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  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    At Kessel Run we are looking to strengthen and grow our Application Operations team by bringing on board talented SRE engineers to join our platform team that manages large scale physical and virtual server environment that underpins our global platform. In this role, you will be involved with and exposed to a wide variety of systems and technologies but particularly focused on Pivotal Cloud Foundry. The Kessel Run team is aggressively moving towards "Infrastructure as Code" model. We are looking for someone with an "automation" mindset. What Members of This Team Will Do: Own SLA for Production Systems Drive faster MTTD/MTTR for critical systems Troubleshoot independently Sev1/Sev2 incidents Own/Manage/Support baseline Operating System image/templates Support CI/CD Maintain and review DSC/puppet modules and support the provisioning infrastructure Own and operate all package repos (python/java/rpm/etc.) Drive efficiencies across the Kessel Run hybrid cloud Invent innovative ways to drive production operational efficiency Drive scalability and operability of supported systems/infrastructure Own production systems scaling & throughput Work with other teams to provide consultations in systems architecture support for new and existing production systems Participate in on-call rotation Create and maintain detailed documentation Some of our larger initiatives include: End to End Automation of system builds Ongoing scaling of our platform to support forecasted traffic Standardization and improving automation of systems, processes, and services Data center expansion and moving to the cloud Requirements: BA or BS degree from a 4-year college or university desired Minimum three years systems administration/Site Reliability/Platform/DevOps background Experience with infrastructure including but not limited to data center operations, server hardware, web servers (IIS, jboss, etc.), databases (MS SQL, mySQL, mongoDB), virtualization (VMware), networking, storage, monitoring, etc. Experience with structured programing languages (PowerShell, Python, etc.) Experience with .NET and RestAPIs is a plus Experience with continuous integration platforms such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Gitlab CI etc. Understanding of Agile, ITIL, DevOps practices such as CI/CD, automated testing etc. Experience with JVM tuning and optimal configuration
    Jun 11, 2019
  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    Kessel Run, given its high-profile in the technology and defense industries, is uniquely positioned to enable devops security engineers to have a major impact within the Air Force and the DoD. Detecting internal threats is a challenging problem that Kessel Run Security teams face every day. To solve this problem, you will need to combine software engineering, data science and investigative skills. As a member of the DevOps Security team you will use your skills to develop the tools to aid in identifying suspicious activity and preventing system anomalies from within the organization. If you are someone who wants to be on the cutting edge of a high-profile industry, who wants to make an impact by pushing the fields of devops, data science and security forward, you may be the perfect candidate to help us on our mission. Responsibilities • Develop tools to aid in identifying internal threats through log data and forensic evidence • Work with investigators to determine requirements and timelines • Participate in the investigative process when required as an SME • Coordinate and assist information security teams when needed • Act as the software engineering lead for Global Security team projects • Experience in Agile and Kanban methodologies. • Demonstrated mastery in leading technical discussions and blending a combination of ideas into agreed-upon test concepts and test designs. • Must be able to manage timelines and estimate work efforts. • Demonstrate mastery in presenting complex ideas to audiences of all skill levels and backgrounds. • Lead by example, inspire and motivate others. • Strong written/oral communication skills; ability to articulate thoughts/opinions on tools/processes clearly. Requirements • Ability to work in an iterative, agile development environment. • Bachelors/Masters preferably in computer science and from a reputable institution with at least 5 years of software engineering experience. • Experience with the use of a wide array of algorithms and data structures. • Experience with data pipelines and model deployments is a bonus • Experience in information security strongly desired but not required • Ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely. • Ability to contribute on code reviews and evaluation. • Understanding of data storage, ETL, and analysis basics • Knowledge and expertise in working with a variety of databases, operating systems & networking fundamentals, software design and programming best practices. • Strong experience with 2 of the following: Java, Python, C, or Go. • Experience in working with multicultural, broad and highly complex engineering teams distributed globally and/or projects and programs which are diverse in scope. • Ability to benchmark solutions and change course when necessary to overcome accuracy vs. efficiency problems • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate requirements. • Ability to prioritize tasks and estimate the level of effort with loosely defined or changing requirements. • Self-starter mentality and the ability to think outside the box Able to thrive in a Dynamic and Innovative environment.
    Jun 11, 2019
  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    This Network Security Engineer will help build the network infrastructure for the Global Security team at Kessel Run. This will be an exciting fast paced role helping build the infrastructure that supports security and investigative efforts within the most innovative car company in the world. In this role you will be helping implement network solutions supporting investigations into internal threats around Kessel Run environments worldwide. Responsibilities The Network Engineer is responsible for effective analysis and implementation of new technologies, review and troubleshooting of Kessel Run’s network infrastructure, and assisting in investigations into network misuse and compromise. • Implementing and troubleshooting network infrastructure solutions including Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, wireless access points. • Coordination with production network engineers to integrate into existing network infrastructure. • Managing network communications testing, installation, and support, including LAN and WAN systems. • Facilitating incident management with circuit providers to expedite outage resolutions. • Analyzing existing infrastructure for signs of compromise and interpret log data from network devices • Identifying and diagnosing problems affecting network performance using software and hardware tools • Informing Infrastructure Solution Designs as established by Kessel Run Engineering Services • Ensuring that infrastructure for remote offices and central data center facilities adhere to organizational standards • Working with other team members, providers and customers to design, implement and support new and existing infrastructure solutions. • Creating Infrastructure documentation • Staying current on industry trends and new technologies that may increase efficiency or decrease costs associated with installed systems and future technology initiatives • Acting as liaison with production information technology and information security teams for network infrastructure issues. • Woringk with Global Security team personnel to provide solutions to technical challenges worldwide Requirements • Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field of study; or any equivalent combination of relevant experience, education and training. • CCNA, JNCIP, CISSP or equivalent industry certifications are beneficial • Configuration and management experience of LAN/WAN technologies • Proficiency with routers, switches and firewalls • Knowledge of routing protocols (EIGRP, BGP) • Working knowledge of managing telecom issues • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when troubleshooting issues • High level of customer care skills and demonstration of change agility around environment and technology • Intrapersonal skills to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among support and project stakeholders • Familiarity with network monitoring tools (Splunk,Cacti, Scrutinizer, Solarwinds, Extrahop) • Ability to travel domestic and international if required Clearance or ability to acquire clearance required
    Jun 11, 2019
  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    Kessel Run is looking for a highly motivated engineer specializing in security monitoring, detection and incident response to defend Kessel Run’s information, infrastructure and products. At Kessel Run, we run one of the most interesting defense platforms in the world. We regularly see visits from parties we aren’t expecting and didn’t invite to visit, and who are not aligned with our goal of maintaining a stable, resilient, predictable, performant platform for Air Force operations. The Detection Team is responsible for detecting and responding to threats against our development, staging, and production environments. As a Detection Engineer, you will defend Kessel Run by helping to build and run a comprehensive threat detection program. You will improve logging coverage, build and tune log aggregation, analysis, and alerting systems, and detect threats at scale. Responsibilities • Analyze the latest attacker techniques and develop approaches to detect them across the company's diverse environments and endpoints. • Define, implement, and tune detective capabilities and data sources to detect and remediate malicious activity • Work with engineering and operations teams to implement threat detection signals, deploy new tooling, and improve response capabilities. • Analyze security data and report on threats and incidents across various platforms and environments. • Use automation to improve identification and response time and reduce impact when an incident occurs Requirements • BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or the equivalent in experience plus evidence of exceptional ability. • Excellent understanding and experience in multiple security domains such as intrusion detection, incident response, malware analysis, application security, and forensics. • Experience detecting abuse and large-scale attacks in a diverse environment. • Software engineering experience in Python, Ruby, Go, C, JavaScript or other OOP languages. • Experience in Pivotal Cloud Foundry as a PaaS; cloud environments (AWS preferred); and Linux containers and orchestration systems (Kubernetes preferred) • DevOps or security automation experience is preferred • Experience working with multiple stakeholders such as engineering/operations teams, internal business units, external incident response teams, and authorization officials throughout the incident lifecycle. • Familiarity with the following detection-related disciplines with deep experience in one or more: • Large scale analysis of log data using tools such as Splunk or ELK. • Security automation using tools such as Phantom or Demisto. • File system, memory, or live response on Windows, MacOS and/or Linux. • Analysis of network traffic from intrusion detection systems and flow monitoring systems. • Host level detection with tools such as auditd, os-query, SysMon
    Jun 11, 2019
  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    Kessel Run is currently looking for a Business and Developer Tools Technician to join our growing team in Boston, Ma. The Business and Developer Tools Team is the first point of contact for IT related questions. The primary task of this position will be to troubleshoot and resolve endpoint issues ranging from basic requests or complex issues that require immediate resolution or escalation. These duties will be performed in compliance with policy guidelines and within timeframes as defined in the team’s SLA and/or project requirements. The Business and Developer Tools Team is responsible for remotely supporting all Kessel Run developers. Responsibilities Respond to requests for technical assistance over the phone or via Gitlab ticketing Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues on a range of business and developer tools. Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention. Triage and redirect issues and requests to the correct resource. Resolve issues on first touch whenever possible. Participate in projects when required. Qualifications Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Business and Developer Tools Team or helpdesk environment. Basic experience of Active Directory environments is preferred. Strong technical understanding of technology, including various hardware, software and network systems. Key Competencies Excellent problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills along with patience, a customer-friendly attitude and the ability to work in a team environment. Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Strong personal integrity and has the highest ethical standards Excellent oral and written communication skills. Problem-solving. Stress tolerance. Someone with a strong preference to respond to stress with humor rather than complaining.
    Jun 11, 2019
  • Full time
    Kessel Run Boston, MA, USA
    What you’ll do • As a member of a small cross functional squad, you’ll own a particular platform and/or infrastructure challenge at Kessel Run • Design and document systems, including writing and reviewing code, to automate away problems within your squad’s domain • Undertake measured, methodical, troubleshooting of complicated systems under pressure • Partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our production backend • Work from our office in Boston, MA, USA. Who you are • An interest in developing deep knowledge of a component of the Kessel Run platform and a passing familiarity with all layers of the platform stack. You should be confident discussing in detail what’s going on under the hood, and tracking down a team member to ask questions when you are not. • You are or want to become comfortable with large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and configuration management • You have or want to earn a track record of designing and executing small to medium scale systems automation projects with strong autonomy • You have or want to develop strong coding skills in at least one programming language, and a desire to pick up more. We work primarily in Python, Java, with smatterings of shell script, Ruby, and Angular. • You are familiar with and enthusiastic for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery • You have a passion for solving problems using open source software • You thrive in a rapidly evolving, globally distributed environment
    Jun 11, 2019