Linux Platform Engineer

Tesla Motors Fremont , CA 94537

Posted 3 months ago

Infrastructure Engineering & Operations team at Tesla is currently looking for a suitable candidate to join the Linux Platform Engineering & Operations team. As a member of this team you will have the opportunity to design, implement, Manage and Support the globally distributed Linux based infrastructure and tooling. Members of this team demonstrate strong understanding of the core Linux operating system internals, Services and skills to troubleshoot complex system, networking & security problems within the platform ecosystem.


  • Participate in planning, design and implementation of Linux based infrastructure & necessary provisioning & configuration management tooling

  • Work on mixed set of Linux operating system environments (Cent OS, Redhat, and Oracle Linux)

  • Work on configuration management and provisioning tools like Puppet

  • Work on software tools from VMware to provision and manage VM infrastructure

  • Work on automation tasks & tools

  • Identify & resolve issues within / around the platform ecosystem

  • Collaborate on standard design and operations documentation

  • Evaluate and shortlist new tools and technologies

  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation to ensure uptime of platform & tooling

  • Being available to perform maintenance activities during non-business hours and over the weekends


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience within a Linux environment

  • B.S. Degree in engineering, science, mathematics, information systems or computer science or other evidence of exceptional ability

  • Prior experience implementing, troubleshooting and supporting environments running on Linux operating system

  • Passion for automating deployment & administration tasks

  • Team player with a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to multi task

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