Senior Network Engineer AnchorFree
AnchorFree believes in placing consumers in control of their personal information online. The company?s mission is to enable secure access to the world?s information for an addressable market of 5 billion people who access the Web through computers or mobile devices. AnchorFree does this through Hotspot Shield, the world?s most popular app for safe browsing. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications, protects the user?s identity online, and provides universal access to all Internet content.
Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 150 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 4 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).
AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of WebEx), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.
AnchorFree is looking for all-star Network Engineer to become part of their talented team of engineers! Responsible for installing, maintaining and monitoring AnchorFree?s network operations. Candidate will help our team manage our production environment in our 9 data centers around the world with over 600 systems servicing our users. Candidate is expected to apply their base of technical, operational, process or project skills to identify opportunities for process improvement, lead portions of projects or processes, and bring new knowledge into the organization. This position interfaces with the engineering and operations teams.
Network Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the AnchorFree?s network infrastructure
Prepare network gear for deployment in the data centers
Troubleshoot internal and external applications, hardware problems, or network links
Formulating and implementing monitoring policies, procedures and standards relating to network monitoring
Implement and manage peering relationships with peering exchange members
Optimize network routes to decrease latency and improve quality of service
Balance network traffic between multiple carriers
Ensure that all Sys Admin projects are documented, including design documents, ongoing status reports, and summary reports
Maintain installation and configuration procedures
Test new technologies that can be implemented for more productive environment
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Conduct emergency maintenance
Perform regular security monitoring to prevent / identify any possible intrusions.
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Experience working Juniper MX and EX network equipment
Scripting and programming skills (Shell, Awk, Perl)
Working knowledge of standard infrastructure tools. (DHCP, DNS, NTP, SYSLOG, SSH, SVN etc).
5-7 years of Network Administration experience with high availability systems
Experience with BGP configuration and Peering
Experience developing system automation tools (using scripting language or config management tools)
Demonstrated troubleshooting skills through resolution; understanding problem from the network, OS, and application levels
Comfortable in a colocation environment, with regards to power and cable management, cooling, and adherence to installation standards
Preferable Job Qualifications:
Exposure to database technologies (MySQL, Hadoop and others)
Experience working for a network provider (ISP) as a network engineer or similar
Experience with high availability systems and storage solutions / architectures
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field
Compensation and Benefits:
Highly competitive salary
Excellent employee stock option plan
Relocation assistance available
Free food and drinks
Foosball, Small gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
Easy Access to Caltrain and Light Rail (free pass)
New Laptop (mac or pc) and Monitor
Employee discounts on HP, Apple and Verizon
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