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Dev/Ops Support Engineer at Grassroots Technologies, Inc (San Bruno, CA)

GRT is carefully searching for new candidates for a high profile, global commerce engagement located in Sunnyvale and San Bruno, CA.

[Bay Area Ideal, Pacific Time Zone a plus, but neither is required]

We are looking for a solid foundation of technology understanding and work/school experience; we are also equally interested in promising communication skills, and growth potential of any candidate. 

It is noted this role has a significant internal customer interface involved.  The group provides infrastructural technical support and communication surrounding it, 1/4 to 1/2 of work time will be focused on communication/calls with the rest technical troubleshooting.

Skills & Requirements

Required Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or
    Mathematics or 5 years of applicable industry experience
  • Self motivated individual/leader looking for challenging work material in a dynamic team environment. Strong communication skills a must with abilities to interact with both technical and non-techical client personnel.

Preferred Skills (some minority subset of the following concepts as applies to different roles):

  • Experience and fluency in Go.
  • A familiarity with Linux or UNIX (HP-UX, Solaris, SmartOS, AIX, etc) systems administration
    • Interactive and scripted bash power-user skills (bash fluency)
    • Familiarity with command line tools such as curl, dig, ssh, rsync, top, lsof, iostat, and the proc file system
  • Experience using one of the following configuration management technologies: Salt, Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • Experience using one of the following cloud providers: Azure, Rackspace, Google Cloud/GCE, Digital Ocean, AWS
  • An understanding of application layer protocols such as HTTP/S, DNS and the basic networking protocols such as Ethernet, IP, TCP/UDP.
  • Familiarity both with RHEL/Centos and Debian/Ubuntu OSs and package management
  • Familiarity with Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience using Salt Stack configuration management
  • Experience using Kubernetes (K8)
  • An advanced understanding of network protocols such as Ethernet interface bonding, BGP, overlays, SCTP and tunneling technologies.
  • SQL and Relational DB Knowledge (MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Building and maintaining continuous integration systems
  • Systems integration with third party and in-house systems