Sr. Linux Desktop Support Engineer
Mirantis Inc. - Mountain View, CA

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Primary Responsibilities

Build out IT infrastructure for Mirantis’ US operations to company specifications

Provide computer, network and software support to the end-user community via telephone, email, remote-access, or in-person.

Install application software based on corporate standards and end-user requirements.

Support IT infrastructure for the U.S. office

Build and maintain relationships with US-based vendors

Communicate with international engineering teams and global IT team based oversea

Support and develop IT services with the global IT team


Knowledge and experience in administration Linux (preferably RPM-based distros, CentOS, Red Hat, Fedora) and Linux-based services ( LDAP, DNS, DHCP, MySQL, Puppet, etc.)

Experience in network design and setup. Familiar with business level router configuration. Knowledge in CISCO, HP, and Vyatta network equipment would be a plus.

Troubleshooting skill in fixing computer hardware and software issues.

Knowledge and experience in virtualization systems - KVM/Xen/OpenVZ/VMWare ( preferably KVM)

Knowledge and basic concepts understanding of MS Windows Active Directory and LDAP directory services

Understanding of modern Intel-based servers architecture, experience in server configuration and optimization

Familiarity with VOIP technologies, experience with Asterisk or similar open-source solutions

Understanding of modern IP networking technologies

Knowledge of 1-2 scripting languages (Perl, Bash, Python, etc.), experience in creating and reading scripts.

What We Offer

Work in the Silicon Valley with established leaders in their industry

Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues

Build large scale, innovative systems for mission-critical use

High-energy atmosphere of a young company, competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options

Lots of freedom for creativity and personal growth