Linux/Storage Systems Engineer
Facebook - Menlo Park, CA

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IT Infrastructure is looking for Linux Systems Engineer with deep storage skills. Facebook IT is growing at a rapid pace, and looking for help designing and building our next generation platforms for business applications. The right candidate should be a senior member of an infrastructure team that’s supported Oracle db and app teams, and is an expert with open source technologies. You’ll also need expert level storage skills to help us solve scaling problems using commercial and open source solutions. Responsibilities
Build and develop the systems needed to scale IT's Linux and storage infrastructure as we solve massive data and scale problems Design and build next generation storage architecture to support growing data and finance systems. Experience supporting Oracle database and apps teams strongly preferred, and ability to solve problems with open source solutions extra strongly preferred Instrument systems in a way that allows for operational excellence and ability to gather data. Use the data to drive support and capacity decisions Manage capacity on current systems and provide operational and executive visibility Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will have an impact on the business Find ways to leverage the scale and complexity of the larger infrastructure to solve problems for IT’s customers Be the final escalation point for issues related to IT Linux systems Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented, and train others to take on operations Participate in 24/7 on call rotation with the backing of an L2 system admin group Requirements
BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience Strong storage background in several of the following: VMWare on Netapp, NFS, SAN technologies, interconnect, storage networking, and underlying tools Extremely sound knowledge of UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals Working knowledge of at least one of the following languages is preferred: PHP, Perl, C++, Shell Ability to script or develop tools, and maintain others' code in at least one of the above languages Proven ability to make decisions and projections based on data Ruthlessly bent on automation, efficiency, and self-service Experience with common monitoring and configuration management tools such as nagios and cfengine Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Apache, Oracle, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP

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