Infrastructure Engineer

Linux, Ansible or Puppet or Salt, VMWare, Python or Ruby
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in infrastructure automation to help us design, implement, and maintain software build engineering processes, product testing and staging environments, and a global Linux-based production infrastructure. All of the work takes place in our cubicle-free environment, with no outsourced personnel or contractors.

Ideal candidates are enthusiastic about new technologies, prefer working closely with a small group of engineers and developers, take ownership of their work, and have a desire to help push our solutions forward.

 Successful candidates must be willing and able to obtain a security clearance; therefore, U. S. Citizenship is required.


Primary responsibilities include the following tasks:

  • Creation, deployment, support and maintenance of development software environments
  • Overseeing build frameworks
  • Repackaging RPM dependencies
  • Improving OS distributions
  • Writing configuration management code
  • Building software tools to support infrastructure provisioning

Required Experience

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years, direct and hands-on experience in a medium to large Linux based environment supporting development activities. Specific required experience includes:

  • Linux systems administration (e.g., CentOS, Red Hat)
  • Configuration management and automation using tools such as Puppet and Ansible and Salt
  • Continuous integration frameworks (e.g., Jenkins)
  • PXE provisioning tools such as simple PXE server, Foreman
  • Virtualization platforms (e.g., VMWare)
  • Python or Ruby software development
  • Shell scripting (bash/sed/awk/etc.)
  • RPM packaging and package management
  • Git source code management

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have experience or familiarity with (any of) the following:

  • Docker/LXC containers
  • Vagrant development environments
  • Chef or other (besides Puppet) configuration management frameworks
  • Build systems (e.g. Make, Rake, Paver, Ant)
  • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g., Nagios, Splunk, etc.)
  • Networking (primarily layers 1 – 3), protocols and standard tools such as tcpdump and traceroute
  • Web application development technologies (e.g. Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, PHP, etc.)

Skill Requirements

Strong verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills are required.  This is a role that requires representation and reconciliation of both developer and operations stakeholders.

  • Work effectively; contribute positively as a team member within a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment


Why you will want to come work here

We offer you the opportunity to work in a small team of high caliber developers, administrators and engineers focused on solving challenges using best-of-breed open-source and in-house developed solutions. We are a dynamic company, with a flat organization structure led by seasoned and highly technical managers who pride themselves on only hiring the best and brightest and leading from the front with a non-micromanagement approach to business.

Our benefits

Our generous benefits package includes: 401(k) match with immediate vesting, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Legal Resources Plan, a gym facility and/or showers in the building, covered parking, bicycle racks. Vacation, personal/sick leave (not combined as Paid Time Off), holidays. Life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage paid by the company.

Also, a casual work environment, flexible work hours, single/double offices – NO CUBICLES. Free sodas and snacks, weekly breakfast or lunch. We sponsor awesome holiday parties and a fun family picnic, a running team, a cycling team, other charitable events.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, color, age, military service eligibility or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected class. We encourage and support workplace diversity.

Qualified candidates should submit their resumes in MS Word or PDF format.
No third parties, no agencies, no subcontractors need apply.
U.S. citizenship is required for this position.


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Position Id : 789035
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