Senior Unix Engineer
Ingenuity Systems - Redwood City, CA

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Sr. Unix Release Engineer


Troubleshoot complex Unix/Linux issues in production, lab, and corporate environments

Build deployment, management, monitoring and security systems using DevOps techniques

Implement zero-downtime production pushes

Secure/harden application systems against compromise

Work closely with engineering to script and maintain release consistency across environments


5-7 years of experience with UNIX/Linux system administration (Linux SUSE)

Superior knowledge of Linux/Unix

Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP and networking

Experience in dynamic / interpreted programming languages (such as shell, Perl, Python)

Familiarity with Tomcat 6 and above

Security compliance history and mastery of Linux command line.

Experience with securing public websites

Willing to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation

Strong organization and documentation skills

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Strong knowledge in various systems disciplines (dns, ldap, smtp, ssh/ssl, ntp, package managers, tcp/ip internals, volume managers/filesystems, etc)


Familiarity with data transfer protocols – http(s), REST, SOAP, JSON

Working knowledge of Java

BS in Computer Science

Experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems (hobbit/xymon, nagios, cacti, etc)

Experience with VMware / Xen based server virtualization

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