Systems Engineer

Infrastructure & Engineering - Infrastructure - 305

1010data values: 

  • Integrity: Doing the right things for the right reasons 
  • Agility: Adapting and thriving in a dynamic environment 
  • Teamwork: Combining our strengths to do amazing things 
  • Passion: Channeling enthusiasm to drive excellence 
  • Creativity: Unleashing curiosity to defy the norm 

About the role: 

We are seeking a seasoned Systems Engineer with site reliability background. This role will maintain a private cloud computing infrastructure and contribute to migrating workloads to our public cloud infrastructure. This is an opportunity to work with a team of talented engineers and developers to help 1010data manage a large and growing high-performance cloud computing environment. Laying foundation for new features, increasing capacity and reliability, evergreening software, and improving our security posture are all sources of projects in the Technical Operations team. 

1010data’s customers regularly query datasets of 100s of millions of records and operate high-concurrency computing clusters. Our production environment is unlike any other; making the ability and willingness to continuously learn and develop new technologies crucial. This role will offer and encourage the opportunity to continuously develop your skills and experience. 

 Please note, this role is not sponsorable 

 What you will take on: 

  • Monitor, scale, secure and manage our systems infrastructure as 1010data grows, focusing on Windows, Linux, VMWare as well AWS and Azure public cloud technologies in a highly scalable, 24/7 environment 
  • Automate the management of our application, databases, servers, storage and network devices 
  • Ensure the overall health and performance of the 1010data software as a service platform 
  • Proactively identify trends, determine incident root causes, and manage adverse events from identification to resolution 
  • Direct Data Center technicians remotely on hardware upgrades and maintenance. Data center site visits are rare, though possible if you live in the NYC or VA area. 

What you already have: 

Education and Experience: 

  • Computer Science or IT related degree 
  • 3+ years of experience administering Windows Server or Linux OS 

Skills: 

  • Strong experience in Windows and Linux System Engineering 
  • Knowledge of PowerShell is a must 
  • Strong understanding of computer organization, performance, and availability 
  • Understanding of medium to large scale computing solutions across the full enterprise stack. 
  • Understanding of Operating System (Windows Server) internals; ability to diagnose and repair 
  • Understanding of Operating System (Linux, Ubuntu) internals; ability to diagnose and repair 
  • Understanding of application, hardware, storage, OS, and database configuration of distributed, elastic, highly available data management systems 
  • A basic understanding of the management of Network devices including Routers, Switches, Load Balancers and Firewalls 
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, virtual networks, and load balancing 

Specific Technical Experience:  

If you have experience with some but not all of these, you are encouraged to apply. 

  • Containers: Kubernetes, EKS, AKS, KOps, Helm, Docker 
  • Alerting and monitoring: ELK, Zabbix, OpsGenie 
  • Languages: Python, Bash, PowerShell, C 
  • Operating Systems: Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, CoreOS), Microsoft Windows Server 
  • Source Code Managers: Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, SVN 

Personal Impact: 

  • The successful person will be a cooperative, creative person who is strongly motivated to solve emergent engineering problems issues and address their root causes. This person will be adept at finding the right technology balance to solve problems quickly and efficiently, while creating a maintainable codebase that can evolve as technologies change. This person must be capable of working independently and towards goals vs. just following instructions 
  • Willingness to document one’s work, expanding our internal knowledgebase 

Communication: 

  • Communicate clearly and have strong, positive interpersonal skills 
  • Feel comfortable presenting to a group of peers or skip-level manager 
  • Have the ability to articulate in his/her ideas, consider options presented by others and reach an informed, balanced technical opinion 
  • Create clear, concise memos/summaries, design documentation and presentations 
  • Demonstrate the ability to review the technical documentation provided by others and provide constructive comments 

 About 1010data: 

For more than 20 years, 1010data has helped financial, retail and consumer goods customers monitor shifts in consumer demand and market conditions and rapidly respond with highly targeted strategies. The 1010data Insights Platform combines market intelligence, data management, granular enterprise analytics, and collaboration capabilities to empower better business outcomes. More than 900 of the world’s foremost companies’ partner with 1010data to power smarter decisions. 

You can find this on the Company page of 1010data at https://1010data.com/company/ 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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Some of the benefits at 1010DATA

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Be well with healthcare costs covered

SAVINGS AND RETIREMENT

Plan for the future with our 401(k) match

OFFICE

Fuel your day with our healthy stocked kitchen, game rooms, and in office wellness classes