IT Systems Engineer I
Running Corporate IT at scale is challenging. Come join our IT system engineer team, and help us build the most efficient systems which enable the Twitter business to run. You will join a team responsible for running Twitter’s global corporate infrastructure.
Who We Are:
Twitter is looking for a IT System Engineer to add to our IT infrastructure engineering team. Our mission is to design and deliver the most efficient infrastructure to enable our customers, the Twitter employees, to do the best work. We are looking to take our team to the next level.
What You’ll Do:
As a System Engineer, you will help design, implement and maintain the services that power Twitter’s corporate infrastructure. You will work with engineering teams to support solutions that deliver a variety of service including Windows Virtualization, Phones, DNS/DNCP, Endpoint Engineering and Management, Monitoring and Automation.
Who You Are:
You like working with customers and being customer focused. You enjoy being a critical part of an engineering team and contributing to the ongoing operations of systems at scale. You like to ask questions and challenge the current state. You enjoy learning new technologies and new processes. You are familiar with industry standard software and troubleshooting.
Work with hardware engineering to design, validate, maintain systems.
Develop automation of qualification test framework for new hardware systems.
Troubleshoot and drive corrective actions of Linux kernels, drivers, and firmware (BIOS and BMC) issues.
You will collaborate regularly with internal product teams to understand requirements and cultivate product knowledge.
You will generate and review validation plans and oversee execution and test reports
Be able to work with other engineers to define, develop, and improve test scripts
Technical Degree (BS Computer Science) or equivalent
1+ years professional experience in software and system engineering.
Linux/Unix systems administration
Hardware installation and configuration Experience with global IP Telephone networks
Demonstrate core knowledge of common applications and protocols including: HTTP/Apache, DNS/BIND, TCP/IP, SSH, DHCP, SNMP, NFS, Puppet, Cacti, NTP, MySQL
Familiarity with implementing and supporting common network & systems monitoring tools including: Syslog, MRTG, nagios, & Cacti Experience with office builds and facilities expansion projects.
Advanced knowledge of troubleshooting tools (i.e tcpdump, netstat, iostat, traceroute)
Experience with VMware, Citrix or other virtualization technologies Comfortable in a fast paced, high-growth IT environment
Desired Qualifications B.S. in Computer science or equivalent experience.
Write and maintain administrative scripts using Perl, Python, and/or Ruby Experience writing tools and automation o help with day to day tasks.
Comprehensive understanding of OSI model with a specific concentration on Layers 2-3 Understanding of best security practices
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.
San Francisco applicants:
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.
If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.
If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.
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