Firewall Engineer

Reston, VA 20170

Posted: 05/08/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 240266

Job Description

• Build systems to address hard operational problems such as automation, provisioning/deployment, security, scaling, availability, and resiliency - while enabling our service developers to remain agile and deliver feature changes.
• Value simplicity and usability as well as security and work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment.
• Practice sustainable incident response and drive root case analysis.
• Take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures for our team and org.
• Deliver solutions that directly contribute to our customer’s success.
• Work closely with development team on maintaining operational health of core compute services for API availability and low latency.
• Managing and triaging tickets. Driving prioritization and execution of work based on impact.
• systems sustainably through mechanisms such as easy to use tooling and automation. Work in concert with service developers to evolve systems/products for better scalability, reliability, and development velocity.
• Drives new runbooks to help reduce mean triage time of incidents. Prioritize and automate high hit count runbooks.
Minimum Qualifications
• BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience.
• Proficient with writing services/task automation in Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, or Java
• Proficient with communication skills (writing, organization, learning exchange)
• Familiarity with core protocols (DNS, DHCP, HTTP, TCP)
• Deep knowledge of Linux internals and host-based networking
• Expert Linux/Unix performance and stability troubleshooting skills
• Familiarity with configuration management solutions such as Chef, Puppet, etc.
• Experience with devising, managing, and extending monitoring solutions for large scale environments.
• Experience in database management (Oracle DB, MYSQL, Postgres)
• Experience in shared file systems (Gluster, ZFS, etc.)
• Systematic problem-solving approach, strong communication skills, a sense of ownership and drive
• Deep understand of service metrics and alarms through the development of dashboards, service KPIs, alarming systems
• Experience working in an operational environment with mission critical tier one services with associated pager duty
• 5+ years managing large scale, highly distributed, services infrastructures
• 2+ years managing host virtualization technologies (KVM, Containers, Docker, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications
• Proficient in coding complex, distributed systems using Python, Ruby, Java, or C/C++
• Deep knowledge of Networking (TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, IPSec)
• Deep focus on building secure Internet facing systems and services in hostile environments
• 3+ years of experience in production software development with Agile methodologies
• 3+ years managing host, network, or storage virtualization technologies
• Expert troubleshooting skills
• Expert fleet automation and management solutions
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