Operations Engineer

Written by CK-12 Foundation on July 24, 2010
Location: Palo Alto Core Responsibilities:

  • Hands on Windows & Linux Administration in a medium size LAN environment.
  • Monitoring and managing equipments and services in LAN environment like routers, switches, proxy, firewalls, storage units etc.
  • Provide Level 1 & Level 2 support to end users using trouble ticketing system.
  • Asset tracking and inventory of LAN infrastructure.
  • Managing wireless network infrastructure.
  • Setup and maintain small/medium size research LAB’s infrastructure consisting of heterogeneous network aimed at compatibility testing.
  • Provide technical support on core Linux networking services such as NFS/Network/Package Management etc.
  • Manage routine tasks like server/service health checkup, backup etc in cloud infrastructure.

Mandatory Skills:

  1. An undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  2. Good written communication skills.
  3. Basic understanding of Network and System services.
  4. Basic working knowledge of any one Linux flavor  (commands/shell scripting, installing packages etc.)
  5. Strong conceptual understanding TCP/IP stack, OSI layers and associated protocols.

Good to have:

  1. Certifications: MCSE/MCSA/CCNA/RHCE etc.
  2. Exposed to virtualization technologies like VMware/Xen/VirtualBox.
  3. Exposed to monitoring and backup/restore tools like nagios, veritas etc.
  4. Hands on experience in configuring web, application & database servers like apache, tomcat, mysql etc.
  5. Familiarity and experience with open source applications and development environment is a plus.
If you wish to apply for this position, please email your resume to jobs@ck12.org with “Operations Engineer” in the subject line.  Principals only, no recruiters.  US Citizens and Permanent Residents only.