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Datacenter System Architect

R&D | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description


Datacenter System Architect

Position Overview

We are looking for a talented and experienced VMWARE and networking professional to join nScaled technical team. As the member of our talented operations team you will be responsible to grow, evolve, and improve operations of our worldwide multi-tenant data centers.

This position will appeal to someone who is energetic, enjoys broad responsibilities, communicates well, is ambitious and driven. The position will be based in our downtown San Francisco office.


  • Work with the CTO and members of operations team to constantly evolve and improve data center functionality.
  • Improving monitoring elements of data center operational and primary infrastructure
  • Responding to escalations from our client services team
  • Work with development team to define feature requirements on infrastructure automation


Position requirements

Knowledge and experience

  • In depth knowledge and previous experience working with VMware vSphere 4.0 – 4.1, ESX, vCenter, resource allocation, DRS, HA, VLAN configuration, storage configuration in a context of data centers, health monitoring
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux, Solaris
  • Strong experience in networking – configuration of site-2-site VPN tunnels and firewalls, SSL VPN, CISCO ASA, Juniper EX series
  • Strong knowledge of SAN/NAS – iSCSI, FC, NFS, CIFS.
  • Previous experience working for 24x7 operational team is a strong plus
  • Good working knowledge of marketing various disciplines


Personal attributes

  • Must have a ‘hands-on, can do’ attitude
  • Willing to do heavy lifting where required including individual contribution to tasks where resources are in short supply
  • Motivated and hardworking


About nScaled

nScaled is a cash flow positive, venture funded ‘start-up’, which is growing rapidly with blue chip customers onboard every month. nScaled provides cloud data centers to enterprise customers with highly confidential data and zero tolerance for system downtime or data loss. A global network of shared physical infrastructure is available on-demand eliminating wasteful over provisioning of resources for primary application hosting, disaster recovery, backup and other data center services. On-premise deployed service elements provide architectural flexibility in system design, reduce latency and increase application performance. A central web console simplifies management of global services reducing cost and complexity. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, UK.