Enterprise Platform Engineer – Unix/Storage/Cloud

Capital Management Firm #014

The Enterprise Platform Engineer will be part of a talented global team of platform engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency in delivering a mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. The candidate will be responsible for project delivery, monitoring, automation, security, documentation, capacity management and L2/3 support for our Infrastructure.

This will involve collaboration with our business partners, application owners, clients, vendors, and internal teams (SRE, Network, Application Support and Application Development, and Quants) to deliver end to end solutions in a timely manner.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

§ Deliver systems and storage solutions based on Linux driven by requirements and develop standards to ensure consistency across all environments.

§ Proof of concept and new technology evaluation.

§ Benchmarking and performance analysis of existing and new technologies.

§ Manage and maintain a multi-cloud environment and evaluate new cloud services as they become available.

§ Promotion of DevOps best practices (CICD, automated testing, branching strategy, and environment decoupling.)

§ Proactively automate common tasks and functions to improve efficiency and support Infrastructure as a Service.

§ Manage BAU requests/services/processes as a member of a global team to provide a highly available environment employing automation, optimization and continual service improvement practices were possible to achieve outstanding service delivery.

§ Produce well-structured and comprehensive technical documentation for support teams.

§ Help cultivate the highest standards in systems engineering, automation, and development

Must have Qualifications:

§ Minimum of 7 years working with Linux (RHEL/CentOS/OEL preferred) in a large, complex or niche environment

§ with the following areas of focus: systems engineering & performance, configuration management, day to day operations

§ Experience working with various cloud providers (AWS and GCP)

§ Server Management and Support: HP, SuperMicro, Cisco UCS

§ Storage Management and Support: NetApp, DDN, EMC, and Vast

§ Filesystem Management and Support: LVM, EXT4, XFS, GPFS, NFS

§ Strong working knowledge of configuration management tools such as Chef, Terraform, or Puppet

§ Strong understanding of source control concepts, best practices and the software development lifecycle.

§ Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware and containers (standalone and Kubernetes)

§ Experience with a distributed job scheduler such as Slurm or HTCondor

§ Working knowledge of TCP, UDP, NTP, PTP

§ Naturally collaborative, inclusive, and team oriented.

§ Systematic and iterative approach to analyzing and improving systems and processes

§ Strong verbal and written communication skills.

§ Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

§ Well-organized, proactive, resourceful, able to handle a fast-paced environment, question the status quo, accountable and possesses an ownership mindset.

Preferred Qualifications:

§ Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related experience.

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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