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Proofpoint Data Migration Infrastructure Operations Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role

This opportunity is for an experienced infrastructure operations professional looking for an opportunity to modernize (and automate) an existing infrastructure environment within the Proofpoint Professional Services group. The role encompasses the end to end management of the infrastructure (WMware, Windows, Linux, Storage) utilized by the Data Migration team. The candidate will need to work across functional teams with the end goal of updating, modernizing, and automating (where possible) the overall infrastructure. The candidate will require sound technical experience and skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. This is a highly technical role that requires in-depth knowledge of Infrastructure, Operating Systems (Linux and Windows), High Availability, Cloud, and Automation.

Your day-to-day

  • Provision, build, monitor, and maintain Windows and Linux based server environments

  • Review the current infrastructure and mitigate single points of failure

  • Review and/or create High Availability (“HA”) and Disaster Recovery (“DR”) plans

  • Implement HA/DR scenarios

  • Create operational guidance and resolution plans for the Operations Center to assist with off-hours remediation

  • Build justifications for and forecast hardware and software purchases

  • Regularly meet with internal departments to review current state, issues, and plans to improve

What you bring to the team


  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or Information Systems, or Computer Science

  • Competency in working within VMware, Windows and Linux systems

  • Experience working with Exchange and Active Directory

  • Knowledge of MySQL databases

  • Experience with automation, developing scripts, debugging and deploying software preferred

  • Knowledge of email, networking topology, LDAP, SMTP, TCP/IP protocol

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Detail Oriented


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.