Lead Engineer - Devops

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Job Posted Date 1 month ago(8/10/2021 4:59 AM)
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Office: Pune
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Based in Silicon Valley, Tintri is a wholly owned subsidiary of DataDirect Networks (DDN), the data-at-scale powerhouse and world’s largest privately held storage company. Tintri solutions serve the needs of enterprise data centres with intelligent infrastructure. Our product portfolio includes advanced technologies from Tintri (acquired September 2018), Nexenta (acquired May 2019), and IntelliFlash (acquired from Western Digital November 2019). This portfolio offers a fresh choice and a new experience to elevate your user experiences through automation, analytic insight, and tight integration with application workflows for your enterprise applications, including mission-critical databases and business applications, virtualization, and flexible software defined solutions. Learn more about the Tintri portfolio of solutions at https://www.tintri.com/products


The DevOps Specialist Support Engineer will contribute to the team’s successful releases by providing support to Engineering team as well as by deploying DDN existing and new hardware and software platforms. This role has a broad set of responsibilities that allow for collaboration across engineering, QA, Support and related teams. The DevOps Support Engineer will be a vital member of DDN engineering teams by managing a large number of systems distributed around the world, perform benchmarks on new and existing platform and perform validation of different hardware components of all DDN software storage appliances.

Job Description


Job Description

  • Administer internal clusters and parallel file systems including, but not limited to: installation of software, configuration and remote administration of systems 
  • Resolve any reported system issues rapidly and report on actions taken 
  • Keep management informed of plans, progress, and issues regarding assigned work 
  • Write and maintain scripts to streamline and optimize maintenance tasks 
  • Identify and recommend improvements to make work efforts more efficient and/or more effective 
  • Work closely with local hands-on staff on administration tasks 
  • Provide input and recommendations on network and system architecture, layout, and maintenance (including monitoring, upgrades, and decommissioning) 
  • Identify and implement tools that support deployment, configuration, administration, maintenance, and monitoring of the systems – either by building/deploying/maintaining the tool or by installing/configuring/maintaining a pre-existing 3rd party software tool 
  • Build and install drivers and file systems such as GPFS or Lustre 
  • Execute I/O benchmarking in support of profiling customer applications
  • Analyzing the results and providing a report on the new platform deployment
  • Create ISO images for releases and update ISO images for latest OS release
  • Manage and validate critical OS patches and perform security & vulnerability


Updates Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of system architecture and Linux fundamentals is a must for this role
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in platforms engineering or hardware platform support
  • Expertise in Linux System Administration and Scripting (shell) is a must for this role
  • Understanding of server installation and management and knowledge of High Performance Computing is required to perform day-to-day activities for this role
  • Very good oral and written communication skills
  • Experiences with Git, Gerrit and Jenkins and Agile software development tools and process are a plus.

DDN Core Characteristics

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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