Platform Architect

Remote
Full Time
Experienced

About StackPath

StackPath is cloud platform built at the internet’s edge, providing infrastructure and services physically closer to the source or destination of data than hyperscale cloud service providers. StackPath edge compute—including Virtual Machines and Containers—and edge applications—including CDN and WAF—are strategically located in the world’s most densely populated areas, and united by a secure private network backbone and a single management system. Customers ranging from Fortune 50 enterprises to one-person startups trust StackPath to give their latency-sensitive workloads and applications the speed, security, and efficiency they require. For more information, visit stackpath.com and follow StackPath at www.fb.com/stackpathllc and www.twitter.com/stackpath.

About the Role

We are seeking a Platform Architect with strong background in networking and systems engineering. This role will help design and support our virtual network environments.

This role will report to: Vice President, Platform Software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate with agile teams to develop Edge applications by providing architecture guidance and hands-on technical coding/scripting support during all phases of agile SDLC.

  • Drive new network features and functionality
  • Build tooling and automation for SmartNIC environments.
  • Act as an SME for the virtual network fabric.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong proficiency in maintaining driver and firmware lifecycle
  • Experience with the Linux network stack
  • Good understanding of common Linux packaging and deployment techniques
  • Strong scripting and automation capabilities
  • Experience developing and debugging networking protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of git versioning tools 
  • 3+ years of production systems and network engineering

 

Preferred

  • Experience with container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with common virtual network stacks (OVS)
  • Strong working knowledge of hardware virtualization (SR-IOV, VFIO)
  • Experience with userspace networking (DPDK) is a plus

 

 

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.

StackPath collects and processes personal data submitted by job applicants in accordance with our Privacy Policy

About StackPath

StackPath is a platform of secure Internet services built at the cloud's edge. StackPath services enable developers to build protection and performance into any cloud-based solution—from apps, to games, web sites, and beyond—without needing cloud security and delivery expertise of their own. More than 800,000 customers already use StackPath services, ranging from early-stage enterprises to Fortune 100 organizations. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, StackPath has offices across the U.S. and around the world. For more information, visit stackpath.com and follow StackPath at www.fb.com/stackpathllc and www.twitter.com/stackpath.

About the Role

We are seeking a Platform Architect with strong background in networking and systems engineering. This role will help design and support our virtual network environments.

This role will report to: Vice President, Platform Software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate with agile teams to develop Edge applications by providing architecture guidance and hands-on technical coding/scripting support during all phases of agile SDLC.

  • Drive new network features and functionality 
  • Build tooling and automation for SmartNIC environments.
  • Act as an SME for the virtual network fabric.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong proficiency in maintaining driver and firmware lifecycle
  • Experience with the Linux network stack
  • Good understanding of common Linux packaging and deployment techniques
  • Strong scripting and automation capabilities
  • Experience developing and debugging networking protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of git versioning tools 
  • 3+ years of production systems and network engineering experience

 

Preferred

  • Experience with container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with common virtual network stacks (OVS)
  • Strong working knowledge of hardware virtualization (SR-IOV, VFIO)
  • Experience with userspace networking (DPDK) is a plus

 

 

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.

StackPath collects and processes personal data submitted by job applicants in accordance with our Privacy Policy

 

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