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Senior Systems Engineer Tanium
Emeryville, CA

Tanium is a provider of a management and security platform.

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About Tanium

Job Description

The Basics:

The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, configuration, operation, and maintenance of cloud-based systems and related cloud infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.

What you'll do:

* Act as member of cloud infrastructure engineering team
* Perform cloud infrastructure management
* Work with product development teams to architect and implement solutions
* Ensure all environments are configured securely and with best practices in mind
* Act as a Subject Matter Expert for Cloud, CI/CD, Containers, etc

We're looking for someone with:

* Education
* BS in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
* Experience
* 3+ years as a System Administrator, Operations Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, Cloud Engineer or similar required
* 5+ years relevant experience preferred
* Direct AWS experience required
* Familiarity with monitoring and management of enterprise systems running on cloud infrastructure required
* Strong automation and scripting (e.g. Bash, Python, Powershell, etc) required
* Experience with backups and resiliency in cloud based installations required
* Ability to estimate and manage cloud usage costs and identify and operationalize cost control mechanisms required
* Direct GCP and Azure experience preferred
* Ability to work with relevant teams to make architectural decisions for deployment of applications into AWS
* Ability to deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems
* Strong background in Linux deployment and administration
* Strong background in AWS deployment and administration
* Proficiency in one or more programming languages (Python, Node.js, Ruby, golang)
* Experience with one or more Cloud vendors (AWS and/or OpenStack preferred)
* Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools such as CloudFormation or Terraform
* Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins
* Familiarity with Docker and other container technologies (Kubernetes, ECS)
* Experience with configuration management (Ansible preferred)
* Other
* Demonstrates initiative and motivation
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Team player
* Person of high ethics and integrity
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
* Functional Analysis of performance and utilization, including spend, of cloud environments
* AWS Certifications a plus, but not required
* Azure Certifications a plus, but not required

About Tanium:

At Tanium, we empower the world's largest organizations to manage and protect their mission-critical networks. There's a reason why 6 of the top 10 retailers, 12 of the top 15 US banks, and 4 of the US Armed Forces use Tanium. We provide lightning-fast capabilities at their fingertips to see everything and do anything across their computer networks - with unparalleled scale.

We pride ourselves on being unstoppable in the pursuit of our mission. We are diverse problem solvers driven to do the right thing and win as a team.

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About Tanium

Tanium is a provider of a management and security platform.

5000 employees

2200 powell street

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