Sr. Software Infrastructure Engineer
Information Technology | Santa Monica, CA, United States

THE COMPANY

Delivering any data, anywhere, anytime, EdgeCast is the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The company was founded in 2006 by technology entrepreneurs with years of experience building companies in the infrastructure, web services, and application delivery spaces. We built our global delivery network to provide the fastest, smartest content delivery on the planet.  And, according to the independent experts, we did exactly that - we consistently rank among the very best-performing CDNs in the industry.

  • Funded by Steamboat Ventures and Menlo Ventures
  • Highly experienced executive management team with a proven track record
  • Recently named the #1 fastest growing Internet company in North America by Deloitte and Touche

 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be an Engineer and love to build new things -- Innovative thinker and creative problem solver
  • Be on top of the latest technologies and massive scale DevOps & Agile methodologies
  • Actively participate in evolving design and architecture of our infrastructure automation and release tools and processes
  • Perform planning, configuration, deployment and maintenance work associated with the EdgeCast production environments, supporting tens of thousands of Linux servers globally
  • Help identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Software Infrastructure team; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation using established best practices
  • Evaluate new technologies and develop scalable infrastructure solutions

 
REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Linux / Unix systems administration, provisioning, configuration, monitoring (Nagios, Zenoss, SNMP, etc) and troubleshooting
  • 2+ years of programming experience in Python is preferred (Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, or Perl are also acceptable)
  • 2+ years of experience in network technologies (JunOS, IOS)
  • Excellent understanding of current methodologies in high performance operations and large-scale implementations
  • Experience developing and automating continuous integration/delivery pipelines
  • Deep understanding of the Linux OS, internals, kernel & filesystems tuning, protocols and services (such as PXE, DNS, HTTP, NFS, CIFS, FUSE) and troubleshooting utilities (strace, sar, vmstat, mpstat, tcpdump)
  • Extensive experience in shell scripting/programming skills, systems automation tools (FAI, Kickstart, SaltStack, Puppet, Chef)
  • Expertise in advanced networking subjects (TCP/IP, BGP, VLAN, Bonding/Trunking, switches, routers & firewalls)
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technology (KVM, Xen, ESXi, OpenStack), Dell hardware (DRACs, Livecycle Controllers, BIOS, RAID controllers), and Apache/Nginx, MySQL, LVM, LVS software
  • Must possess strong documentation skills and be able to work with rapid change, Configuration Management utilities (SaltStack, Puppet, etc), and Source Control (Git, SVN)
  • Prior experience with CDN, ISP, 2,000+ server environments, or production Internet-facing services for large enterprise customers is highly preferred

 
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  •  Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and resourceful persona required to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment
  • Strong team player with a focus on customer service and the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the company and across diverse cultures
  • Great analytical and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal)
  • Ensure all necessary operational processes and procedures are carried out with a high level of attention to detail, expediency and on-time delivery
  • Core values - Ethical, respectful, and of highest integrity

 
 
 
 
 





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