Senior Data Center Engineer

Percipient.ai

Percipient.ai

Other Engineering
Reston, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024
Founded in 2017, percipient.ai utilizes state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning to develop cutting-edge tools that bridge the gap between AI and human understanding. We pride ourselves in maintaining an inclusive and collaborative work environment that enables each individual to grow while having a meaningful impact on national security. Join our team today!
Percipient.ai is seeking a Senior Data Center Engineer to assist our IT support team in maintaining public/private cloud resources, as well as corporate infrastructure supporting the development of our visual intelligence advanced analytics platform. This role shall develop and maintain a hybrid public/private cloud virtualization environment, as well as manage a multi-site organizational network and server infrastructure. The position requires skills in managing data center hosting environments, enterprise virtualization, network and security engineering, system performance tuning/monitoring, cloud computing, vulnerability management/patching, and overall network infrastructure troubleshooting.

Responsibilities:

  • Improving the integrity, availability, confidentiality, and performance ofpercipient.ai’s network and cloud services
  • Maintaining corporate IT and network infrastructure
  • Management of public and private cloud virtualization environments
  • Implementing and monitoring resource utilization/availability
  • Developing and maintaining IT plans/processes/procedures
  • Systems reliability engineering
  • Managing and participating in an on-call program to enable the high performance/availability of a private cloud environment

Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or commensurate experience/qualifications
  • 7+ years of systems/applications operation and networking experience in 24/7 production environments
  • Firm grasp of advanced aspects of data center virtualization, including VMware vSphere, Linux KVM, enterprise storage arrays, spine/leaf switching architecture, and GPU accelerated computing
  • Experience running large-scale virtualized infrastructures supporting both on-prem and cloud deployments
  • Experience in public/private infrastructure automation using products such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Juju, etc.
  • Experience supporting AWS, Azure, OCI, and/or Openstack cloud API
  • Demonstrated experience in deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Linux, Mac, and Windows endpoints
  • Scripting experience with either Python, Bash, or Perl
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting various network tools, such as centralized access management (SAML, Oauth, LDAP, Kerberos), vulnerability scanning/analysis, SIEMs, and firewalls
  • Experience in multi-OS security triage and forensic analysis is a plus
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; a team player
  • US citizenship required due to federal requirements
We want the best for all of our employees and go out of our way to provide top-tier benefits. Join our team to receive:
● Substantial Equity
● Unlimited Flexible Time Away (FTA)
● 401k Matching
● 90% Employee Medical Premium Coverage
● 65% Dependent/Family Medical Premium Coverage
● Flexible Spending Accounts
● Employee Referral Program
● Lunches & Snacks
● Commuter Benefits
● Life Insurance
● Travel Assistance
● And more
Percipient.ai is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We hire talent located within a daily commutable distance to our offices in Reston, VA. We believe in the benefit of a highly-collaborative in-office culture, so if you're near the Reston Town Center, plan to be in the office at least 4 days a week.