Senior Linux Development Operations Administrator Job
American Express - New York, NY

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Senior Linux Development Operations Administrator-13006005


Job Description & Responsibilities:
This position exists to support all services and applications running on Linux based operating systems as well as supporting all applications written in Ruby language. This senior development operations expert helps support and maintains the web environment, the developers who prepare the code and the deployment tools and libraries that enable deployment procedures. This individual will also be responsible for documenting and diagramming the Linux environments and online development application architecture. He or she will also participate in the debugging, troubleshooting, monitoring and capacity management of the application and environment.
  • Support all services and applications running on Linux systems, including OS components, server daemons, and our applications
  • Write and maintain proprietary deployment tools and libraries that enable uniform deployment procedures and conventions for multiple instances of our applications
  • Documentation (including diagramming) of Linux environment and Online Development application architecture
  • Participate in debugging, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, tuning and capacity management of Online Development's applications

Job Qualifications:
  • A willingness to learn, and teach, and make a lasting impression
  • 4+ years working with Linux/UNIX/Posix systems tooling
  • 4+ years experience in systems engineering / administration
  • Experience running production IT/ web operations
  • Knowledge of the HTTP Request/Response cycle and how it applies to web applications
  • Understanding of configuration management tools and principles
  • Familiarity with Git or other distributed version control system
  • A good sense of humor
  • Experience in dynamic / interpreted programming languages (such as shell and/or ruby)
  • Use of Puppet or Chef as an automation tool
  • Ability to think critically and communicate effectively
  • Familiarity with common open source web service infrastructure: Red Hat, Nginx, Apache
  • Familiarity with deployment patterns of the following technologies: Ruby, Rails, Git, Mongo,
Couch, Redis
  • Familiarity with a Load Balancer, specifically, F5 LTM
  • Working knowledge of VMware ESX
  • Familiarity with systems management platforms such as Red Hat Satellite Server
  • Familiarity with DNS
  • BA/BS preferred
Job: Technologies
Primary Location: US-New York-New York
Schedule: Full-time

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