SCS Container Infrastructure Architect

The Sovereign Cloud Stack (SCS) Project is aiming to define a complete, modular, secure, open-source software stack covering software-defined storage and networking, operations tooling for automated deployment, logging, monitoring, alerting, trending, identity and authorization management, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service layer, as well as Container(Platform)-as-a-Service layer.

The project is contributing to the GAIA-X effort, enhancing GAIA-X with an implementation that node-providers can leverage as a whole or in parts to deliver federated sovereign infrastructure, underpinning a sovereign data ecosystem.

The SCS Project is looking for a Container Infrastructure Architect.

In this role, you will

  • be part of a small central team that orchestrates the efforts to define, implement and validate (CI/CD) a stack of open source software
  • be working with a broader team from partner companies that contributes to the effort
  • work with the relevant open source communities, typically part of the CNCF
  • be responsible for driving the efforts on the container layer by defining and prioritizing the backlog, distributing or performing yourself the needed research
  • orchestrate a cross-cultural and cross-company community of individual contributors
  • … including the continuous automated deployment, configuration, testing and monitoring of the container platform on top of an OpenStack infrastructure.

We expect that you

  • have hands-on experience with Kubernetes and Kubernetes Cluster Management API, as well as standard tools in the Kubernetes world to integrate with the infrastructure and to manage deployments
  • are experienced not just using such environments, but being in a responsible position to plan, deploy and operate them
  • have been exposed to OpenStack and are familiar with setting up Kubernetes on top of OpenStack IaaS
  • are connected to the relevant open source communities
  • are used to work in the open, exposing your work in progress to a broad community, accepting criticism and willing to work on defining and refining the chosen approach in interaction with the community, building (lazy) consensus
  • are familiar with open source development tools and platforms such as Git, GitHub and the related workflows
  • are experienced in using deployment automation and configuration management tooling such as Helm, Ansible, Terraform
  • have experience in using agile development methodologies
  • are willing and able to present complex technology on stage or in meetings

We offer

  • working in an open and inspiring environment, interacting with highly-skilled and driven individuals from the project, the partners and the relevant open-source communities
  • contributing to a project that will make a difference by being instrumental for a vivid ecosystem of federated infrastructure providers in Europe and beyond
  • being a key part of a new startup
  • working on cutting-edge open source infrastructure technology
  • getting exposure to you presenting the project to stakeholders and to the public on technology conferences

Imprint (Angaben gemäß § 5 TMG):
Kurt Garloff, Grafenwerthstr. 8, 50937 Köln
Mail: scs@garloff.de / Phone: +49-221-292772-0
Tax-ID (§ 27 a Umsatzsteuergesetz): DE296446025
Responsible for the content (§ 55 Abs. 2 RStV): Kurt Garloff (same address as above)
Sovereign Cloud Stack and SCS are registered trade marks of the Open Source Business Alliance.