System Engineer

Engineering Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Barracuda MSP is on the cutting edge of the SaaS cloud storage market, delivering an exceptional customer experience for its channel partners. Serving over 2000 partners, and nearly 40,000 small businesses, Barracuda MSP is helping to ensure that no small business goes out of business from data loss. This is an amazing opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join a growing team of talented engineers.

What will you be doing?

  • Server administration of common Linux distributions (Gentoo, CentOS, Ubuntu)
  • Install/configure new software (both internal and open source) to meet product needs
  • Create software packages to meet product needs
  • Troubleshoot hardware problems and identify potential solutions
  • Employing configuration management tools (CFEngine, Puppet) for consistent configuration deployments many-node infrastructure   
  • Perform network troubleshooting and configuration including VLANs, static and dynamic routing, and subnetting on Linux servers and switches
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Ensure service reliability and uptime for Barracuda Cloud Services


What will you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of related or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Linux administration. Very comfortable with Linux command line
  • Configuring common Linux services such as IP configuration, DNS settings, Apache, NGINX
  • IP subnetting, understanding of layer 2 vs layer 3 networks, VLANs, switch ports and trunking
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as CFEngine, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible.
  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, Spanning Tree, L2/L3 topology design