Senior DevOps Engineer

Engineer, Computer, Software, Systems, Linux, TCP, IP, Java, Python, VPN
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today's advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges


We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That's why we're a leader in next-generation cybersecurity-and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

Proofpoint Inc. helps the most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive business data. Our security-as-a-service model has helped thousands of organizations protect their data from attack and enabled them to effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance mandates that have been spawned from highly publicized data breaches.

We are currently hiring a Senior DevOps Engineer to work at our Pittsburgh office located in the Strip District.

Your day-to-day

  • Design and maintain highly available and robust infrastructure services that increases productivity
  • Maintain quality of code, up-to-date documentation, and a high degree of ownership
  • Work in a dynamic environment and respond to interrupts in a timely manner
  • Provide escalation support for infrastructure platforms running in production
  • Provide mentoring to others with the team and the larger Operations organization


What you bring to the team

  • Bachelors of Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience with monolith-to-microservice migration
  • Prior experience with application containerization and container ecosystems
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • Experience working with remote teams across time zones
  • Natural self-starter and continuous learner
  • General passion for technology
  • 2+ years experience in a SaaS Environment either as a Software Engineer or Systems / Operations Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience in Linux systems administration and/or engineering
  • 2+ years troubleshooting TCP/IP networks
  • 2+ years work experience with programming or scripting languages such as Java, Ruby, Python, or Bash
  • 2+ years working within a cloud environment (AWS Preferred)
  • 2+ years managing build, deploy, and release cycles (CI/CD)
  • 2+ years working with a configuration management and automation system (Ansible Preferred)
  • Proficient with version control systems
  • Understanding of software engineering and web development practices
  • Understanding of information security concepts and technologies such as IDS, VPN, Splunk, and Firewalls
  • Strong interpersonal skills (DevOps as a methodology)
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in small groups to problem solve
  • Ability to manage inter-team relations and multiple simultaneous projects


Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint's amazing culture!

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
Dice Id : RTL542869
Position Id : R1631
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