Online Operations Engineer - Hosting Operations
HomeAway - Austin, TX

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Do you have a deep understanding of complex systems and environments, and the inner workings of what make the online world work? As a Hosting Ops Engineer within the Web Operations team, you will join the team responsible for the stability of our sites and the services that power them. You will also play a key role in producing the highest quality products for our customers by provisioning, configuring and monitoring services, servers, sites, and infrastructure within our vast technical environment.

Key Responsibilities and Duties: Manage various applications and services across Dev, Test, Stage, Production Environments.

Deep understanding of Linux operating system, with recent experience in CentOS/RHEL.

Execute systems and application patching and upgrades in accordance best practices.

Support data backup solutions and DR, BCP, and geographically cross-strapped data centers..

Support Product, Development & QA customers as required

Creating quality documentation, configuration plans and diagrams for each product,

Create and maintain dashboards for key metrics.

Requirements:
Experience with Linux (RedHat or other Fedora distro) systems administration in a large complex web environment.

Experience troubleshooting web operations performance and stability issues.

Initiative to self start, ownership and responsibility to work issues to completion.

Able to support on-call & non-standard hours as required.

Recent experience in Puppet is a plus as is Ruby coding.

Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered applications and troubleshooting

Ability to express complex ideas with a white board and to teams with various technical backgrounds.

Recent experience with technologies such as Elastic, Hadoop, Cassandra, and Solr.

Exposure to working with big data.

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HomeAway, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing...