Systems Engineer/Automation
ENSIGHTEN - Cupertino, CA

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The Role

As a Systems Engineer, you will collaborate with a core team of engineers to develop, implement, and maintain 100% available, multi-cloud, globally distributed systems and networks. This position requires at least 3-5 years of experience building, testing, and deploying UNIX/Linux servers and/or applications in a high-availability enterprise environment. Responsibilities will focus on automation, full-stack management, tuning, and debugging as well as performance and availability monitoring. This position is an exciting opportunity to contribute integrally to state-of-the-art cloud applications and supporting infrastructure.

  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Excellent communication
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Extensive experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems (Debian, Red Hat, or Ubuntu)
  • High proficiency with CLI (Bash, c-shells, etc)Mid to Advanced level programming skills (Ruby, Perl, Python, or similar)
  • Experience with HTTP servers and related protocols (Nginx, Mongrel, Apache)
  • Experience with common network application layer protocols (HTTP, SMTP, DNS, AMQP, or LDAP)
  • Experience securing systems and interfaces (PKI, OpenSSL, OpenSSH, VPN, SELinux)
  • Experience with IP filtering technologies and techniques (netfilter/iptables, or ipfw)
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies (AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack, Hyper-V, or VMWare)
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience

Extra Credit
  • Experience with RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle)
  • Understanding of DNS and related technologies (UltraDNS, Dyn, etc)
  • HPC/HA systems experience a plus

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