Job Posting: Onyx CCS is Looking for DevOps, Front End, and Senior Dev Engineers

As part of our mission of advancing entrepreneurship in Connecticut, The Whiteboard frequently publishes job postings from around the statewide startup community. If you’re an entrepreneur, startup, or early-stage company looking for talent of any kind, please contact us at info[at]indie-soft[dot]com. The following positions were submitted by Onyx CCS, a Brookfield-based company:

Onyx CCS is looking for motivated, experienced engineers for our ElectraStack™ team: a DevOps Engineer, a Front-End Web Engineer, and a Senior Development Engineer.

For the Front-End Web Engineer position, the ideal candidate has built front-end, web-services based applications for large scale, distributed environments. They will also bring high-level Python skills, and an interest in scale-out systems.

For the DevOps Engineer position, the ideal candidate has built or deployed OpenStack-based clouds. They will also bring high-level scripting skills and an interest in storage.

As for the Senior Development Engineer, the ideal candidate has contributed to OpenStack™, specifically Cinder, Keystone, Nova or Neutron. They will also bring high-level Python skills and an interest in storage. Contributions may lead to patent applications in the area of high-level software orchestration.

All three would ideally have some working exposure to ceph object & file and other storage systems.

Engineering Team Responsibilities (Common to all three positions)

- Be a major contributor on our team helping build our Symphonyx™ and ElectraStack™ platforms.
- Exhibit a strong passion for developing cloud scale infrastructure with a strong ability to influence stakeholders, including customers 
and open source community members, and build consensus using good written
 and verbal communication skills.
- Possible customer interaction (support, pre & post sales), depending on expertise and skills
- Job does not require full time residence in CT

Front-End Web Engineer

Required Experience:

- Prior contribution and community interaction with open source projects.
- Experience in environments using Python, PHP, Java

Required Skills:

- 3+ years developing web applications in Linux operating system environments. 
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- Strong familiarity with SSH, HTTP, DNS, and a wide-variety of networking protocols.
- Solid, functional understanding of client/server fundamentals.
- Experience with RESTful APIs, jQuery and JSON.
- Experience working in user facing applications and some GUI design.
- Experience with Jira or similar defect-tracking systems.
- Experience with source control systems (git/svn)
- Proven problem solving ability.
- Expert knowledge in Python. Perl and/or Ruby a plus.
- Experience with virtualization, preferably KVM.
- Experience with DevOps automation tools such as Puppet or Chef a plus

DevOps Engineer

- Proven experience deploying OpenStack and other open source projects.
- Experience in environments using Python, shell scripting and automation tools like Puppet or Chef.
- Solid networking experience with advanced routing and load balancing knowledge.

Required Skills:

- 3+ years deploying applications in Linux operating system environments. 
-
- Strong familiarity with SSH, HTTP, DNS, and a wide-variety of networking protocols.
- Solid, functional understanding of client/server fundamentals.
- Experience with RESTful APIs.
- Experience with Jira or similar defect-tracking systems.
- Experience with source control systems (git/svn)
- Linux operating system/application development desirable.
- Proven problem solving ability.
- Expert knowledge in Python and shell scripting.
- Experience with virtualization, preferably KVM.
- Experience with DevOps automation tools such as Puppet or Chef.
- Network experience – with InfiniBand a plus but not required.
- Storage experience with Ceph or other types of storage systems is a plus

Senior Development Engineer

Required Experience:

- Prior contribution and community interaction with OpenStack and other open source projects.
- Experience in environments using Python.

Required Skills:

- 3+ years deploying applications in Linux operating system environments.
- Strong familiarity with SSH, HTTP, DNS, and a wide-variety of networking protocols.
- Solid, functional understanding of client/server fundamentals.
- Experience with RESTful APIs.
- Experience with Jira or similar defect-tracking systems.
- Experience with source control systems (git/svn)
- Linux operating system/application development desirable.
- Proven problem solving ability.
- Expert knowledge in Python. Perl and/or Ruby a plus.
- Experience with virtualization, preferably KVM.
- Experience with DevOps automation tools such as Puppet or Chef.
- Network experience – with InfiniBand a plus but not required.
- Storage experience with Ceph or other types of storage systems is a plus

About Onyx CCS

Onyx CCS is a manufacturer of turn key Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) platforms. We design, develop and manufacture a complete system including software. Our system differentiates in the market by having a powerful software orchestration layer called Symphonyx™. This software completely automates installation, operation, metering, management and scaling, making operating a public, private or hybrid cloud a breeze. We call the whole system ElectraStack™.

For consideration, please send your resume and any supporting materials you may wish to provide via email to Tony Rea (trea[at]onyxccs[dot]com). He can also be reached by phone at 203-308-0640.

About Krishna Sampath

Krishna Sampath works at Independent Software as the Program Director for A100, which provides aspiring software developers with technical training and jobs at Connecticut-based companies. Krishna has also worked as a teacher, a lawyer, and a barista. He has sung for the Icelandic President and currently performs with the Yale Citations.