Infrastructure Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

About Us

NS1 optimizes delivery of the world’s most critical internet and enterprise applications. Only NS1’s platform is built on a modern API-first architecture that acts on real-time data and grows more powerful in complex environments, transforming DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (IPAM) into an intelligent, efficient, and automated system. NS1’s technology drives dramatic gains in IT efficiency and application performance, reliability, and security for the largest global enterprises, including Salesforce, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Nielsen, Pitney Bowes, Squarespace, Pandora and The Guardian. We solve incredibly challenging problems on behalf of our customers in the most mission critical parts of their stack.

The role

We’re looking to add a new core member to our growing engineering team: an experienced infrastructure engineer who can dive into our extensively automated network of global infrastructure, summoning their deep technical background to drive new innovation in the tools and systems that run our cutting edge traffic management platform.

We’re looking for an autodidact who can immerse themselves in our globally distributed infrastructure immediately, leveraging existing technical strengths and teaching themselves the systems that are new to them. You should have broad knowledge of the technologies in modern infrastructure operations and automation, offering constructive advice for improvements, while being able to use and scale the systems in our existing platform. You’ll take responsibility for the quality of your code, and your daily work will have an immediate company-wide impact.

Your Skills:

  • Strong Linux systems programming, maintenance, and platform security skills
  • Excellent UNIX and networking knowledge
  • Bash, Golang, Python and/or C++
  • Docker
  • Ability to design with modern internet infrastructure operation in mind, including metrics, logging, automation, etc

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with DNS protocol
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Elasticsearch at scale
  • Experience with Hashicorp tools
  • Traffic load balancing, filtering, and DDoS mitigation tools
  • Messaging, persistent DB and caching systems
  • Linux kernel tuning, user-space networking

Our technology stack at NS1, and the many systems you’ll have an opportunity to work with here:

  • Our globally distributed platform is comprised of many subsystems including:
    • Custom built DNS platform that’s deployed on physical hardware
    • Anycasted edge network that spans nearly 30 facilities globally
    • REST API and Client Portal
    • Deployment automation, CI/CD, unit/integration testing
    • Monitoring, metrics collection and alerting
    • Traffic load balancing, filtering, and DDoS mitigation tools
    • Distributed messaging, persistent DB and caching systems
  • Other technologies and integrations include:
    • Linux, Ansible, Docker & other container platforms
    • BGP, BPF, SDN, packet analysis
    • MongoDB, Redis, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL
    • Go, Python, Bash, C, C++14, React, Redux, D3
    • OpenTSDB, ELK, Grafana
    • Integrations with third party SaaS, APIs, and libraries, various Open Source projects including REST API clients and integrations

Working @ NS1

We’re a fast-growing, well-funded startup based in the heart of New York City’s Financial District with offices and team members around the world. Working at NS1, you’ll come to understand our team is unique, both in and out of the workplace. We have PhDs, musicians, artists, and athletes working side by side, dedicated to delivering first class products. We’re hardworking, but we're also a compassionate group. We understand that outside of NS1 is a world that places demands on our time. Our leadership team is dedicated to open and honest communication and we continuously strive to foster a culture of transparency, flexibility, and creativity.

We offer:

  • competitive compensation (salary and stock options)
  • medical, dental, and vision
  • commuter benefits
  • 401k
  • flexible hours and time off
  • choice of workstation

NS1 is an equal opportunity employer.

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Location

55 Broad St, 19th Floor, New York , NY 10004

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Generous Parental Leave
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Remote Work Program
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