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Job opening for IT Infrastructure Engineer Redwood City, CA
Ref No.: 18-24738
Location: Redwood City, California
Start Date / End Date: 04/30/2018 to 10/29/2018
Please find the Job Description below:

Job Title: : IT Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Redwood City, CA
Duration: 6 Months(Onsite)

Position: IT Infrastructure Engineer
This position is located for onsite work in Redwood City, CA. Some off-hours work will be required.
Position Description and Responsibilities:
To serve as a key contributor to support the infrastructure on-premises and cloud for the Discovery IT organization at Redwood City. The main function of the role is to support new technology initiatives and implement leading-edge technologies with best practices, including hybrid cloud technologies, AWS-cloud migrations, high density computing platform, software defined data center and scientific workflows for research applications.
 Role Responsibilities:
·         Provide system-level expertise on Linux operating systems such as RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, to enable Discovery IT operations at Redwood City, including Cloud integration.
·         Provide support to research computing infrastructure as part of the team, involving servers, workstations, storage systems, networking, IaaS elements and applications.
·         Work with key clients in scientific research areas to deliver HPC services, system customization, performance tuning and optimization, proof-of-concept prototyping and deliver new capabilities.
Position Requirements:
Must have:
•        3-5 years of strong experience, or more, in supporting and managing Linux systems in professional environment(s).
o   Experience in hands-on and remote administration for x86_64 servers.
o   Red Hat Linux or CentOS, including X-servers is a must.
o   Experience in UNIX SHELL, Perl and Python is required
o   Understanding of NAS protocols (SMB/CIFS and NFS) from both the server- and the client- ends.
o   Must be able to program in a shell language; must be able to perform software compilation and installation activities.
o   Must have proficient TCP/IP networking understanding
·         2 years of experience using AWS cloud services. Knowledge of EC2, EBS & S3 required. Familiarity with any RDS service preferred.
·         Ability to troubleshoot storage related issues on both Linux and Windows platforms, Mac's optional
·         Ability to work both independently and as a contributor in a team environment
·         Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
•        Experience in managing high performance compute infrastructure in the data center including high speed network switches, standalone servers, high density blade servers, NAS and object storage
•        Working knowledge of configuring systems environment for databases such as MySQL and Postgress
•        Experience supporting blocks based storage and Fibre Channel or iSCSI SAN switches, and familiarity with multi-pathing and other high availability configurations on server side
•        Working knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware
•        Working knowledge of Linux Containers such as Docker
•        Working knowledge of Backup technologies.
•        Experience with the transfer of data to/from cloud offerings such as AWS S3
Bachelor's degree is required.

Interested candidates can send their updated resumes on and you can also reach me at 973-967-3431.