Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
Pulsepoint - New York, NY

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PulsePoint is looking for an assertive, proactive individual with 3-5 years of practical experience working in large-scale web application environments to help tend our advertising exchange. As a member of the Technical Operations team, this person will be responsible for operating, maintaining, securing, and supporting infrastructure that:
  • Handles billions of requests every day, tens of thousands every second.
  • Evaluates, selects, and optimizes ad serving based on advanced statistical and machine-learning models.
  • Constantly evolves to meet market demands that shift in days and weeks, not months and years.
  • Drives core revenue growth and opportunity for the company.
If working in an agile shop with a team of top-flight engineers in growing this system sounds interesting, here are some things that you should know:

Duties:
  • Monitor mission-critical systems and provide fault analysis/resolution as needed.
  • Participate in 24x7x365 on-call Production support rotation.
  • Execute and adhere to change management processes for the Production environment.
  • Systems management, including developing standards for system builds, configuration, and security.
  • Scale and capacity planning for hardware resource management.
  • Maintain documentation and knowledge base of Production components and processes.
Requirements:
  • Experience with Linux in an enterprise environment (especially CentOS, RHEL, or OpenSUSE).
  • Experience with J2EE applications and supporting softwares (especially Glassfish and/or Tomcat).
  • Experience with scripting (PHP, Python, Perl, bash) and task automation.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, dealing with a variety of individuals possessing an equal variety of technological aptitudes.
  • Able to autonomously prioritize and negotiate personal workload.
  • Able to rapidly switch and juggle operational contexts.
  • Offer additional historical evidence of passion, technical expertise, and accomplishments.
The ideal candidate will also possess an assortment of the following:
  • Experience with Internet advertising business practices and methodologies.
  • Experience with network administration (especially Cisco and Juniper devices).
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies (especially AWS).
  • Experience with software configuration management (Puppet, Chef, CFEngine, etc).
  • Experience with Hadoop or other MapReduce technologies.
  • Experience with virtualization (especially Vmware).
  • Experience with Windows in an Active Directory-integrated environment.

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