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NOC Sys Admin Engineer II at Verisign in Reston, Virginia

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The Engineer II - NOC is a system administrator technical position on the over night shift that requires an individual to work as part of a TEAM in the 24x7 Network Operations Center (NOC) where they will be expected to follow direction while performing most tasks on their own.  Daily tasks involve working with and supporting the NOC 24X7 team, supporting Verisign's production, QA and development environments, as well as coordinating smart hands support for hardware failures.  This role's primary responsibility will be to monitor alarms, open corresponding tickets, diagnose, resolve, document issues, and escalate as needed.    

Tasks include: 



  • pulling logs, analysis of system level applications, and the starting/stopping of jobs




  • configuration of  hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories,  or storage. 




  • configuring systems to provide networking services, including HTTP/HTTPS, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), network file system (NFS), server message block (SMB), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), secure shell (SSH) and Network Time Protocol (NTP)




  • administration of account creation, passwords and permissions, as well as crontab administration




  • working with remote hands to repair failed hardware in both server and network gear



The Benefits and Culture:



  • Work on the high-scale systems that provide key Internet services




  • Strong Verisign technical community with constant opportunities to learn via tech talks and other internal events




  • Training and education opportunities such as Verisign University and tuition reimbursement for work-related degrees




  • Clearly defined corporate mission and values




  • Vibrant internal organizations such as the Young Professionals and Women in Technology groups




  • Numerous benefits for all stages of life: employee stock purchase plan, parental leave and support programs, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, vacation, comprehensive insurance programs, 401K company match, nursing room, back-up child and adult/elder care support, pet insurance, wellness, commuter and more




  • Fully-equipped onsite gym offering free classes; tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, table tennis




  • Casual dress policy




  • Heavily subsidized onsite multi-station cafeteria, Starbucks, smoothie and juice bar




  • Volunteering and matching opportunities to give back to our community via the Verisign Cares program



The Company:

Verisign operates the Domain Name System (DNS) root and powers the hugely-significant .COM domain enabling the world’s 4.5 billion Internet users to connect online with reliability and confidence, anytime, anywhere. Our global servers process millions of DNS queries every second. Because these services underpin the online connectivity of the Internet, our products must be absolutely correct and remain available – even during the most extreme Internet spike load events.


  • High school diploma or GED required; Associates or higher degree preferred

  • Minimum one-three years’ experience as a systems or network administrator, or equivalent academic or practical training experience in a relevant, accredited program

  • RHCSA Required

  • Available to work 3rd shift (likely 10 p.m.-10 a.m.)

  • U.S. citizens and those already authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor for this position

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