We are seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to be responsible for the ongoing design, implementation, and support of systems and infrastructure for consumer facing digital media services. This is a deeply technical, hands-on role for an experienced individual with a proven background in building and maintaining high performance, highly available web application infrastructures. The candidate is expected to be well organized, and excel both independently and in a team environment, with minimal supervision. This is a Tier III position on a team that has a well-developed 24X7 Tier I and Tier II support structure
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in the day to day operations of a 24/7 high traffic web environment as well as assist and plan out new build outs and initiatives.
Maintenance and configuration of servers, load balancers, and other computing equipment.
Programming and automation of system processes, deployments and infrastructure management.
Design, configure and report on server and systems monitoring, backups and utilization.
General scripting, automation and troubleshooting of systems and web applications.
Provide systems support to developers, testers and end-users.
Comfortable in a startup environment with flexible work schedules and 24/7 availability and on-call rotation.
Attention to detail a must; excellent written and verbal skills required .
Must be willing to t ake ownership of system issues and work hard to research and recommend solutions.
Skills and Qualifications
6+ years experience managing Linux (CentOS/RHEL/Debian) systems in a production 24/7 high traffic web environment or related area
Production deployment experience with TCP/IP, HTTP, Java, Ruby, SMTP, BIND,SSH, SSL and others using Linux
Strong understanding of best practices for software engineering (SDLC) systems support, secure systems design and scalable fault tolerant web architectures
Systems programming, performance optimization and network design experience a plus
Hands- on experience with full site deployments from the planning/ design stages to full implementation
Strong server and networking debugging skills
Familiarity with Apache, Nginx, Ruby, Java, Tomcat, and MySQL administration
Ability to program fluently in one or more scripting (shell, c++, objective-c, etc) languages
Experience with monitoring systems (Zabbix), virtualization concepts (VMWare), configuration management and incident response systems a plus
Good knowledge of RAID support, both hardware and software
Benefits of the position:
Medical, Health Savings Account, dental and vision insurance
Flexible spending options and Employee Assistance Plan
401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employee Referral Program
FREE DISH Network Satellite TV System and Programming
FREE Hughes Network Service
50% Discounts on Sling technology and service
Corporate discounts for retail and personal travel
Opportunity for a level of responsibility that could take years to reach in other companies
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