Infrastructure Engineer


Posted 3 months ago and deadline of application is on 29 Jan
Recruiter was just hiring 20 days ago

Job Description

Packet (, a New-York based bare metal server automation startup, is seeking an additional team member to their operations in its Manila, Philippines office. We are seeking self-motivated, highly technical Linux and networking leaders to join our global team.

  • Advanced configuration, management, and optimization of high-performance linux based app and database servers within Packet infrastructure.
  • Deployment of new network and server infrastructure on the Packet platform, as well as planning and executing routine maintenance events.
  • Support of Packet's micro service based application environment (e.g. Provisioning, Metadata, PXE, et cetera) using Docker, Rancher, and CoreOS.
  • Provide high-level support and resolution on issues related to Packet’s bare-metal servers and network (iSCSI based block storage, elastic IP addresses, etc).
  • Collaboration with internal customer engagement team and content writers for technical guides and knowledge base content.
  • Work with our internal team to obtain in-depth understanding of Packet’s products and services for documentation requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-10 years experience as a Linux Systems Engineer and/or Network Engineer. We are looking for a generalist who is experienced in both disciplines for this position.
  • Experience in a hosting or service provider (NSP/ISP) is preferred.
  • Strong background experience in Linux administration, Web services (NGINX, Apache, Varnish), Databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL), and Configuration Management (Ansible, Puppet, Salt Stack).
  • Has a high interest and loves technology! -- Containers (Docker), and different orchestration tool such as Kubernetes, Mesosphere, Rancher, et cetera.
  • Strong scripting skills, including experience automating the deployment and operation of network devices.
  • Experience working with large-scale distributed systems or networks.
  • Working knowledge of
    • current-generation Juniper, Cisco, Brocade, and Arista switches and routers is a plus.
    • dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS) and MPLS is a plus.
    • fiber optic networking (DWDM) concepts and troubleshooting is a plus.
    • Software Defined Networking (SDN) and network device automation is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and great interpersonal skills -- we deal with people AND technology!

Perks and Benefits

  • Work from Home Work from Home
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks Free Lunch or Snacks

Required Skills

  • BASH
  • Network Administration
  • Linux Server
  • Cisco Networking (CCNA)

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
IT and Software
Educational requirement
Completed vocational course
Office Address
Ortigas Bridge, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Technology / IT
1 opening

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About PacketSolutions

A young and well driven startup company crafted in Manila, and local arm of Packet Host Inc. a New-York based tech start-up company that offers high performance bare-metal hosting and caters support for container workloads. Check out to get more information.
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