IT Operations Engineer - Linux
At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
What You Would Do Here
Cloudflare is growing our IT team. Our focus is getting the best people to work at Cloudflare and then allowing you to do your best work. We are looking for an IT Operations Engineer to join our IT team in Austin, TX. You will report to the Director of IT Infrastructure, based in San Francisco, and work closely with the IT teams in the United States, EMEA and Asia Pacific, to provide exceptional client-computing support on-site and remotely to our business functions and engineering teams.
Examples of desired skills, knowledge and experience
- 3-5 years of client computing support experience
- Deep knowledge of Linux and MacOS; working knowledge of Windows 10 and Chrome OS
- Administration, maintenance and support of major Linux flavors in a corporate environment
- Experience with open source management and automation tools such as Ansible and/or Chef
- Experience automating tasks with Python or other scripting language
- Ability to troubleshoot and follow-through to resolution client computing hardware and peripherals, software and network issues
- Basic understanding of IT building infrastructure: low-voltage cabling, rack and stack of network equipment, servers
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under pressure
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Conduct effective employee training
- Experience working within a geographically dispersed team
- Hardware and Software Certifications, such as Linux+ or Apple
- Program Certifications, such as RHCE
- Experience with ZenDesk
- Experience with technical writing for documentation or instruction
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.
Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
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