DevOps System Administrator – Cambridge, MA
Basis Technology - Cambridge, MA

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Challenging opportunity for a highly-motivated individual
with experience building and maintaining Unix/Linux servers in a
software development environment. In this detail-oriented role,
you will be responsible for deploying, upgrading, and
maintaining our Linux-based production, staging, and development
environments. You will create and maintain scripts and other
programs to automate and monitor our infrastructure. We require
someone who can prioritize tasks and work independently yet
interact well within a team environment.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

Work with the Engineering team to maintain build environment and development tools

Perform LAN/WAN administration and troubleshooting as required

Perform Server administration and troubleshooting as needed

Develop and maintain web server environment

Create and manage virtual machines (on local VMware hosts) or virtual instances (using AWS)

Assist with backups

Monitor health of systems and network

Assist with first-level Help Desk support as needed

Manage migrations and application upgrade projects


BS in Computer Science

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong scripting skills (Bash, Python)

3-5 years experience with

Administering Debian/Ubuntu or Red Hat/CentOs servers

Core network protocols such as UDP, TCP, ICMP, DHCP and DNS

Network hardware and optimization

Server virtualization using VMware ESXi

Enterprise monitoring tools such as Nagios

Amazon Web Services (primarily EC2 and VPC)

Enterprise storage systems and protocols (SAN - iSCSI; NAS - CIFS & NFS)

Apache and Tomcat Web servers

IP PBX technology and protocols (Asterisk, SIP, IAX, QoS, DiffServ)

Database configuration and management (MySQL and PostgresSQL)

How to Apply
Please send resumes and inquiries to: with “DevOps System Administrator position” in the subject line.