Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Engineering

Prague, the Czech Republic

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BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.

Since our founding in 2009, Pure Storage has empowered innovators to build a better world with data. In less than eight years, Pure reached $1B in sales, faster than nearly every enterprise company in history, and our incredible growth continues to outpace the competition.

Our mission? Give technologists their time back by delivering a modern data experience that empowers organizations to run their operations as a true, automated, storage as-a-service model seamlessly across multiple clouds. 

The secret sauce? More than 3,000 team members (and growing!) around the world who join forces to invent the next big thing. And then the next one. 

We’ve only scratched the surface of our ambitions, and as we continue to gobble up market share, we’re blazing trails and setting records: 

  • For seven straight years, Pure has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant (five years in the MQ for Solid-State Arrays, and two in the newly created MQ for Primary Storage).
  • Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a 2020 Medallia Net Promoter Score, certified by Owen CX, in the top 1% of B2B companies.

If you, like us, say “bring it on” to exciting challenges that change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make your mark.

PURE IN PRAGUE

We opened our R&D Second Home (besides the one in Silicon Valley) in Prague in January 2020 and since then we have experienced unbelievable growth. Our Engineers are solving complex engineering problems (from low-level system software to cloud computing) that help us innovate our cutting-edge products. Besides our world-class Software Engineering teams, we have many other talented colleagues working in Product Management, Sales, Finance, and HR to name a few. What’s more, we’ve developed these teams from talent across the globe. 

INFRASTRUCTURE SHARED SERVICES TEAM

The Infrastructure Shared Services (ISS) team is responsible for all of Pure Storage's engineering infrastructure, development environment and production services. We work with all engineering teams, including FlashBlade, FlashArray, Pure1 and others to provide reliable services that are used to develop new products and features. The team supports engineering in many different environments, from our multiple data centers to various public cloud, rolling out multiple different technical solutions using the latest in Pure technology

What You Will Be Doing

  • Working with a team of system admins in an infrastructure role in order to help our engineering teams achieve greater efficiency.
  • Ensure constant availability of our infrastructure maintaining systems to define SLAs and SLOs. This includes adding and expanding our monitoring and metrics as our environments grow.
  • You'll be writing in scripting languages (probably Python and Ruby) in order to write self-service automation to let engineers help themselves, or having our infrastructure detect & self-correct problems.
  • Ensure all servers and storage services are properly maintained and upgraded; including backups, monitoring, imaging, patching and auditing.
  • Developing documentation and runbooks to manage and maintain Pure Storages Engineering  infrastructure.
  • Capacity planning for an ever growing engineering organization while looking for ways to let us use our resources more efficiently.
  • Owning the lifecycle of our data center infrastructure including hardware and storage systems.

What You Bring To The Team

  • 4+ years knowledge in Linux; Centos and Ubuntu
  • 3+ years in scripting using Python, Perl, PowerShell, or Bash
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Puppet, Ansible, or Chef
  • The ability to understand API's and how to interact with them
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting systems using Nagios or similar products
  • Understanding of metrics and dashboard generation; use of Prometheus and Grafana
  • Familiarity with storage platforms; experience with Pure is a plus
  • Basic networking and understanding of VLANs, STP, LACP
  • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience being in an on-call rotation and triaging production issues

Bonus Skills:

  • Knowledge in Cisco UCS
  • Experience working with and building out VMware or OpenStack
  • Understanding of how to run DNS, DHCP, PXE, etc.
  • Skills around using and managing containers in Kubernetes would be a plus. 

BE YOU—CORPORATE CLONES NEED NOT APPLY.

Pure is where you ask big questions, think differently, and make an impact. This is not just a job, but a place where you have a voice and can accelerate your career. We value unique thoughts and celebrate individuality, and with ample opportunity to learn, develop yourself, and expand into different roles, joining Pure is an investment in your career journey.

Through our Pure Equality program, which supports a flourishing field of employee resource groups, we nourish the personal and professional lives of our team members. And our Pure Good Foundation gives back to local and global communities through volunteering and grants.

And because we understand the value of bringing your full and best self to work, we offer a variety of perks to manage a healthy balance, including flexible time off, wellness resources, and company-sponsored team events.

PURE IS COMMITTED TO EQUALITY.

Research shows that in order to apply for a job women feel they need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after meeting about 60%. You don't have to meet all the job requirements. If you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to apply.

Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for hire. 

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at TA-Ops@purestorage.com.

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Job tags: Ansible Bash CentOS Chef Grafana Kubernetes Linux OpenStack Perl PowerShell Prometheus Puppet Python Ruby Ubuntu VMware
Job region(s): Europe
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