We operate our own cloud infrastructure distributed across multi-tenant datacenters throughout Switzerland, with over 1 Petabyte of storage.
This infrastructure is connected through a redundant network with a 24 / 7 NOC in Switzerland.
You will be responsible ensuring our infrastructure remains reliable and can scale quickly enough to match our growth. You will perform System and Network operation.
This require work on-shift as well as outside working hour. You will be working both internally with the ProtonMail engineering team, and also with an external ISP that we have partnered with.
As you will be working in an international environment, English fluency is mandatory.
Experience with the following are required : Networking :
Routing expertise : BGP (e.g. IPv4 / IPv6, ECMP, Multi-homing, path tuning)
Strong in LAN, WAN, DataCenter networks, MPLS
Experience in VxLAN, EVPN forwarding, DCI
5+ years of proven track record of success, preferably in an ISP environment or large-scale data center environment
Proven experience in Arista, Cisco or Juniper routers / switches
Netflow or SFlow analysis
Network design and operation (Data Center and Internet layer)
Network security and system hardening (e.g. Firewall, ACL, segmentation)
Fine level knowledge of UDP / TCP protocols
Extensive experience with network troubleshooting (L1 to L4)
Experience in network scripting / programming in Perl or Python
Solid understanding of RedHat derivatives (CentOS, RHEL, Scientific Linux, etc)
Linux networking (e.g. VLAN, bridges, bonding, STP)
Nagios, Ansible, ELK
DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, TACACS+, SYSLOG, NTP
Bird, ExaBGP, HAProxy, LVS
Expert at debugging / customizing Linux system (building custom packages, kernel level tuning, recovery / rollbacks / upgrades, etc)
Fluent in Python, SQL and / or shell scripting
Bonus points for :
Experience in Data Center Network
Extensive software engineering experience (could also work as a software engineer)
Experience in Design pattern, Object Oriented programming, SQL Databases
Well versed in security and with a good understanding of security best practices from both a network and systems point of view
OpenVPN / IPsec / MACSec
Ability to keep up in an extremely fast-paced environment
Fluent in French or German will be appreciated
Masters degree in a relevant field of study and / or scientific background
Experience in OpenStack or Network / Systems automation
Certification in the field of Network / Sysadmin / Security would be an asset
What you will be doing :
Work in teams to deploy and maintain scalable and reliable data center networks
Troubleshoot network, hardware, and Linux OS related issues
Perform deep dives on technical issues within the DC
Build and operate petabyte scale storage solutions
Create and test documentation for the global data center knowledge base
Assist with process improvements and best practices in data center operations
Contribute to servers and network security
Build high performance monitoring and self-healing solutions for both networks and servers
Help to improve backup strategies and implement them
Understand and be able to write software to improve automation and site reliability
Why work at ProtonMail :
You will learn many things you can't learn anywhere else
Flexible and casual working environment
Startup environment where everyone matters and can make a big impact
Work in an ultra-high grow environment solving interesting problems, there is never a boring moment
Fast growth also means there are many opportunities for rapid advancement
Do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
High potential upside. In addition to highly competitive salaries, key employees can receive valuable early employee stock options.
Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default, and not merely an afterthought.
Be part of this revolution that is changing the world.
How to apply?
Send your resume to careers protonmail.ch