Lab System Engineer
Qualys - Redwood City, CA

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Self-motivated and hands-on individual to assist in maintaining the QA Test Lab. Individual will be responsible for the QA Lab VMware infrastructure and images, as well as a wide variety of Hardware, Network infrastructure, Operating systems and Applications. The primary focus will be to service QA, Development and Support team requests.
Duties and responsibilities

Setup/install/patch multiple hardware/os platforms including (but not limited to) Windows, Linux, MacOSX, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX.

Install, configure and maintain vulnerable software in the lab.

Maintain lab infrastructure and target uptime.

Creation, maintenance and backup of VMWare Images.

Hardware and software technical evaluation and procurement.

Inventory and documentation of Lab resources and testbeds.

Cable Management, Lab Environment Management including UPS's, air conditioning, power management, etc.


2+ years systems administration experience on multiple platforms such as Windows, Unix/Linux, Solaris, MacOS.

BS Degree in Computer Science or related field. · Experience with a wide variety of hardware, operating systems and network architectures.

Strong understanding of linux-based services such as DNS, DHCP, iptables, Apache, Samba, NFS, iSCSI and IPv4/IPv6 routing.

Solid understanding of Virtualization, specifically VMware ESX/ESXi/vSphere/vCenter, Citrix XenServer/XenCenter, Eucalyptus and EC2.

Experience with Active Directory domains and computer/user rights management as well as domain level security settings (GPOs).

Ability to automate system administration tasks using scripting (Bash, Python or Perl, Rsync, Crontab).

Ability to install and configure a variety of services such as IIS, LAMP, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, MySQL, Cisco IOS, HoneyD, Kerberos, etc.

Knowledge of network monitoring and other network administrative tools such as big brother, nagios, cacti/MRTG, netdisco, ipplan, rackmonkey, wireshark, tcpdump and scanning tools such as nmap.

Patch management experience on Windows WSUS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX and Solaris systems.

Must be able to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines and be pro-active with customer issues.

Proven track record of being able to adapt to and learn new forms of technology, new operating systems and software. · Must be a critical thinker with excellent verbal and written skills. Familiarity with the computer security industry as well as practices and principles is a plus.

Able to lift 50lbs waist high and carry between rooms.

Hands on hardware racking, cable management and equipment organization.

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Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions...