IT Infrastructure Engineer at Outbrain

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IT Infrastructure Engineer

New York City

Outbrain is seeking a talented IT Infrastructure Engineer, who loves technology and troubleshooting complex problems in a challenging environment, to work in the Information Technology team at our New York City office. The Infrastructure Engineer is part of a highly visible IT team delivering complex enterprise solutions to a global organization.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor core IT systems and infrastructure

  • Install, configure, test, and maintain Outbrain’s Data Centers, IT systems, software and system management tools

  • Architect and maintain global firewall and network infrastructure, cooperating with local IT site managers

  • Lead network-related IT projects globally

  • Review systems implemented by other members of the team to ensure proper standards

  • Provide triage support for infrastructure related issues


Technical Requirements  

  • 8+ Years experience as a system administrator, network administrator, with experience in Linux, Macintosh, and Windows systems (in that order)

  • Strong understanding of all areas in an IT environment

  • Experience managing cloud infrastructure is a MUST

  • Advanced Understanding of network technologies, routing, firewalls, and VPN from vendors such as Juniper, Fortigate, Cisco, Brocade, Force10, etc.

  • Proven experience in leading IT projects

  • Experience with authentication technologies, e.g. 2-factor authentication, LDAP, RADIUS, SAML, 802.1x, NAC Systems, etc.

  • Understanding of common services (web, mail), protocols (SSH, DNS, IPSEC), and architecture (enterprise and cloud)

  • Basic scripting/developing skills


 Work Experience Requirements

  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignments simultaneously

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify and fix security risks

  • Ability to work under pressure with multi projects at the same time

  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with others, which could include levels of management and external vendors

  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to find successful resolutions for complex issues, escalating when necessary

  • Good presentation skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline is required

  • 8 years of relevant experience is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree


About Outbrain:

Outbrain is the world’s discovery feed technology for the open web supported by the only end-to-end native advertising stack for publishers and advertisers. We make the discovery of content, products, and services possible. A third of the world’s internet-connected population explore and discover information through our feed technology, which is trusted by emerging to established brands and integrated into thousands of media companies’ tech stacks to manage and monetize their publishing operations. Outbrain operates in 55 countries and is headquartered in New York City with offices in 18 cities worldwide. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

 The brainy culture that ignites the halls of Outbrain has even been industry-recognized and awarded ‘Best Tech Work Culture’ in 2018 by Tech In Motion.

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