AWS Cloud Engineer-2

Professional Services Mexico City, Polanco


The Fanatical Support for AWS team provides industry leading Fanatical Support™ to Rackspace customers as part of a global team. 

As the #1 Managed Cloud Company, Rackspace is hiring AWS Cloud Engineers to deliver Fanatical Support with Amazon Web Services. Fanatical Support for AWS includes a wide range of services and features to help customers make the most out of their chosen hosting strategy. Using your deep technical expertise, you will help customers optimize their workloads by providing application focused assistance to build, deploy, integrate, scale and heal using native AWS and 3rd party tool-chains and automation oriented agile principles. 

Through both hands-on and consultative approaches, you will be responsible fo supporting customers with tasks including provisioning and modifying Cloud environments, performing upgrades, and addressing day-to-day customer issues via phone and tickets, from the infrastructure right down to the OS.  

At Rackspace we pride ourselves on our ability to deliverfanatical support - this means our support team blendstechnical expertise and strong customer oriented professional skills.  Being successful in this role requires:  

  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services Products & Services, Relational and NoSQL Databases, Caching, Object and Block Storage, Scaling, Load Balancing, CDNs, Networking etc 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Windows or Linuxoperating systems – experience of supporting and troubleshooting issues and performance 
  • Intermediate understanding of central networking concepts: VLANs, layer2/3 routing, access lists & load balancing 
  • Good understanding of design of native Cloud applications, Cloud application design patterns and practices 

Key Accountabilities  

  • Build, operate and support AWS Cloud environments 
  • Respond to customer support requests via tickets and phone calls within response time SLAs 
  • Ticket Queue Management and Ticket triaging – escalating to senior engineers when required & handing over ongoing issues to 24x7 shifts 
  • Troubleshoot performance degradation or loss of service as time critical incidents 
  • Assist customers in the configuration of backup, patching and monitoring of servers and services 
  • Build customer solutions, leveraging automation and delivery mechanisms for efficiency and scalability 
  • Drive strong customer satisfaction (NPS) through Fanatical Support 
  • Ownership of issues, including collaboration with other teams and escalation 
  • Support the success and development of others in the team  

Key Performance Indicators 

  • Customer Satisfaction scores - NPS 
  • Performance indicators – Ticket queues, response times, first time fix 
  • Quality indicators – Peer review, customer feedback  


  • Technical achiever with a strong work ethic, creative, collaborative, team player 
  • A strong background in AWS and/or demonstrative hosting-specific technical skills: 
  • Compute and Networking 
  • Storage and Content Delivery 
  • Database 
  • Administration and Security 
  • Deployment and Management 
  • Application Services 
  • Analytics 
  • Mobile Services 
  • CloudFormation 
  • At least one AWS Certification Strong communications skills, written and verbal 
  • Passion for technology and desire to learn 
  • Ability to prioritize under pressure 
  • Sound problem solving ability 
  • Strong documentation skills 
  • Process improvement – identification & solution 
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is an advantage
  • Potential to work weekends and flexible hours 

About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

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