:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit / business sense
  • Go scripting experience
  • Experience working with Kubernetes
  • Experience in microservice application fabric, knowledge of single-page applications
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and alerting production deployments

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Customer Data Engineer

We own the entire stack (hardware and software) so that means you’ll need to find and resolve issues at all levels. To do this successfully you’ll be switching hats often, from Systems Administrator resolving a configuration problem on a machine to DBA digging into production datastores to identify issues, to Software Developer troubleshooting customer code.

You’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of technologies, in particular Hadoop, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Redis. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for owning the full customer experience; this includes communication with customers via our ticketing system and phones, working complex problems and owning issues through to resolution.

Responsibilities & Opportunities:

  • You’re a seasoned Systems Administrator and technical jack of all trades with top-notch people skills looking to join a fast-paced team building huge things.
  • You prefer an agile work environment and possess the self-motivation to thrive in it.
  • Your written communication skills are the stuff of legends.
  • You have an uncanny ability to solve issues with technologies you’ve never seen before after a few minutes of research.
  • You are, above all, a problem solver.

Requirements:

  • Tenured Linux knowledge with CentOS, RHEL and/or Ubuntu
  • Functional virtualization knowledge with KVM, Xen and/or OpenVZ
  • Prior training or experience installing, configuring and optimizing Hadoop, MongoDB and/or Redis
  • In-depth knowledge of bash/shell scripting and working knowledge in at least one other language.
  • Python or Java preferred.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Passion for collaboration

Nice-to-haves:

  • Working knowledge of storage tech such as SSDs, RAID and lvm2
  • Nagios/Icinga and New Relic experience.
  • Experience administering web and application servers running Apache, Nginx and Gunicorn
  • Active in the technical and open source community (e.g. participating in blogging, tweeting and social coding are all very desirable)
  • Database administration experience with other NoSQL solutions (e.g. HBase and Elasticsearch).
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL, Cassandra and/or other RDBMS technologies.
  • Experience with the Hortonworks sandbox environment.

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Business Operations Developer

The internal applications / bizops developer focuses on the development and maintenance of the integrations between the customer facing application and the business systems. This includes ensuring events are captured for Google Analytics tracking, development of customer segmentation based automated emails, data feeds for the CRM system, billing and invoice systems, and more.

Responsibilities & Opportunities:

  • Create, maintain, and enhance reporting (SQL), ETLs, and data warehouse
  • Assist in the integration of our customer facing application with our business systems (CRM)
  • Maintain and enhance the billing system which uses Stripe for processing
  • Develop extensions and integrations for Salesforce, Customer.io, Segment.com, and HubSpot
  • Assist in maintaining a WordPress site
  • Maintain documentation of business system integrations
  • Follow the set SDLC and code review processes

Requirements:

  • A strong sense of product ownership and thrives in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Experienced with Python and javascript
  • Familiar with using git
  • Experienced with SQL query writing, ETL, data warehousing, and reporting
  • MongoDB or Postgres knowledge

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