Senior Data Center Engineer

Reston, VA
Customer Success – Operations /
Full-Time /
On-site
Founded in 2017, percipient.ai utilizes state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning to develop cutting-edge tools that bridge the gap between AI and human understanding. We pride ourselves in maintaining an inclusive and collaborative work environment that enables each individual to grow while having a meaningful impact on national security. Join our team today!

Percipient.ai is seeking a Senior Data Center Engineer to assist our IT support team in maintaining public/private cloud resources, as well as corporate infrastructure supporting the development of our visual intelligence advanced analytics platform. This role shall develop and maintain a hybrid public/private cloud virtualization environment, as well as manage a multi-site organizational network and server infrastructure. The position requires skills in managing data center hosting environments, enterprise virtualization, network and security engineering, system performance tuning/monitoring, cloud computing, vulnerability management/patching, and overall network infrastructure troubleshooting.

Responsibilities:

    • Improving the integrity, availability, confidentiality, and performance ofpercipient.ai’s network and cloud services
    • Maintaining corporate IT and network infrastructure
    • Management of public and private cloud virtualization environments
    • Implementing and monitoring resource utilization/availability
    • Developing and maintaining IT plans/processes/procedures
    • Systems reliability engineering
    • Managing and participating in an on-call program to enable the high performance/availability of a private cloud environment

Requirements:

    • BS in Computer Science or related field, or commensurate experience/qualifications
    • 7+ years of systems/applications operation and networking experience in 24/7 production environments
    • Firm grasp of advanced aspects of data center virtualization, including VMware vSphere, Linux KVM, enterprise storage arrays, spine/leaf switching architecture, and GPU accelerated computing
    • Experience running large-scale virtualized infrastructures supporting both on-prem and cloud deployments
    • Experience in public/private infrastructure automation using products such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Juju, etc.
    • Experience supporting AWS, Azure, OCI, and/or Openstack cloud API
    • Demonstrated experience in deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Linux, Mac, and Windows endpoints
    • Scripting experience with either Python, Bash, or Perl
    • Experience operating and troubleshooting various network tools, such as centralized access management (SAML, Oauth, LDAP, Kerberos), vulnerability scanning/analysis, SIEMs, and firewalls
    • Experience in multi-OS security triage and forensic analysis is a plus
    • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; a team player
    • US citizenship required due to federal requirements
$160,000 - $200,000 a year
Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed reflects the average minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your assessed level and location during the hiring process.
We want the best for all of our employees and go out of our way to provide top-tier benefits. Join our team to receive:
 ● Substantial Equity
 ● Unlimited Flexible Time Away (FTA)
 ● 401k Matching
 ● 90% Employee Medical Premium Coverage
 ● 65% Dependent/Family Medical Premium Coverage
 ● Flexible Spending Accounts
 ● Employee Referral Program
 ● Lunches & Snacks
 ● Commuter Benefits
 ● Life Insurance
 ● Travel Assistance
 ● And more

Percipient.ai is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We hire talent located within a daily commutable distance to our offices in Reston, VA. We believe in the benefit of a highly-collaborative in-office culture, so if you're near the Reston Town Center, plan to be in the office at least 4 days a week.