• Senior System Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
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  • Overview

    Ntrepid is an award-winning cybersecurity firm, where natural curiosity, desire to learn, and creative solutions in technology are highly celebrated.  We are 250+ person, product-focused company that is profitable and growing rapidly. If you believe that you have solid systems engineering skills and want to make an impact, keep reading!


    The ideal candidate will be a systems engineer with a successful background participating in the design and development of modern enterprise applications using an Agile methodology. The candidate will work with a small, highly collaborative, AGILE DevOps team in our San Diego office to deliver code through a CI pipeline to production. Automation is the name of the game – we use Ansible and custom scripts to help our developers go faster and accomplish more.


    • Innovate and build highly available product system that will scale horizontally and vertically with increased demand
    • Work with developers to design future requirements and resolve issues related to product
    • Create a platform to make it easier to analyze applications and systems to recommend performance improvements or future enhancements
    • Design secure systems with automated self-repair as the goal
    • Build and automate deployment process from CI to production
    • Document and diagram product requirements, architecture/design, API, etc.
    • Help create processes that enhance operation workflows
    • Serve as escalation support for tier 2 and operations team
    • Work with operations team to deploy and support product in production


    • U.S. Citizenship required
    • Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance
    • Bachelors or equivalent work experience
    • 8+ years of experience
    • 4+ years of configuration management experience (Ansible, Salt, Chef, etc.)
    • Proficient working in Linux OS environment (Ubuntu or Debian)
    • Good understanding of web services architecture
    • Experience writing custom scripts in Python or Bash
    • Experience working with Asterisk
    • Extensive knowledge of database deployments (PostgreSQL or MySQL)
    • Strong understanding of CI build pipeline (Jenkins, Gradle, Bamboo)
    • Prior experience setting up centralized monitoring (Zabbix, Nagios, etc)
    • Experience working with Java product configuration/support (J2EE, tomcat, JMX, etc.)
    • Working experience of virtualization software and services (VMWare, Openstack, Vagrant, etc.)
    • Additional experience in the following area/technologies are a plus: Networking (Juniper, iptables), VPNs, AWS, Docker, QA Automation (JMeter, BATS)


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