Systems Engineer (Infrastructure)
(mt) Media Temple - Culver City, CA

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Troubleshoots issues that arise on infrastructure
Debugs software programs for enhancements and new products
Develops software and tools in support of design, infrastructure, and technology platforms
Liaises cross-departmentally in the event of an incident or an escalation to or from our team
Collaborates with engineers or software developers to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components
Evaluates current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, compatibility, or usability
Verifies stability, interoperability, security, or scalability of system architecture
Provides guidelines for implementing secure systems to customers or installation teams
Identifies system data, hardware, or software components required to meet customer needs

5+ years of experience Linux/Solaris administration
CS/CE (BS or MS) preferred
Proficiency in scripting/programming in some or all of Perl, Python, Ruby, shell
Experience with configuration management (Puppet), version control (git,svn), continuous integration (eg: Jenkins)
Experience with software packaging: Debian and RPM
Proficiency with monitoring tools: Nagios/Thruk, Graphite, Observium, Netflow, SNMP Excellent troubleshooting skills across multiple portions of complex multi-server environments
In depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking, core internet technologies (DNS, SMTP, HTTP, etc)
Strong drive to document new procedures and to uplift the old ones
Efficient with time management
Ability to work independently on projects
Works well with others in a team setting
Strong systems and network security awareness Preferred Experience
Team collaboration tools: JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye, Crucible
Scalability plumbing (LVS and other load balancers)
Virtualization: Virtuozzo, Linux KVM, OpenStack
Filesystems: Ext2, Ext3, NFS, ZFS, DRBD, GlusterFS
Automated imaging systems: System Imager, PXE, Kickstart, Cobbler
Remote “lights out” management systems: iLO, ILOM, DRAC, iPEPS
Hardware and Software RAID
Databases (Configuration, access control, replication, tuning, other engines) MySQL / Percona, PostgreSQL, NoSQL technologies
Network technologies: Foundry/Cisco, HP, Procurve
Solaris/Illumos/Nexenta OS administration

No visa sponsorship available for this position.

About (mt) Media Temple

(mt) Media Temple is a web hosting and virtualization service provider. For years, we’ve taken complex technology and simplified it for the everyday website owner. Since 1998, we have provided businesses around the world with reliable, professional-class services to host websites, email, business applications, and other rich Internet content.

We value our employees and are proud to have an award-winning culture that offers generous benefits, including Freeloader Lunches, Bagel Mondays, Ping-Pong Battles and Movie Nights. Along with all the other things, we offer competitive health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); and unique paid time off plans. And yes, even Rover is welcome at work! These are just some of the ways we’ve become one of “LA’s Best Places to Work” for two years in a row.

(mt) Media Temple, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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