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15 Feb 2023

Full-Time Senior Systems Engineer (Remote – US)

DomainTools – Posted by DomainTools_CJ Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description


DomainTools is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer that is passionate about operational excellence in infrastructure, automation, and team-building. Come help us build the tools and processes to accelerate the delivery of our security-focused SaaS services. We build on open source technologies and operate services in both public- and private-cloud environments to serve a customer base that includes 40% of the Fortune 100.

Base compensation range: $93,000- $140,000 DOE

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and operate Linux-based systems in both public cloud and colocation environments
  • Manage the lifecycle of open-source and custom services that power all aspects of our business, including authentication, logging, metrics, code repos, secrets management, and more
  • Accelerate our ability to deploy infrastructure safely and reliably via automation and delivery pipelines
  • Modernize legacy services by redeploying as containers or new virtual machines
  • Deploy, manage, and monitor databases and data flows, including replication and high availability
  • Help mentor other engineers to improve their skill sets and the team’s overall ability to deliver
  • Work with other engineering teams to help deliver upgrades to services and infrastructure
  • Reduce business risk by mapping and implementing security and business continuity compliance requirements
  • Improve and refine logging, monitoring, metrics-gathering and visualization
  • Write and maintain operational documentation for new and existing systems
  • Participate in an on-call rotation with fellow team members


  • 5+ years experience in Linux systems engineering roles
  • Proven ability to automate using scripts, config management, and CI pipelines using modern deployment patterns
  • Experience supporting customer-facing SaaS products
  • Experience building and supporting virtualization and container platforms
  • Experience managing infrastructure in both public cloud and physical data center environments
  • Willing to dive into problems that are new, ambiguous, or complex
  • Eager to proactively make improvements where they are most needed
  • High team standards around communication, continuous improvement, and operational excellence
  • Familiar with big data technologies and relational databases


Relevant Technologies:

  • Compute: CentOS/Rocky Linux, AWS (EC2, S3, Glacier), OpenStack, Nutanix, KVM
  • Big Data: Hortonworks, Elastic Search, Cassandra, Kafka
  • Databases: MySQL/MariaDB/Galera
  • Languages: Bash, Python
  • DevOps: Ansible, Terraform, GitLab, Hashicorp Vault/Consul
  • Containers and orchestration: Docker/Podman, Kubernetes
  • Monitoring/metrics: Icinga/Nagios, Graphite, Grafana, CollectD, AWS cloudwatch
  • Logging: ELK, Splunk, Syslog, Journald


DomainTools is the global leader for internet intelligence and the first place security practitioners go when they need to know. The world’s most advanced security teams use our solutions to identify external risks, investigate threats, and proactively protect their organizations in a constantly evolving threat landscape. DomainTools constantly monitors the Internet and brings together the most comprehensive and trusted domain, website and DNS data to provide immediate context and machine-learning driven risk analytics delivered in near real-time.

DomainTools embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion to its fullest as an equal opportunity employer. We build our teams so creativity and innovation can flourish. We believe inclusivity and equity fosters innovation and growth; and we harness this mindset to drive a culture that serves our employees and our customers. We encourage people of all backgrounds, ages, perspectives, and skill sets to apply; and do not discriminate based on age, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 56 days.

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