We operate many of the world's busiest and most critical top-level domains (e.g., .com, .net, .edu, .tv, .cc, .jobs, .name, and .gov), plus two of the world’s thirteen Internet root servers. Our products also include Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, Recursive DNS with DNS Firewall, and Managed DNS. Our infrastructure services are relied upon every day by the world’s 3 billion Internet users.
And we do so at tremendous scale: we process 119-165 billion DNS transactions a day. Making sure these transactions perform well, and keeping our services and our customers safe in the face of constant attacks, is a fun and rewarding challenge.
As the Systems Engineer specializing in infrastructure automation, the candidate is tasked with developing, coordinating, and supporting Verisign's strategy to automate server builds, configuration changes, and code deployments. The candidate should be a strong team player as they will collaborate with architects, systems administrators, database adminstrators, storage engineers and other systems engineers. Strong communication skills are a must to fit in with the team's DevOps model.
The candidate is expected to work with minimal supervision, provide direction for their projects, provide, identify issues and recommend the appropriate action/resolution.
BS in Computer Science or related field, or 2-10 years of experience as an Operations Engineer or Systems Engineer required.
Specific experience in:
Automation in a web scale environment
Network Installs using PXE
Facilitating and politically navigating large-scale cross-disciplinary technology projects with highly technical end users.
Preparing technology briefings and presenting this information before management and at conferences.
Also desirable skills:
Message Bus Platforms
: United States-Washington D.C. Metro-Virginia-Reston