Linux Systems Administrator
Chitika - Westborough, MA

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At Chitika you have the opportunity to build a career, rather than occupy a job, among a group of smart, ambitious and driven colleagues who inspire one another to achieve personal greatness every day. We make decisions supported by data and are never satisfied with existing technologies. Be a part of a team that is always striving to go from “good to great” and motivated by the positive impact our products and services make on a global scale.

The Role
In this role you will be responsible for, but never limited to, the following:

You will be responsible for maintenance of our development and production systems across our different products

You will be tasked with creating and maintaining scripts to automate and help administrate our Linux systems

You may assist in hardware replacement as necessary at our local data center, or with limited travel to our production data centers


To secure this role, you will have:
A passion for Linux and Open Source Software

Extensive experience with *nix

A comprehensive knowledge of standard Linux tools (awk, sed, grep, etc.)

A complete understanding of all of the ins and outs of managing Linux in high-performance and high-availability environments

Understanding of TCP/IP networking at all levels

At least three years of experience as a Linux Systems Administrator

Authorization to work in the United States

Optional Experience

Experience with Debian

Experience with Puppet, Chef, and similar configuration tools

Scripting language experience (Perl, Python, PHP, Bash, etc.)

Hadoop administration

Experience with BSD (OpenBSD, FreeBSD, etc.)

Experience with virtualization technologies (Xen, XCP, Openswitch, etc.)

Experience with HA/HP storage technologies (GlusterFS, ZFS, iSCSI, etc.)

Why Choose Chitika

Chitika offers an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of a leader in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Chitika is dynamic, and our fast paced environment enables employees at all levels the opportunity to participate and contribute to multidisciplinary teams in a family environment.

If you are looking for a stable, successful and growing company that offers excitement, responsibility, innovation and encourages entrepreneurial attitudes then Chitika is the right place for you. Plus there is free food and drinks, an onsite Gym, excellent healthcare and we’ll even do your dry cleaning for you!