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cloud infrastructure management
Engineering, Full Time    Clifton, New Jersey    Posted: Tuesday, April 02, 2019
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Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?

Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust & passionate community of developers around the world. Our mission is to simplify cloud computing for every developer. We are working on solving some of the most challenging & interesting technology projects around, on a scale unmatched by few companies.

We want people who are passionate about building features that you & your peers will love.

At DigitalOcean, Data Center Engineers play a massive role in the success of our business. Our amazing Data Center team is responsible for maintaining & growing the physical infrastructure of the DigitalOcean cloud, past, present & future. They own everything related to the physical servers & networking gear that enables our company, & our customers to scale.

Day to day duties may include everything from replacing a faulty drive in one of our servers, to flying overseas to set up a brand new Data Center from scratch. In exchange for your expertise & enthusiastic interest in DigitalOcean, we can offer you a role on a fast growing, & collaborative team where you'll be given regular opportunities to hone your skills & learn new ones.

What You'll Be Working On:

  • Deploying & maintaining new Data Center infrastructure
  • Racking, stacking & wiring servers, power distribution units, & switches
  • Installing servers, switches, routers, & storage hardware
  • Submitting RMA to equipment manufacturers & shipping & receiving gear to & from remote locations & vendors
  • Submitting & tracking remote work requests & managing server & component inventory
  • Diagnosing & repairing hardware & performing upgrades, integrations, rebuilds & other projects as needed
  • Debugging network, hardware, & Linux OS related issues

What Well Expect From You:

  • Hands on experience with servers, hardware , networking
  • 1 year of data center center experience where you worked with physical servers
  • Basic proficiency with Linux OS (working in terminal sessions or command line)
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills, a collaborative nature & a friendly can-do attitude
  • Solid troubleshooting skills in networking, hardware, & Linux OS related issues
  • A strong desire & aptitude for solving problems & performing deep technical dives to resolve issues quickly & efficiently
  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation
  • A valid drivers license (must be comfortable with driving)
  • Ability to travel domestically & internationally (10% - 15% travel)
  • Ability to be on your feet all day
  • Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs

Why Youll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We have amazing people.We can promise you will work with some of the smartest & most interesting people in the industry. We work hard but we always have fun doing it. We care deeply about each other & take our no jerks rule very seriously.
  • We value development.We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do & invest deeply in employee development. Youll need to be great to get hired here & we promise youll get even better.
  • We care about you.We offer competitive health, dental, & vision benefits for employees & their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, & a monthly commute allowance to make your trips to & from work easier.
  • We invest in your future.We offer competitive compensation & a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. We also provide all employees with Kindles & reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, & education.
  • We want you to love where you work.We have great office spaces located in the heart of SoHo NYC & Cambridge, & offer daily catered lunches to keep your hunger at bay. Were also very remote-friendlywe use Slack to communicate across the companyand all remote employees have the opportunity to onboard in-office & take an all-expenses paid trip to our annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the team at least once a year. We also allow employees to customize their workstations to meet their needswhether remote or in office.

Department: Infrastructure

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