Platform and Operations Engineer

Location: Mountain View, CA

Department: A

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position Overview:

You are responsible for the cloud deployment and operations of a high assurance, high performance network-based application.  Target platforms include native hardware and virtualized environments. Our environment is new, stable, flexible with a great opportunity to contribute. 


  • 7+ years Linux/Unix operational experience with Amazon EC2 experience
  • Emphasis on InfoSec including security monitoring, firewall, load balancing configuration, and networking especially as it relates to AWS
  • 5+ years OS hardening experience
  • Tools Developer
  • Knowledge of Nagios and/or similar monitoring tools
  • Python programming to access and manage AWS servers
  • 3+ years recent experience running production systems in a dynamically scaled, virtualized environment.
  • Experience working in a startup
  • BS/MS Computer Science or equivalent experience

ANY of the following experience:

  • Linux-based soft appliance creation
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP and common Internet protocols (HTTP, DNS, and BGP)
  • Knowledge of NGINX
  • Performance and resource profiling and system optimization
  • Familiarity with high assurance software methodology and platform security assessment and certification standards (Common Criteria, FIPS/NIST, etc)
  • Knowledge of MySQL and Postgress
  • Knowledge in NoSQL data stores 
  • Interest in Cassandra, Kafta, Storm, Hadoop, HBase
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