Datacenter Systems Engineer/Administrator
Posted on 3/15/2023
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years professional experience in large scale enterprise and/or managed hosting data center environment
  • Experience deploying / troubleshooting Linux systems (Red Hat/CentOS), Ubuntu as well as VMware environments (esxi, NSX, vsan)
  • Experience working directly with end users to determine deployment and configuration requirements
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and act / research independently
  • Knowledge of storage technologies (SAN / NAS devices)
  • Experience configuring Cisco or Arista switches manually or via automated means (Ansible etc)
  • Ability to lift 30+ pounds
  • Datacenter DCIM knowledge
  • Datacenter electrical and mechanical knowledge
  • Participate in the software development process as necessary, providing operational infrastructure designs and recommendations as required
  • Document complex processes using common tools such as Visio, LucidChart, Sunbird DCTrack DCIM or similar, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with logging and monitoring best practices
  • Day to day server administration (physical, virtual), storage administration, network config and applications support, health and performance monitoring. Ensuring quick turnaround times, as well as performance levels, availability, and security
  • Responsible for service delivery SLAs and validation at the storage, network, testing and application level. Ensuring proper infrastructure / testbed functionality with operations and internal R&D teams
  • Refine and automate commonly performed tasks to gain efficiencies and scalability using automation platforms such as Ansible, Puppet, etc
  • Experience using ticketing systems to track issues and document changes (Jira preferred)
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to peers
  • Deploy infrastructure manually and also via configuration management / automation platforms
  • Monitor and manage infrastructure utilization and performance
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, and network related issues, provide quick resolution to reported problems and perform root cause analysis to analyze reason for issues and prevent future occurrences
  • Communicate and coordinate infrastructure maintenance schedule and downtime to users
  • Help implement infrastructure solutions that meet or exceed our internal and external customers' SLAs and expectations
Pure Storage

1,001-5,000 employees

Enterprise storage company
Company Overview
Pure Storage is on a mission to redefine the storage experience and empower innovators by simplifying how people consume and interact with data. The company develops flash-based storage for data centers using consumer-grade solid state drives
  • Insurance, Health & Wellness - Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Gym / Wellness Reimbursement, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Life Insurance, Maternity Leave, PTO (Vacation / Personal Days), Paternity Leave, Vision Insurance
  • Home - Business Travel Insurance, Immigration Assistance, Phone Bill Reimbursement, Remote Work
  • Financial & Retirement - 401k 100% match on the first 3% of base salary, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Company Core Values
  • Persistence
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Ownership
  • Customer-first