Sr. Systems Engineer
AXS DIGITAL LLC - Los Angeles, CA

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The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for helping to develop and support a fast, available and scalable infrastructure that powers AXS.com. The scope of this position is from the system to the service level, and the incumbent will work closely with the internal development and big data teams. AXS is interested in Systems Engineers familiar with large scale, high traffic 24/7 production PHP environments. The ideal candidate is someone with a deep understanding of systems and services, and how they interact at scale.

Essential Duties
• First-line responsibility for isolating application-level configuration, performance, and database problems.
• Oversees provisioning and configuration of new systems in the cloud or at the data cente
• Performs analysis and tuning of system performance
• Works closely with internal development and big data teams
• Maintains and grows a production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly maintainable
• Participates in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
• Responds to and resolves emergent service problems by debugging systems and services
• Interfaces with development and operations teams to perform software and systems analysis
• Sets-up system monitoring and performance monitoring frameworks, alerts, and security policies
Required Qualifications
• A minimum education level of: Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree in Computer Science or related field
• Years of related work experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience in systems administration or development operations
• Experience deploying and managing Redhat/Centor or Ubuntu servers
• Experience managing web-based applications in a large-scale Linux environment
• Familiar with an administrative language such as Python, Ruby, or Shell
• Experience with Amazon EC2 and other AWS services
• Hands-on expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Comfortable bringing up physical servers at a data center
• Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to handle on-call duties and out-of-band requests
Required Qualifications
• Configuration management frameworks (chef, puppet, etc.)
• Virtualization, 'Big Data', Symfony development experience
• Strong understanding of networking and internet protocols
• Cognizant of development operations practices and aptitude to learn new domains quickly
• Experience with any of the following: Centos, Ubuntu, Apache, Nginx, PHP frameworks (Symfony, Yii, Codelgniter), Postgres, Mysql, Solr, Redis, Memcache, Iptables, Hadoop, Github, NFS, NAS, San Ganglia, Nagios, Opsview, Pye Boot, Kickstart, Puppet, Chef, VPC, S3, Cloudfront, Haproxy, Big-ip F5
Position Type:
Regular
Employment Type:
Full Time
Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Shift:
Req Create Date:
06/21/13
Requisition #:
AXS2725

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