Network and Systems Engineer - CDN Services - Opportunity for Working Remotely
Primary Location: Heredia,Costa Rica
The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
You are excited for the opportunity to help VMware to deliver hundreds of web applications and huge volume of software to customers all over the world. You will operate VMware’s largest websites and download sites. There are endless opportunities to develop new skills and deploy new technologies to support the fast-growing business. VMware’s software and services are utilized by every Fortune 500 company and have profound positive impacts across industries. Your work will make an important contribution to VMware’s success.
What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
VMware uses various Content Delivery Network (CDN) services and web proxy servers to delivery web applications and software to customers over the Internet. There are constant needs to efficiently operate the content delivery service to meet business demand and cost target.
This position will utilize a large set of skills to manage various CDN services, using code to drive workload and reduce repetitive tasks as much as possible.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?
Gain a solid understanding of how CDN services and web proxy servers are utilized in VMware, independently manage CDN services, troubleshoot and fix failures, deploy mitigations for web attacks.
Write codes to automate operation tasks.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
Configure CDN services for web applications and download sites. Fulfill CDN requests from IT and business teams. Follow IT operation procedures to deploy changes.
Troubleshoot errors related to CDN. A solid understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SSL Digital Certificate, Linux, Apache, Nginx is essential for your success. Experience with web development is a plus. You are not expected to work as a web developer, but having the knowledge of it gives you an edge in supporting CDN for web applications. You may also utilize web development skills in automation.
Write code in Python to automate workload and analyze operation data. Good Python skill is highly desired, however if you are proficient in other OOP language, you should be able to easily transition to Python.
Analyze and mitigate web attacks using CDN Web Application Firewall (WAF). A good understanding of Information Security is highly desired.
Document operation process and knowledge.
What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
This role will report to the Senior Manager of Network Services. This team is part of IT Networking Services group that operates VMware’s global network infrastructure and services.
We look for people who are self-driven, has the passion to learn new skills and solve complex technical issues. We promote good teamwork and collaborate working environment, encourage and support everyone on the team to grow in their career.
This team works flexible hours and interact with IT and business teams around the globe.
What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?
You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting benefits.vmware.com.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types
Generous Time Off Programs
40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities
Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)
Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our on-site pantries
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Information Systems
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-03-31
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