Senior Network Engineer at Braintree

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About Us

Braintree builds products that make payments easier. The Braintree full-stack payment platform lets companies build their own payment experiences at scale around the globe. We're known for our technology that fuels companies like GitHub, 37Signals, Uber, Airbnb, OpenTable, Heroku and more.
Recently acquired by PayPal, Braintree is now in an even greater position to change the way people pay.  Headquartered in Chicago, Braintree has offices in San Francisco, New York, Sydney, London with employees stationed around the world.
Our Network Engineers embrace Unix Philosophy, Linux systems, and infrastructure as code from production down to the desktop. Our team is a mixture of folks with experiences in systems, software, and networking.
Our responsibility is to ensure the technology supports and accelerates our business. Stability, scalability, fault tolerance, and automation are key properties of our solutions. We provide our clients with 100% system availability, keeping their businesses moving 24/7/365..

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The Team

Our Network Engineers embrace Unix Philosophy, Linux systems, and infrastructure as code from production down to the desktop. Our team is a mixture of folks with experiences in systems, software, and networking.
Our responsibility is to ensure the technology supports and accelerates our business. Stability, scalability, fault tolerance, and automation are key properties of our solutions. We provide our clients with 100% system availability, keeping their businesses moving 24/7/365..

The Role

Help us engineer and scale our premise and cloud networks at the high level of availability and performance required for processing payments. 

Operate the hardware, software, and cloud networking infrastructure that powers the platform handling our customers’ most valuable transactions. 

Define your infrastructure vision through puppet, other automation tools, and infrastructure as code practices. 

Projects we work on:
  • Building global presence through popular cloud providers
  • Design new ways to run our services across multiple data centers and cloud regions
  • Enhancing our deployment process to push new code and systems into production with ease
  • Build systems to achieve 100% availability for our gateways to process global transactions 24/7/365
  • Identify areas of need for automation and engineer better operational processes
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience and comfort working with and operating a variety of technologies that power high-scale, high availability transactional systems.
  • 5+ years of experience working with multi-region, highly available cloud environments
  • Passion about systems that operate reliably via great engineering, automation, and monitoring.
  • Working knowledge of one or several object-oriented or functional programming languages.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and group communication skills

Perks:

  • Open dev days: every two weeks we spend a day working on projects that interest us and help us expand our skills and knowledge
  • Participation in the technology community: we help cover travel and attendance costs for conferences, and we offer opportunities and tools for speaking.
  • Check out our Careers page for more company perks.

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.


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