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Cloud Operations Engineer

San Francicsco, California, US
Remote

Joyent Cloud Operations is looking for talented, passionate, and resourceful devops engineers to join our ranks. Candidates will work as part of an established but growing team that is focused on 24x7 support, availability, and uptime of all Joyent infrastructure. Our services span multiple international data centers. Individuals will provide hardware deployment and operational support while working on long term projects that increase Joyent’s operational efficiency through automation.

Responsibilities

  • 24x7x365 support of Joyent Cloud Operations
  • Monitoring, alert and incident response
  • Hands on implementation, maintaining, and troubleshooting of complex virtualized environments
  • Document pre-deployment and post-deployment operating procedures
  • Stay abreast of current technologies and make recommendations based on knowledge and research
  • Work rotating shift and weekend schedules as required

Requirements

  • System administration experience with SmartOS, Solaris, or Linux
  • Experience managing large-scale Linux or Unix system deployments
  • Experience with configuration management tools and Git
  • Experience with varying virtualization technologies
  • System level programing experience in Shell (Bash, KSH), Perl, Node.js, GO and rust and a passion for building idempotent tools
  • Experience with enterprise server hardware from manufactures like Dell, HP, Cisco and SuperMicro.

Desired Skills

  • A strong desire to troubleshoot problems and then distill processes into procedures, including documentation for both knowledge sharing and training of new employees
  • Experience managing large globally distributed cloud deployments
  • Experience with Prometheus, InfluxDB/statsd, large-scale LDAP deployments
  • Experience with Docker, containers, and related technologies
  • A strong background and familiarity with Illumos based OS’s (OpenIndiana, OmniOS, SmartOS, or similar), and SMF, ZFS, and Zones technologies in particular
  • Open source community involvement
  • Database servers: MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Configuration management: Chef, Saltstack and Ansible

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years experience building and running a high-transactional, 24x7 production environment
  • Experience delivering a world-class systems platform with scalability and resiliency
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise; designing and deploying global Linux or Unix based systems
  • Detail orientation on technology, technical-development, quality, operations and system performance.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbally and in writing

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. With its Triton Kubernetes services and support, Joyent helps its customers build and operate modern cloud native applications across multiple clouds. Joyent’s Triton Private Regions provide low cost, dedicated cloud infrastructure that gives its customers the ability to own their data and control their cloud costs.

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to jobs@joyent.com with Cloud Operations Engineer in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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