Parent Category: Job Listings - Public Domain Listings Category: Systems Engineers (wintel / unix / android / vmware / cloud) Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
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Platform Engineer (Server and Storage) at Pico

Job Description

Purpose of the role

Pico is seeking a Platform Engineer with a strong focus on x86_64 server hardware, storage, and operating systems design. The ideal candidate will have excellent expertise in operating systems; virtualization and containerization; broad experience with server and storage hardware; and general software selection. With Linux/Windows skills and a sound understanding of datacentre hardware of all kinds, the successful candidate will be able to leverage Pico's partner ecosystem to evaluate, solve and troubleshoot complex engineering problems for Pico and customers. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, will be a capable written and verbal communicator, and will work on opportunities with multiple teams throughout the firm.


Responsibilities and duties (include but not limited to)

Evaluate customer needs and assist with server and storage solutions
Foster technical relationships with Pico's partner ecosystem
Manage and maintain storage solutions
Benchmarking and testing of new hardware and software
Provide support for problems escalated from Pico's Platform teams
Build and provide support for new, custom or one-off products including proof of concepts.
Create documentation for new products
Foster and create hardware and software standards
Assist with overflow work from the Platform Operations and Implementation teams
Design and optimize OS provisioning tools and automation frameworks to achieve zero-touch provisioning of Linux environments on bare-metal, virtual and/or cloud environments.
Drive design and implementation of automation through infrastructure as code approaches, so that both brownfield and greenfield server estates can be managed, secured and operated using modern SRE and DevOps best practices.

Education, skills, and background


Excellent understanding of physical server hardware from multiple vendors (CPUs, PCIe, Memory, Direct Attached Storage, RAID, NVMe and other server components)
Good understanding of software defined storage (MAPR/HADOOP, Gluster, Ceph, Minio, Qumulo, Cohesity and other similar solutions)
Excellent understanding of storage hardware and protocols (SAN, NAS, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, SAS, NFS, SMB, S3, EMC, HPE, NetApp)
Excellent experience with Virtual Server infrastructure (VMWare, KVM, Nutanix, SR-IOV, OpenStack and others)
Excellent Linux knowledge (Redhat, CentOS)
Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, and networking.
Good Microsoft Server and Active Directory knowledge

Highly desirable:

Good Exposure to infrastructure-as-code toolsets, Ansible experience is preferred.
Good Knowledge of git (rebase, merge, cherrypick, etc)
Knowledge of containers and Kubernetes

Nice to have:

Good understanding of vendor management and support tools
Good understanding of server latency from the hardware and OS and how to measure properly performance
Good Information Security mindset with strong grounding in PKI, encryption, network security, OS-hardening and related best practices.
Experience with XiLinx (Solarflare) Cards and Onload is preferred
Knowledge of public cloud solutions
Knowledge of API-based environments
Experience with Red Hat Satellite, Spacewalk, WSUS or similar tools
Bachelor's degree or better in relevant discipline is preferred. 
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Country: Singapore
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Open