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Systems Engineer - Platform & Infrastructure

Pleasanton, California 94588 | Contract

Post Date: 05/10/2018 Job ID: 18411 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: Systems Engineer – Platform & Infrastructure

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.

Are you a smart and talented Linux geek looking to join one of the hottest SaaS companies around? Do you enjoy solving problems around scaling to thousands of Linux server systems and building tools to automate anywhere you can? Then look no further!

We are looking for a number of Linux Administrators and Engineers to join our Platform and Infrastructure Build Teams. In this role, your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business. You’ ll be responsible for building and maintaining our global production and development systems.

The ideal candidate will have a solid ‘ hands-on’ background in managing Linux systems with experience in tools to automate systems deployment and management tasks.

Job Requirements:
  • Analyzes, acquires, installs, modifies and supports operating systems, databases, utilities and Internet/intranet-related tools.
  • Conducts systems programming and systems support activities, such as new or revised program language codes, processing routines and report generators.
  • Monitors effective language codes, processing routines, hardware use and use of database management techniques.
  • Modifies, maintains and updates software, such as compilers, link editors, assemblers, OEM utilities, JCL, macros and subroutines.
  • Develops and reviews operator and control instructions.
  • Prepares and conducts system and programming tests requiring interfacing of hardware and software.
  • Conducts programming tasks including program design, program coding, debugging and documentation.
  • As directed, prepares feasibility studies and designs tests to determine operating characteristics of software.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of Linux experience (at the scale of 1000’ s of servers or more)
  • Experience in a production / operations role 
  • Configuration management experience 
  • Scripting (python and ruby preferred) 
  • Experience with Chef (#1 choice), Puppet, Ansible, or similar. 
  • Strong communication skills

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.


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