Senior Service Reliability Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1389222

 Job Description

Proofpoint are hiring an experienced Senior Service Reliability Engineer responsible for provisioning, maintaining, and scaling our production services and server farms across multiple data centers.

Company Overview

  • At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

As a Service Reliability Engineer at Proofpoint you will be responsible for provisioning, maintaining, and scaling our production services and server farms across multiple data centers. You will contribute to the architecture to improve scalability, service reliability, capacity, and performance. You will write automation code for provisioning and operating our core data center systems infrastructure.

We are looking for passion, curiosity, attention to details, taking pride in one’s work, taking ownership, and having ideas/opinions. If you’re the enthusiastic team player who cares about the infrastructure, remains calm in crisis, collaborates cross functionally, and easily writes code for automation we want to talk to you.

Your day-to-day

  • Extensive experience in production operations; Recent experience installing, configuring and deploying Linux based operating systems and virtualization stacks
  • You have expertise in the relevant technologies (Centos 7, SELinux) in a large-production environment
  • You are comfortable with common infrastructure tools (Puppet, Ansible, LDAP, Nagios, Splunk, Artifactory, Jenkins, Spinnaker, or the like)
  • Proficient with Linux OS hardening (applying OS STIGs, CIS Benchmarks, SELinux)
  • You are able to automate solutions for complex & repetitive problems and are passionate about solving hard problems using data-driven solutions
  • You take an Ops-centric approach to everything you build, ensuring availability, performance and security are core components
  • You act like an owner and strive to do work you’re proud of, both technically and in your team interactions
  • You are able to inspire other people to work with you, and you enjoy mentoring and coaching more junior engineers

What you bring to the team

  • You’ll be the primary owner (design, build, support the infrastructure) of the Base OS (Centos 7), including requirements gathering, architecting and maintaining the OS configuration
  • You’ll be a major stakeholder in continuous security patching and hardening processes
  • You’ll provide support and guidance for teams migrating from CentOS 6 to Centos 7
  • You’ll provide additional support for other team initiatives, specifically cloud platforms (VMware / vCenter ,Openstack)
  • You’ll provide support and implementation of shared storage infrastructure (EMC, Nimble, NetApp)

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!