Job Description

Our client is a market leader in the business of securing web applications. Their flagship product is used by clients globally and is the leader in its category.  They currently have a requirement for Infrastructure / Platform Engineer who would design, build and improve their next-generation continuous delivery and deployment system.  The position is permanent and in Santa Clara, CA.


Job Description

We are looking for an Infrastructure / Platform Engineer to join our systems engineering team. The right candidate will have platform automation experience and be able to demonstrate with concrete examples that she/he is self-motivated, security-minded, committed to remaining up to date on industry best practices and technologies, and be able to give, receive feedback constructively.


You will design, build and improve our infrastructure and development platform, using technologies like:

  • Kubertnetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm or Nomad
  • Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper or Eureka
  • Ansible or Puppet
  • Docker, Vagrant, ESX, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Oracle Cloud
  • Postgres, Redis, Apache, Haproxy, Nginx
  • ElasticSearch, LogStash, Kibana, Splunk
  • Git, Jenkins, JIRA & Confluence.

You will be responsible for creating simple, elegant solutions for our technical challenges that will:

  • Support future growth and development
  • Provide scalability
  • Be technically consistent and reliable

You will also review and refine your peers’ design/architecture documents and code and providing clear, constructive feedback.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Very strong scripting/programming ability (Bash, Python, go) in Linux/Unix environments
  • Experience with networking, security, saas and cloud architectures supporting highly scalable, reliable and secure services
  • Solid understanding of web, application, and large distributed systems
  • Familiarity with build & release automation tools and methodologies like Jenkins or TeamCity
  • An Ops mindset - you’re always thinking “What happens if this fails ” when you build things
  • BS in CS or equivalent, plus 5 years of experience in relevant positions

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience specifying, designing, and/or implementing system deployment, management, health, and/or performance monitoring tools
  • Experience with hardware load balancer administration, network optimization, or other related and demonstrable TCP-level experience
  • Experience designing and/or implementing automated software testing, deployment and performance analysis systems
  • Experience in Systems and Network Administration, DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering
  • Experience provisioning, operating, monitoring and securing large distributed environments requiring 24x7x365 uptime
  • Contributed code to the open-source community


Position logistics:

  • Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the US (W2 Only)
  • Permanent, Full time role
  • Local candidates only



About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges.  Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long term career needs of our candidates.  We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.


Interested in Applying?

We can’t wait to see your resume!  Please apply below with your most current resume and anything else you’d like us to know about you – commute preferences, desired work environments, etc.  We promise to get back to you within 24 hours.  You should also feel free to email Nina Schindler ( or call 408-739-4900 x 123.