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DevOps Engineer

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NSS Labs

NSS Labs is looking to hire a DevOps Engineer to help support our production applications. As part of the Operations team, you will be responsible for automation, configuration management and capacity management of NSS Labs production applications. In this role, you will be interacting with all functions in NSS Labs, Inc. technology team to build out operational capabilities to support our secure, scalable, fault-tolerant architecture.

Key Responsibilities:

Administration of a variety of network (e.g. NGFW, NGIPS, etc) and endpoint security products
Monitoring solutions such as Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, SolarWinds
Scripting with Python, Bash, Ruby, Per, Powershell. Etc.
Fine tuning of open source logging solutions such as syslog-ng and/or Rsyslog
Configuration backups to central repository utilizing tools such as Rancid, Kiwi CatTools, Expect scripts
Familiarity working in and high-level administration of a VMware environment (hosts primarily running Windows and CentOS)
Configuration and administration of Apache and/or IIS
Configuration and administration of Postfix and/or sendmail
Packet capture and analysis using tcpdump, tshark/Wireshark
The position requires participation in an on-call rotation of the production SaaS environment.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to produce usable and maintainable documentation
Proficient with standard IT concepts, practices, and procedures
Intermediate programming and scripting knowledge
Ability to execute research projects and generate practical results and recommendations
Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and drive to be successful; ability to work independently with minimal supervision or assistance
Strong problem solving skills: innovation, collaboration, analysis, inductive reasoning
Strong understanding of business processes and IT systems
Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
Thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking and DNS
Strong interpersonal, time management, project management, and conflict resolution skills
Proficiency in presentation of technical and business subjects to technical and non-technical audiences

Required Experience:

Minimum 3-5 years of recent experience working in network engineering, systems administrator, and/or devops role(s). Knowledge/experience with the following preferred:
real-world experience implementing and managing technology projects, ideally in a 24/7 environment
Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE, or MIS; or equivalent experience