Staff Cloudops Engineer

Esurance San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 7 days ago

Summary

Esurance is looking for a Staff CloudOps Engineer to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you'll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

If you're looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement then you may have just found your new home. Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work.

The Staff CloudOps Engineer should have experience working and administering VMware and Linux infrastructure and has lead and worked with large virtualization environments in production environments. S/he will be responsible for build, deployment, updates, patching and maintenance of the Linux and VMware and their underlying compute and storage infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Administers enterprise sized VMware based virtualization infrastructure vSphere version 5.5 and later

  • Designs, plans, implements, and administers Linux, VMware, Cisco UCS and support underlying storage technologies

  • Builds Redhat/CentOS Linux operating systems in an enterprise environment, manages updates and patching using Redhat Satellite

  • Installs, configures and integrates servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure

  • Performs backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure

  • Builds highly available server clusters in a vSphere environment

  • Automates and standardizes building OS and servers using scripting or configuration management tools.

  • Creates and maintains VM templates used for rapid deployment of virtual machines

  • Assists with the coordination and implementation of hardware maintenance, upgrades, repairs, or replacements to servers supporting the virtualization infrastructure

  • Ensures the security posture for the virtualization environment and VMs by monitoring system security, OS hardening, documents system configurations, and ensures compliance with industry best practices.

  • Ensures appropriate uptime, storage and redundancy is maintained in the overall infrastructure.

  • Configures and maintains role-based access management for VMware and Linux environment

  • Maintains end-to-end VM lifecycle.

  • Monitors and troubleshoots server, storage and network performance within the VMware environment

  • Monitors servers uptime, services using tools like Nagios and Splunk

Qualifications:

  • Recent 5 years hands on experience as a VMware Administrator engineer

  • Recent 3 years in Linux system administration experience

  • Able to work effectively under pressure, independently, and within a collaborative team-oriented environment.

  • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong analytical, problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Chef, Ansible, bash and python is a plus.

  • Ability to coordinate between cross-functional teams for Automation.

  • Well organized and possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment frequent software releases Experience / Education:

  • 2+ year operating in a public/private cloud infrastructure for Ecommerce applications

  • 2+ year Large VMware environments.

  • 3+ year in Linux/Windows management and troubleshooting

  • Proficiency in Chef (Other configuration management tools may count but preferable is Chef first)

  • Experience in at least 1 high level language (Python, bash, ruby)

  • Working Knowledge in Redhat Satellite (Packages/Update/Patch management)

  • Knowledge on Nagios and Splunk applications is a must to have for troubleshooting

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent education required Physical Demands and Work Environment: Representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to operate a PC and sit for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications

Benefits

At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it's something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

Health & wellness

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage

  • Wellness tools and coaching

  • Group critical illness coverage

  • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans

  • Group legal

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Identity Protection

Savings

  • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution

  • Choice Dollars

  • Referral bonuses

  • Performance-rewarding bonus system

  • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Commuter benefits

Family & community

  • Adoption assistance

  • Buckle Up Baby program

  • Pet insurance discount

  • Charitable gift matching

  • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Time off

  • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal days)

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)

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Staff Cloudops Engineer

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