Infrastructure Engineer

3+ months agoNetanya, Israel

Outbrain is the world's leading content discovery platform, serving over 300B personalized recommendations monthly, reaching over 800M users from across the globe.
To support this scale, we manage a fleet of over 7000 physical servers, spread across several data centers. Scalability, reliability and "building the right thing" are in our genes, and we embrace automation and open-source. We love data and what it can tell us about our systems and we make sure to balance life and work to extract the best of both worlds.

Job Description
We are looking for a passionate team player to join our Infrastructure and Networking team.
You will be part of a talented group of professionals, responsible for our core infrastructure, providing scalable solutions from concept and design to implementation.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Manage the base Linux OS configuration over 7000 servers and multiple types of systems and services.
  • Maintain core network services such as: Consul, DNS, LDAP, DHCP.
  • Provide self-serve tools for configuration management and CI automation.
  • Build and maintain server-side APIs using, among other things, Python.
  • Manage the data center networking stack including all switches, FWs and load balancers.

What you'll Bring:
  • At least 3 years of experience with Linux-based OS and Bash scripting.
  • At least 2 years of experience in automating deployments using configuration and deployment management tools such as Chef, Jenkins, Docker or others.
  • At least 2 years of experience in writing code in one of the following: Python, Ruby.
  • Experience using version control tools such as Git.
  • Good understanding of networking concepts. Hands-on experience is an advantage.
  • Solid understanding of common Internet protocols such as: TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SSL, L4 and L7 load balancing.
  • Interest in the interaction between systems, bottlenecks and scale.

Personal Skills
  • You have the ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You have self-learning capabilities and an eagerness to learn new technologies.
  • Self-motivated with a real can-do attitude.

Our team believes that sometimes potential and capabilities come before experience. If you believe that your experience does not fully match our requirements but you think you are up for that challenge - ping us!


Job ID: outbrain-4863