Site Reliability Engineer

cPanel

(Houston, Texas)
Full Time Travel Required
Job Posting Details
About cPanel
cPanel is a control panel designed for the web hosting industry. It provides hosting providers with automated point-and-click hosting platforms. cPanel was launched in 1997 by cPanel Inc. and its operations are based in Houston, Texas.
Summary
cPanel is creating a new Systems Engineering team to work closely with our Developers and Systems Administrators on System Infrastructure projects.
Responsibilities
* Rapidly deploy internal and 3rd party applications by sitting on development scrum teams, working closely with DevOps and Systems Administration teams, and performing initial application deployment. * Monitor and ensures acceptable performance and reliability of our internal applications * Perform audits to ensure application and infrastructure comply with security and PCI standards * Coordinate response and resolution of reported security vulnerabilities
Ideal Candidate
**Technical Skills** * Advanced Linux administration experience: Linux, Apache/nginx/HAProxy, MySQL/MariaDB, iptables. * Strong working knowledge and demonstrated ability with Perl, Ruby, Python, or similar scripting languages. * Strong working knowledge of automating system deployment and maintenance using Puppet, Chef, or similar automation tools. * Experience with writing monitoring tests to use with Nagios or other monitoring software. * Experience working with virtualization platform, say, EC2, VMware, or Xen. **Education** * Five years of Systems Administration experience * Two years of software development or automation experience **Experience** * Iterative Development- Comfort with Scrum, or other agile methodologies is a plus * Communication skills- Able to effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas written or verbally in individual or group situations; presents oneself clearly and articulately when speaking; checks for understanding * Problem Solving skills- Able to take a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or manage the situation at hand by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience bases * Time Management- Able to manage work time in such a manner that ensures the accomplishment of specific objectives; sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity * Attention to Detail- Able to accomplish a task with concern for all the areas involved, carefully monitoring the detail and quality of own work * Results Oriented- Has a concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard or objective * Interpersonal skills- Able to get along with others effectively * Conflict resolution- Able to bring disagreements into the open and attempts to manage them collaboratively
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Competitive Salary. Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage. Flexible Spending Account. Free on-site lunch. Paid Vacation. Tuition Reimbursement. Casual Working Environment. 401K Matching.

Houston, Texas
Skills Desired
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  • Infrastructure
  • Linux
  • MySQL
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Scripting Languages
  • Systems Administration
  • DevOps
  • HAProxy
  • Nagios
  • Nginx
  • Chef Software
  • Systems Engineering
  • Automation Tools
  • Puppet
  • MariaDB
  • Apache
  • Application Deployment
  • VMware

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