Sr. UNIX / Linux / VMWare Systems Engineer Silver Spring Networks
Designing, developing, testing, deploying and supporting information systems in a geographically distributed 24x7 global customer operations environment.
Tier 3 support of VMware, EMC, Cisco UCS, Dell, Mail, DNS
Tier 3 on-call rotation for nights; weekend support is a must
Procedural documentation for hand-off to Tier1 and Tier 2 support
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as common sense: knowing what you don't know and when to ask
A good attitude is essential. Must work well without direct supervision and as part of a team
5+ years experience with UNIX / Linux administration in 1 or more major flavors - required
3+ years experience with VMWare solutions and administration - required
Knowledge of Backup and Recovery operations using Netbackup/Zmanda/VMware VDR- nice to have but not required
Practical skills required for the installation, configuration, and management of VMware ESX.
In-depth knowledge of VMware vCenter, HA, DRS, etc.
Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
Good understanding of SAN/NAS storage technologies.
Must be adept at identifying and eliminating performance bottlenecks and making performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, configuration).
Familiarity with data replication technologies, server migration and disaster recovery strategies (EMC RecoverPoint, NAS Replication).
Strong scripting skills (Perl, Shell, VMware API).
Working knowledge of the guest operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Solaris, etc.
Familiarity with security issues and best practices in virtual environments.
VMware Certified Professional (VCP).
In-depth Linux/Unix as well as programming experience.
Knowledge in Splunk, Puppet, BMC Bladelogic
Redwood City, California, United States
||555 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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