Company - CDNetworks
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Systems Engineer (Jr./Associate Level)

Position Title:  Systems Engineer (Jr./Associate Level)

Reports To:  Director, Operations

Office Location:  San Jose, CA (Local candidates preferred.)

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

CDNetworks seeks Systems Engineers to join our Operations team in designing, deploying, operating and maintaining a content delivery network on a global scale. Successful candidates will have a strong systems administration background, razor sharp troubleshooting skills, excellent communication skills and the desire to employ those skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Day to day administration of an advanced content delivery network consisting of 1000+ systems
  • Work closely with product development staff to solve problems and improve system performance
  • Work with NOC staff in resolving customer issues
  • Assist in the physical deployment of new system hardware
  • Work with contractors, vendors, and co-location site staff in performing site improvements and maintenance
  • Offer expert advice to the organization on issues related to systems engineering and administration

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required…

  • BS or equivalent in computer science
  • 2+ years of experience administering Linux or other Unix systems in a 24×7 production environment
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and teamwork skills
  • Hands-on proficiency of RHEL or something similarly stronger
  • Willingness to travel, as needed

Preferred…

  • Experience in the following: CDN technologies/services; scripting (e.g., shell, Perl, Python, etc.); system monitoring. (e.g., Nagios deployments, SNMP, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the following:  Large scale system deployment and automation using Kickstart and puppet; webserver technologies (e.g., Apache, lighttpd, IIS, etc.); Internet protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Korean language, highly desireable

ATTRIBUTES:

  • A detail-oriented, process-focused and inquisitive nature
  • High-bandwidth, self-motivated self-starter who works well with minimal supervision

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Send email to jobs@cdnetworks.com with the following:

  • Subject line:  Systems Engineer
  • Cover letter summarizing your relevant experience
  • Body or attachment:  Resume
  • Must have an updated LinkedIn profile posted

(Principals only. No third party vendor applications or submissions will be accepted.)

 

About CDNetworks:

CDNetworks enables Global Cloud Acceleration.  Our mission is to transform the internet into a secure, reliable, scalable and high performing Application Delivery Network.  CDNetworks’ unique position as the only multinational CDN with expertise and infrastructure in China, Russia and other emerging markets, enables us to be trusted partners in local markets, while serving as foremost experts on extending into global markets.  Accelerating more than 40,000 global websites and cloud services over our 140 PoPs, CDNetworks serves its e-business customers across industries like finance, travel, eCommerce, learning management, high tech, manufacturing and media.  CDNetworks has been serving its enterprise customers for more than 13 years, and has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Japan, and the UK. For more information, please visit: www.cdnetworks.com.