DevOps/SRE/IaC Automation Engineer


RackN has two open positions for this job description.

Join our team and help us redefine the state-of-the-art for IaC automation.

Additional Details:

Parts of this role are customer facing.  A background check will be performed.

This is a remote position with minimal travel expectation.

Must be permitted to work in the US.  RackN does sponsor at this time.

What is RackN?

RackN is an Infrastructure as Code software company that rethinks the way IT automation systems are used by enterprises.  That allows them to self-manage their infrastructure regardless of type or location.  We are a distributed team that has growth opportunities for both experienced and advancing engineers.

Core to the RackN mission is respecting our customers’ challenges, accepting their unique situation. and helping raise their potential.  We believe the same applies to our team.

Who is a good candidate?

For skills, we are looking for IT operations-focused engineers who want to contribute to the Digital Rebar platform.  Our platform engineers turn routine DevOps/SRE processes into a catalog of reusable, zero touch workflows that can be adopted by our global customer base.  We are looking for people with a passion for eliminating the toil of systems administration.

Members of our team have the opportunity to participate in multiple roles including community engagement, customer support and heads-down automation content development.  We are a profitable and growing business with a distributed team, great benefits and flexible work schedule.

We will mentor candidates with some of the following capabilities who have a desire to grow their DevOps/SRE experience.  Candidates with a background in IT support or systems administration who want to grow their engineering capabilities are encouraged to apply.

What is the Target Background?

Linux experience is required.

Our ideal candidate has experience working with data center operations and developing portable automation for infrastructure and platforms, as well as experience with network installation of operating systems via Cobbler, Foreman, MaaS, or Ironic.

Experience with IaC/CMDB platforms like Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible is required. Some programming in Go, Python, Bash or JavaScript experience is prefered.

Experience with SCM (like Git), VMware or Windows is a plus.

These additional skills are prioritized

  • Experience automating VMware clusters
  • Experience configuring physical servers or network infrastructure
  • Experience with image-based deployment