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Site Engineer

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Location
San Jose, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jul 19, 2019
Job ID
2674351

Our client is a fast-growth software vendor that offers award winning software through a cloud model. The company is growing at a rapid rate and one with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and one that values the individuality, ingenuity and originality each employee contributes. The company is in high growth mode and offers a competitive compensation and equity. We are currently seeking a talented engineer candidate with strong and diversified skills in the area of technical operations for this exciting opportunity:


 


Position title: Site Engineer


Location: San Jose, California


 


Position description:


 


The Site Engineer will help maintain the company’s mission critical production infrastructure to high levels of availability, security, scalability, performance, and efficiency to our customers. 


 


 


Position responsibilities:


 



  • Improve service availability and scalability through process, tools, and automation
  • Configure and maintain servers and networks.
  • Configure and maintain software components, i.e., operating systems, web servers, application execution environments.
  • Configure and maintain system monitoring and backups.
  • Manage network security, routing, bandwidth, performance.
  • Participate in the team’s 24x7 on-call rotation.
  • Monitor production systems, handle alerts and troubleshoot problems.

 


 


 


Required skills and experience:



  • Minimum 3+ years of systems administration experience with Linux, Apache, Tomcat. MUST HAVE strong Linux system administration skills in a customer production environment.
  • Understanding and experience with web application environments, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, routing, load balancing, CDNs, etc.
  • Understanding and experience with server farms in a data center environment.
  • Understanding of VPN, firewalls, IDS and security concepts.
  • Scripting/programming skills for automating system administration tasks.
  • Experience with network device administration (Cisco ASA/ IOS, F5, etc) is a plus.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, high growth environment.