NS1's intelligent DNS and traffic management platform, with its data driven architecture and unique Filter Chain routing engine, is purpose-built for the most demanding, mission-critical applications on the Internet. NS1's comprehensive platform technology leverages infrastructure, application, and network data to make intelligent routing decisions in real time, ensuring optimal application performance and reliability. NS1's platform is delivered through its world class Managed DNS Network for customers including Imgur, Stackpath, DropBox, SalesForce and many more.

Linux Systems Engineer at NS1
About Us

NS1 is disrupting the DNS and traffic management spaces. Our Managed DNS offering is powered by a world-class global network and deep traffic management technology that enables our customers to optimize their application's delivery and streamline their DevOps processes with our next-gen platform. Our Dedicated DNS offering lets our customers harness the power and flexibility of our groundbreaking DNS platform in their own network or in the cloud. And our Pulsar offering enables our customers to manage their application’s traffic based on what really matters to them using real-time performance data captured from actual end users.

Our mission is to provide precision control over Internet traffic and application delivery. We value our inquisitive, positive, fun-loving team and express and embrace our culture in our interactions with our customers and each other.

Our customers include some of the biggest properties on the Internet, such as Yelp, Imgur, LinkedIn, Pandora, Salesforce, Lexmark, Dropbox, OpenX, Catchpoint, and more.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a talented Systems Software Engineer to join our growing team. You will be part of the team that builds the core of the NS1 platform, including our DNS and traffic management systems. You must be able to write highly efficient code that is clean, testable, and maintainable.

For this role, candidates must be able to work out of our New York office, or be prepared to show sufficient discipline and aptitude to work remotely.

  • C, C++, Python
  • Excellent UNIX and networking knowledge
  • Strong Linux systems programming skills
  • Knowledge of distributed systems
  • Ability to design with modern internet infrastructure operation in mind, including metrics, logging, automation, etc
Nice to have:
  • Familiarity with DNS protocol
  • Familiarity with layer 4-7 load balancing
  • Experience with containers, SDN and other tools in the modern DevOps toolkit
  • Experience with Linux kernel tuning, user-space networking
Benefits @ NS1

We offer:

  • competitive compensation (salary and stock options)
  • medical, dental, and vision
  • commuter benefits
  • 401k
  • flexible hours and time off

NS1 is an equal opportunity employer.

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