Proficient with Linux system administration from the command-line, ideally with experience in one of many of the following: Ubuntu, RedHat, Fedora, CentOS.
Strong in data center server provisioning and automation. Experience with one or many of the following: MAAS, Chef, Puppet, Ansible.
Knowledge in virtualization technologies with strong experience in one or many of the following: KVM, Xen. Experience with VMWare products is a plus.
Knowledge in virtualization management technologies with strong experience in OpenStack.
Knowledge of container and container management technologes with some experience in one or many of the following: Docker, LXC, rkt, Apache Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, etc.
Knowledge of datacenter networking technologies and fundamentals: physical ports, pluggable transceivers, VLANs, ACLs, SVIs, Basic routing with OSPF or BGP. CCNA, CCNP or equivalent certifications from other vendors are preferred. Experience with alternative networking stacks such as Quagga, Cumulus Linux, SONiC, Linux networking sub-system, is a plus.
Experience with Open Compute Project hardware devices is a strong plus.
Experience with compute and storage servers from multiple vendors (e.g. Dell, HP, Cisco, EMC, etc).
Working knowledge of Python programming and shell scripting.
Experience with remote and out of band server management software and tools, including ipmitool, BMC and SSH.
Good communication skills, orally and in written form, with ability to produce technical documentation and status reports.
Good interpersonal skills and willing to work with others to build complex solutions.
linux, data center, open stack, chef, vmware