Lead Network Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Company Description

Founded in 2002, OPSWAT is the industry leader in software management SDKs, interoperability certification and multiple antivirus engine malware scanning solutions. Our SDKs are implemented by major corporations such as Cisco, Juniper and Dell Sonicwall, and our multi-scanning products are used by malware researchers, government and defense agencies, public utilities such as nuclear power plants, and financial institutions among many others. 

Job Description

  • You will be a lead responsible for all aspects of IT Data Center and Hosting Network Operations
  • Secure the distributed Data Center and Hosting infrastructure
  • Assist the VP of Information Technology in developing security procedures and policies
  • Ensuring that the network and systems infrastructure is up and running in multiple geographical locations
  • Management of OPSWAT’s hosted private and pCloud Nublic cloud services
  • Management of both hardware, software and DNS load balancers (physical and cloud/virtual)
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Management of multiple firewalls in multiple sites: onsite, colocation, cloud hosting
  • Configuration management and automated deployment of cloud servers
  • SSL, Certificates, Bitlocker, SSH keys, file, hosting and other encryption administration and management
  • Provide hands-on desktop and systems support including answering technical queries
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software and performing daily backups
  • Ability to design scalable systems as well as redesign or tweak those systems that are already built to scale better


What we need from you:

  • CCNA certified (CCNP or higher preferred) or equivalent hand’s on work experience
    • 3+ years hand’s on Cisco network administration  (ASA, site-to-site VPN, Catalyst switches)
  • 2+ years’  hand’s on senior-level experience with IT engineering of Linux distros (CentOS, Ubuntu, etc)
    • Experience managing LAMP stack
    • Knowledge of web servers (Apache, Tomcat)
    • Experience with database administration (MS SQL, MySQL, MongoDB preferred)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, Switching, Routing, LAN/WAN/vLAN, DNS, DHCP, VPN
  • Experience managing hypervisor technologies such as VMWare ESX, Xen or Hyper-V
  • Experience using cloud-based hosted solutions: Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, Azure, etc
  • Experience managing SAN/NAS technologies: EMC, NetApp, QNAP
  • Hands on experience managing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity using backup tools such as Symantec Backup Exec, disk-to-disk backups, replication, etc
  • Must be a team player!!

It would be nice if you had:

  • CCNP and/or CISSP preferred
  • Experience working in a distributed Data Center environment (onsite, colocation, cloud hosting, virtualization)
  • Knowledge and experience in security software and network operations
  • Experience with automation tools such as Chef or Puppet a plus
  • Experience with the administration of Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (Bash, PERL, Batch)
  • Knowledge of High Availability & replication across multiple OS’ preferred (including software and hardware load-balancers.
  • Experience with Windows Server administration a plus