Cloud Systems Engineer

Employer
Alarm.com
Location
Tysons Corner, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
POSITION OVERVIEWThe Cloud Systems Engineer collaborates with the Cloud Architecture team in the implementation and operation of Alarm.coms data center infrastructure. This position works closely with the Network Operations, Software Engineering and Quality Engineering teams in meeting and exceeding Alarm.coms internal and external SLAs around availability, security, recoverability and compliance. This includes monitoring, validating changes, gathering and reporting metrics, testing, incident management, and change management.RESPONSIBILITIES The Cloud Systems Engineers primary job responsibilities will include:Implementing both bare metal and virtualized SaaS solutionsMonitoring, maintaining and updating hardened configurations and baselinesImplementing global availability and performance monitoring frameworksImplementing and testing system level High Availability and Disaster Recovery plansTracking, controlling, and reporting status of system level, software, documentation, and infrastructure changes to managementTroubleshooting operations issues across the infrastructure and operationsDeveloping required scripts or codes to automate and integrate centralized infrastructure managementProviding high quality support to customers, prospects, management and engineeringREQUIREMENTSBA/BS in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related field2+ years relevant work experience in virtualization, SAN and networkingFamiliar with data center operationsBasic understanding of converged infrastructures and how the stack operatesExperience supporting multi-active and hot-hot architectures is highly desirableWorking knowledge of Windows Server operating systems is a mustLinux server experience is desirable.Hands on usage of VMware product suites a plus; vSphere, Horizon View, vRealizeEntry level understand of NAS and SAN based storage solutions.Experience designing and implementing monitoring frameworks both commercial and open source.Familiar with multi-tiered escalation and on call proceduresExperience implementing scripts for automation and systems management: Powershell, bash, JavascriptRelevant certification accreditations on the different components of the Cloud is highly desirable: Network (Cisco, SourceFire, F5 Networks), Compute (Dell, Cisco UCS), Virtualization (VMWare, HyperV) and Storage (NetApp, EMC)Hands-on experience assisting Engineering and Quality Assurance with deployment issues related to the different classes of environments that comprise the infrastructureAbility to work both collaboratively within a team environmentSelf- directed approach with high degree of initiative to investigate and resolve issuesWHY WORK FOR ALARM.COM?Collaborate with outstanding people: We hire only the best. Our quality standards are high and our employees enjoy working alongside other high achievers.Make an immediate impact: New employees can expect to be given responsibility for bringing new technologies to the marketplace within weeks. You are empowered to perform as soon as you join the Alarm.com team!Gain well rounded experience: Alarm.com offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you will get the chance to work directly with executives and gain a broad knowledge base across multiple areas of the business.Work with latest technologies: As we continue to lead the industry, we require expertise across a broad spectrum of technologies including short and long-range wireless communication, video surveillance, lighting and HVAC automation, web development, and backend application development and hosting.Focus on fun: Alarm.com places high value on our team culture. We even have a committee dedicated to hosting a stand-out holiday party, happy hours, and an annual corporate retreat.COMPANY INFORMATION Alarm.com is the leading cloud-based platform for the smart home. Millions of home and business owners depend on our technology every day to make their properties safer, smarter and more efficient. We make the Smart Home broadly accessible by enabling easy automation and control across a range of connected devices through our single, intuitive user interface. Alarm.com earned the Top Workplace award for its employee culture and the meaningful work we do every day to develop and bring to market new technology that will make millions of people safer and help them use energy more efficiently. Were seeking those who are passionate about creating change through technology and who want to make a lasting impact on the world around them. Our solutions are exclusively distributed through a network of authorized service providers. For more information, please visit www.alarm.com. COMPANY BENEFITS Alarm.com offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package starting on day one of employment including 100% paid medical for employees, a health savings account option with company contribution, waiver allowance, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off starting at 4 weeks and increasing with tenure and paid maternity/paternity leave. We offer a casual dress work environment, annual company retreat, grocery delivery and in suite bike racks and showers. Alarm.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer