Unix Systems Administrator (Graveyard Shift)
eBay 615 reviews - Austin, TX

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Job Description

Manage and monitor systems to drive troubleshooting and tuning
First and second tier resolution of production issues and alerts
Understand all components of the eBay site infrastructure in order to analyze impact of alarms and other system messages
Work with external teams to diagnose complex problems and drive resolution
Utilize industry standard and custom tools to diagnose and resolve production issues
Resolve errors and alarms quickly and provide timely escalation
Complete tasks required to maintain service levels and availability of all site features and functions
Help lead development efforts, especially in tools and automation projects
Perform Systems Engineering Tasks as needed
At all times ensure efficient and reliable ebay.com site operations


5+ years of Unix Systems Engineering Experience

Ability to manage and troubleshoot large scale multi-tier systems and high transaction web operations environments

Passionate about Operations - you like to make things run and fix them when they break

Ability to work on many tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment

Willing to work in a shift model during the day, 12 hours a shift, multiple shifts in a row

Experienced with large and distributed systems like cloud computing, Hadoop and HBase

Knowledge of common system administration tools, Networking Technologies, Unix (Solaris and Linux specifically) Windows and Storage technologies

Advanced working experience with scripting especially in creating tools to automate repetitive tasks

Advanced knowledge of Perl, PHP, Python or Ruby

Be familiar with Agile software development practices

Production experience with large scale systems deployment and configuration tools

Proven problem solving skills with an emphasis on quick problem resolution

Excellent written and documentation skills

Experienced with managing and troubleshooting large scale multi-tier customer facing systems

Have advanced programming and scripting skills

BS.Degree or Equivalent

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615 reviews
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