System Administrator (AMRD289)
Fortinet - Sunnyvale, CA

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As a member of the Fortinet Operations team, you will assume a pivotal role in shaping the network infrastructure and participate in key design & topology decisions.

You will be expected to come up to speed quickly and take on a leadership role in a hard-working and collaborative team. We have high expectations and are looking for a seasoned professional with experience in a wide range of areas. Your time will be split between pure networking and collaborating with Engineers to deliver a state-of-the-art metrics & monitoring platform.

You must be self-motivated, capable of managing your time well, and work efficiently without close supervision but value team collaboration. You place a high value on uptime/availability & fault-tolerance.

Responsibilit ies
Act as an internally-facing point of contact to escalate technical issues, and communicate network status
· Act as an externally-facing point of contact to maintain relations with network peers and vendors
· Expose/emit robust metrics to facilitate monitoring network stability and performance
· Consult and provide data-driven recommendations on infrastructure decisions for projects as they are being specified and developed
  • Strong Ubuntu/Debian knowledge
  • Network routing protocol knowledge. BGP preferred. Anycast experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Chef or puppet is helpful but can be learned on job
  • Creative problem solving abilities
  • Scripting/tools ability (for integration into the systems metrics/monitoring)
  • Familiarity with common web application stacks - LAMP & Java
  • Ability to document and update processes
  • Experience and flexibility regarding on-call duties (you will be in the escalation path)
  • 4+ years of experience with enterprise-level network infrastructure
  • Previous experience with multi-datacenter environments and high-availability service support

Education Requirement
  • Four-year college degree in related field.

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