Sr. Linux Platform Engineer

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Ref
70882
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Linux Platform Engineer

Tesla is currently looking for a suitable candidate for the Platform Reliability Engineer - Linux position. Suitable candidate will have experience in designing, implementing and supporting production grade large-scale globally distributed systems. You will be a key member of the global platform team that has the responsibility of uptime, reliability, scalability and performance of the platform. You should have an expert level understanding of the operating system internals and skills to troubleshoot complex system, networking & security problems within the platform ecosystem.

In this position, you will be working in a dynamic, fast paced environment where you will have the opportunity to work with some super talented individuals. We here are working towards achieving one mission - help accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy. If you want to be part of this once in a lifetime opportunity, please come and join us!

Responsibilities

  • Passionate about building world-class technology platform & excited in taking on large challenges.
  • Influence & design architectures for large-scale production grade systems


  • Influence & define security best practices for the platform
  • Experience in Designing, Implementing, Configuring & administering VMware ESXi
  • Demonstrate good understanding of F5 or similar load balancing platforms
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of traditional & cloud storage solutions
  • Expert level experience with one of more programming & scripting languages - Perl, Python, Bash & Shell
  • Expert level experience working with one or more configuration management technologies - Puppet & Ansible


  • Expert level experience working with APIs & Web Services
  • Passion for automating deployment & administration tasks
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Participate in periodic on-call duties


Minimum Qualification

  • B.S. Degree in engineering, science, mathematics, information systems or computer science, or other evidence of exceptional ability


  • Currently working for a company managing their mission-critical globally distributed setup concurrently serving very large user base of internal and external users
  • Intermediate level working knowledge on Windows Server 2012 R2 is a plus

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