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Technical Instructor - Cloud Technologies (Remote) at Mirantis
Chicago, IL, US

Mirantis Overview

Mirantis is an open cloud company focused on harnessing open source innovation to help enterprise application owners become free of infrastructure and operations concerns. The company employs a unique build-operate-transfer approach to deliver two distinct products:

  • Mirantis Cloud Platform based on OpenStack and Kubernetes that helps service providers and enterprises run highly tunable private clouds powered by infrastructure-as-code and based on open standards.
  • Mirantis Application Platform based on Spinnaker that helps enterprises adopt cloud native continuous delivery to realize cloud ROI at scale.

Mirantis Training is the established leader in technical training for open cloud technologies. Since 2012, we have successfully trained over 20,000 cloud professionals, including many from Fortune 500 companies, who choose Mirantis for our expert instructors, proven curriculum, hands-on labs, and vendor-neutral approach. We offer a variety of cloud technology courses for OpenStack, Kubernetes, Istio and Microservices, and Spinnaker. Our mission is to help our students acquire a solid foundation and understand the larger context of cloud native technologies. 


Job Description

Mirantis is adding a Technical Instructor to our team! This role focuses on training delivery, instructional design, technical curriculum development, and content management of Mirantis open-source cloud technology training courseware.

A successful candidate for this role is driven by curiosity to learn new technologies, has the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms, and is technically adept at troubleshooting unforeseen problems. Technical Instructors have a valuable and unique role in ensuring customer success by providing industry leading cloud platform education to companies . You will have opportunities to teach a wide range of audiences from managers to veteran engineers in the IT industry.


Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver instructor-led training to end user customers and partners on a regular schedule in US and occasionally abroad (onsite and virtually).
  • Collaborate actively with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other technical instructors in developing & maintaining technical training content, lab exercises, presentations, and accompanying materials in bleeding-edge technologies like Kubernetes, Openstack, Contrail, Ceph, Mirantis Cloud Platform.
  • Design and develop learning solutions to create learning content that best fits the needs of the learner (includes online, classroom, and live virtual instructor-led training).

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration in a cloud environment.
  • Excellent oral presentation skills, interpersonal communication, and writing skills.
  • Strong abilities in Linux administration and deployment, including command line operations and managing Linux networks.
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter with proven success taking ownership of projects.
  • Ability to travel in the US and globally up to 50%.
  • Bachelor’s degree  in Computer Science or Education, related fields with appropriate experience in technology.
  • Preferred: 3+ years experience in a technical instructor, curriculum development role, or similar

What does Mirantis offer you?

  • Work with an established  Silicon Valley leader in the cloud infrastructure industry.
  • Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues, helping Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers implement next-generation cloud technologies.
  • Be a part of cutting-edge, open-source innovation.
  • Thrive in the high-energy environment of a young company where openness, collaboration, risk-taking, and continuous growth are valued.
  • Receive a competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options.