Kforce

Open Stack Engineer

3+ months agoReston, VA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client seeking an Open Stack Engineer in Reston, VA.

Skills

  • 4+ years of experience with OpenStack installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting
  • 4+ years of experience with Ceph installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting
  • 2+ years of experience working large OpenStack deployments where kvm and/or qemu was used as the primary hypervisor
  • 1+ years of experience with managing and scaling the ancillary services that are required for a successful OpenStack deployment, including but not limited to: message queues, databases, caching daemons, and key-value stores
  • Familiarity with DevOps business practices, with regards to applying the software development lifecycle to system management (GitHub flow, CI/CD, etc.)
  • Familiarity with git as a documentation repository and Saltstack, ansible, puppet, chef, or Stackstorm; Saltstack experience is preferred, but not required
  • Requisite experience in python to debug stack traces in the various OpenStack projects and assist in filing bug reports upstream if necessary
  • Active participation in the OpenStack and/or Ceph community through contributing code, filing bug reports, writing documentation, or in some other recognized capacity
  • Requisite experience in python to debug stack traces in the various OpenStack projects and assist in filing bug reports upstream if necessary
  • Experience with deploying OpenStack and being responsible for API functionality, scaling the deployment services themselves, troubleshooting python stack traces directly related to OpenStack core functionality
  • Must have direct experience with the neutron ml2 mechanism and have experience with deploying at least two different neutron backends
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."