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Systems Engineer

Do you want to solve new and complicated problems with new and exciting technologies every day? As part of Nexum’s infrastructure team that builds and maintains the infrastructure that support the Nexum first*defense security as a services platform you will have the opportunity to work with new and exciting technologies and grow your skills and grow your career. We are looking for the brightest minds for building highly scalable, high performance, and highly automated systems to support our customers utilizing bleeding edge technologies to give our customers an edge to protect their networks. You will be supporting big data tools like Elasticsearch and Hadoop, as well as tools such as Docker, Puppet, and Chef for containerization and configuration management of growing environments, with strong DevOps processes in our environment allowing us to move quickly and to stay ahead of the threats.

We *require* seasoned expertise with Linux, MySQL, VMWare, and systems engineering and administration. We expect a good understanding of programming concepts and some development and or scripting experience, a good understanding of security concepts, and the ability to quickly learn and adapt to growing and changing technical landscapes. We’re looking for someone who is a self-starter, motivated by technology, and able to be flexible to meet deployment requirements.

Big plusses for previous experience with storage infrastructures, high-end MySQL administration, Perl experience, secure system design and deployment, and working knowledge of networking and security technologies.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree and four to 10 years' related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Strong knowledge of UNIX/LINUX both in physical and virtualized environments
  3. Working knowledge of VMware/Vsphere infrastructures
  4. Knowledge of security best practices and techniques, such as encrypted transport, in computing environment
  5. Operational knowledge and practical experience with a configuration management system such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible

Desired Experience

  1. Operational knowledge and practical experience with Elasticsearch clusters.
  2. Operational knowledge and practical experience with MySQL
  3. Working knowledge of version control: Git
  4. Understanding of continuous integration, build processes, basic packaging and automated deployment. TeamCity experience a plus.
  5. Working knowledge of Perl, PHP and UNIX shell scripting
  6. Ability to support development teams and environments
  7. Practical working knowledge of LAN and WAN networking
  8. Practical working knowledge of network and systems security

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