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Senior Systems Engineer

About StackPath

Founded in 2015, StackPath provides inherently secure cloud services so that developers can build online solutions and services that are safe—for their own operations and for their end users. More than 30,000 customers already use StackPath technology, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to early stage startups. We are a fast-growing team headquartered in Dallas, with offices in Orlando, Phoenix, Seattle, Tel Aviv, and Belgrade.


About the Role

StackPath is looking for Senior Systems Engineers to work on an automation focused team. Ideal candidates will have experience with medium to large scale deployments, a passion for problem solving, Infrastructure as Code experience, and the ability to learn new skills as required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Build, monitor, and maintain development and production infrastructure through automation
  • Assist in troubleshooting system and application issues
  • Automation of legacy infrastructure deployments, processes, and procedures
  • Maintain security of systems infrastructure through best practices, software updates, vulnerability remediation, etc.
  • Work closely with other groups to meet business needs and goals
  • Assist in mentoring of junior team members


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of how CDNs work: Anycast, DNS, HTTP, TLS
  • Proficient in Linux
  • Basic knowledge of security fundamentals
  • Ability to do shell scripting in Bash
  • Basic Ruby and/or Python
  • Experience in core Operating System components including but not limited to:
    • Networking
    • DNS
    • NTP
    • Directory Services
  • Experience with configuration management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.)
  • Experience with Monitoring and Metrics systems
    • Cacti, Graphite, etc.
    • Nagios, Sensu, etc.
  • Familiarity with revision control software (Git, SVN, etc.)


Other Details:

At StackPath, we take care of our employees we provide competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits. We invest in our people to ensure that they have everything needed to excel on the job.

Our goal is to make the internet a safer place. We need more help from people with the right passion and skills to help us get there.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.

StackPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V

If your experience and qualifications match our current needs, a member of our human resources team will contact you. We look forward to hearing from you!

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