System Admin/Engineer

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Job Description

6 months C2H (Only GC/USC)

Phone and skype

Los Altos, CA


(100% on-site) – Need Locals


Network / Systems Solutions Architect


  • Looking for a Tier 3 level engineer, almost at the level of a Solutions Architect as this person will be involved in guiding the team to make decisions/provide suggestions relating to storage/virtualization technology. 
  • Top priority will be storage and virtualization migration experience. 
  • VMware, Pure Storage and Rubrik will all be up for renewal in about 12 months so this person will be involved in the process of assessing new technology to potentially integrate/migrate to and will assist in that migration. 
  • Look at candidates strong in (Pure, NetApp, Nutanix, HPE, Cloudian, VMware) migration experience within these technologies will be huge. Someone who handles support requests for storage and virtualization as well – VMware/Broadcom escalation support has been a problem for them. 
  • On the systems side… (Windows/Mac/Linux) need to be able to help Tier 1 team from time to time.. but mostly will be involved in helping with higher level problem resolution. Active Directory..
  • For network.. that is lower on the priority list but still a need. Someone who has done Juniper switch upgrades would be ideal. Personality and work ethic is crucial here.. They need go-getter mentality. 
  • Someone who likes helping solve problems and help others as well. This person will be working alongside IT management, may be present and assist senior leadership and researchers. TRI is a complex environment. 

Position Title: Network / Systems Solutions Architect

Interview: Video interviews with possible onsite interview if schedules allow


  • L2/L3 Networking experience within Juniper and Palo (panorama) – candidate will be involved in a switch upgrade project for Juniper
  • Ticketing relating to higher level network and system administration issues
  • Candidates need a good blend of networking and systems experience. Candidates needs to be willing to learn and open to helping with other things such as systems since IT team is relatively small.
  • Siloed experience or candidates that want to be siloed will not work well here. Needs candidates that are self-starters, eager to learn, willing to help others, initiative "I'm going to fix that”

Experience in at least 3 of the 5 categories:
Networking – Juniper/Palo
System Administration:
Any combination of the 3, Mac is a plus
Linux – Ubuntu highly preferred
Cloud engineering – AWS, Azure, GCP (any of the 3, the more the better)