Dev/Ops Support Engineer at Grassroots Technologies, Inc (Sunnyvale, CA) (allows remote)


Job Description

GRT is carefully searching for new candidates for a high profile, global commerce engagement located in Sunnyvale and San Bruno, CA.


[Bay Area Ideal, Pacific Time Zone a plus, but neither is required]


We are looking for a solid foundation of technology understanding and work/school experience; we are also equally interested in promising communication skills, and growth potential of any candidate. 


Skills & Requirements


Required Background



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or
    Mathematics or 5 years of applicable industry experience

  • Self motivated individual/leader looking for challenging work material in a dynamic team environment. Strong communication skills a must with abilities to interact with both technical and non-techical client personnel.


Preferred Skills (some subset of the following concepts as applies to different roles):



  • A familiarity with Linux or UNIX (HP-UX, Solaris, SmartOS, AIX, etc) systems administration


    • Interactive and scripted bash power-user skills (bash fluency)

    • Familiarity with command line tools such as curl, dig, ssh, rsync, top, lsof, iostat, and the proc file system


  • Experience using one of the following configuration management technologies: Salt, Ansible, Puppet, Chef

  • Experience using one of the following cloud providers: Azure, Rackspace, Google Cloud/GCE, Digital Ocean, AWS

  • Experience and fluency in one of the following programming languages: Go, C/C++, Java, C#, Python, Perl or Ruby

  • An understanding of application layer protocols such as HTTP/S, DNS and the basic networking protocols such as Ethernet, IP, TCP/UDP.

  • Familiarity both with RHEL/Centos and Debian/Ubuntu OSs and package management

  • Familiarity with Prometheus and Grafana

  • Experience using Salt Stack configuration management

  • Experience using Kubernetes (K8)

  • Fluency in Go and Python

  • An advanced understanding of network protocols such as Ethernet interface bonding, BGP, overlays, SCTP and tunneling technologies.

  • SQL and Relational DB Knowledge (MySQL, Oracle, etc.)

  • Building and maintaining continuous integration systems

  • Systems integration with third party and in-house systems 

Posted: 05 December, 2018


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