Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on 12/15/2023
INACTIVE
Forward Networks

51-200 employees

Network modeling and security
Company Overview
Forward Networks' mission is to transform networks to be agile, predictable, and secure. From global financial institutions to international media distributors, the world's largest mission-critical networks depend on Forward Enterprise.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$113M

Founded

2013

Headquarters

Santa Clara, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

48%

2 year growth

119%
Locations
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Bash
Kubernetes
Python
Git
AWS
Terraform
Ansible
REST APIs
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Ability to effectively debug hard problems with limited information
  • Infrastructure Systems Experience: experience configuring, operating, and maintaining:
  • - VMware vCenter/ESX
  • - File servers and NAS (disk and flash-based)
  • - DDI Systems (DNS, DHCP, IPAM)
  • - Firewalls
  • - Access and identity systems (SSO, LDAP, VPN, …)
  • - Backup and disaster recovery systems
  • Comfort with CLI and Linux
  • Understanding of application-relevant security concepts, including certificates, VPNs,  and encryption
  • Understanding of network connectivity concepts, including IP address allocation, tunneling, L2/L3, firewalls, and proxies
  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent
Responsibilities
  • Drive development work for physical systems, network devices, and virtual machines - to add new systems, replace existing ones, or integrate new functionality
  • Drive operations for corporate systems: handle tier-two escalations, write runbooks, and do knowledge transfer to systems engineers on the team
  • Work with vendors to maintain licenses and ensure capacity
  • Implement corporate security policies into all systems
  • Drive updates and patch management
Desired Qualifications
  • Leadership: team leadership and/or management experience
  • Scripting: Practical scripting and automation experience, including git, Bash, Python, Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes, REST APIs, etc.
  • Cloud: Experience provisioning and using resources in AWS (or other clouds)