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Minimum Requirements
  • Education: Bachelor's degree and at least five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

We’re looking for folks with deep expertise with these kinds of technologies:
  • All things Linux: Debian and Ubuntu; Red Hat, CentOS and Oracle distributions
  • Puppet for systems configuration
  • Nginx, Apache and SQL-related technologies
  • NFS, CIFS and other network file protocols
  • High-performance networking, load balancer and proxy configuration
  • RAID enterprise storage, NetApp filer
  • SAML and Kerberos authentication
  • LDAP directory services
  • Git for code management
  • Python, Ruby, Go, bash or other scripting expertise
  • AWS, GCP or Azure cloud engineering
  • Code-defined infrastructure: Terraform, CloudFormation
  • Containerization, CoreOS and Docker
  • VMware virtual infrastructure technologies, storage and networking
  • DataDog monitoring; Splunk log aggregation; OpsGenie on-call dispatch
  • CarbonBlack binary whitelisting; Duo 2FA; OSSEC and tripwire

Working Conditions
  • Exposed to high voltage electricity, noise >80dB TWA, confined spaces, hot temperatures, heavy metals.
  • Occasional extended hours and some weekends
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

We’re moving offices. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in Spring 2019, will bring together 2,700 staff in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford’s culture and mission. The campus offers amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center. As part of our telecommute options, we have Stanford locations in San Francisco, Newark and San Jose and a supportive work-anywhere program for our Bay Area staff.

Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak. 
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. 
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
Work remotely, but you got to deliver. If you’re living outside the Bay Area, and you have a proven track record of successfully working remotely, let’s talk. Maintaining your online presence and your connection to our team means living through Slack, Zoom and Hangouts, with a virtual presence into our office so you can eavesdrop on conversations and be a walk-up conversation partner. Note, though: Stanford adjusts salary according to local economies and cost of living indicators.

How to Apply
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit your résumé and a one-page cover letter along with your online application.

Job Code: 4833
Grade: K

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