Exciting Start-up Looking for a Senior Unix Dev-Operations Engineer
Ingenuity Systems - Redwood City, CA

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Troubleshoot complex Unix/Linux issues in production, lab, and corporate environments
  • Build deployment, management, monitoring and security systems using DevOps techniques
  • Implement zero-downtime production pushes
  • Secure/harden application systems against compromise
  • Work closely with engineering to script and maintain release consistency across environments

  • Skills & Requirements
    • 5-7 years of experience with UNIX/Linux system administration (Linux SUSE)
    • Superior knowledge of Linux/Unix
    • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP and networking
    • Experience in dynamic / interpreted programming languages (such as shell, Perl, Python)
    • Familiarity with Tomcat 6 and above
    • Security compliance history and mastery of Linux command line.
    • Experience with securing public websites
    • Willing to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
    • Strong organization and documentation skills
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    • Strong knowledge in various systems disciplines (dns, ldap, smtp, ssh/ssl, ntp, package managers, tcp/ip internals, volume managers/filesystems, etc)
    • Preferred:
    • Familiarity with data transfer protocols – http(s), REST, SOAP, JSON
    • Working knowledge of Java
    • BS in Computer Science
    • Experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems (hobbit/xymon, nagios, cacti, etc)
    • Experience with VMware / Xen based server virtualization
    • Experience with systems automation tools such as Puppet or Chef

    About Ingenuity Systems Ingenuity is a group of creative, energetic people helping life science researchers understand the biological mechanisms that cause human disease. Ingenuity’s industry-leading technology platform was built by our team of interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial researchers, scientists and engineers that are passionate about improving human health through the intelligent use of semantic technologies. We have used this technology to develop the industry-leading analytic platform for pathway analysis and systems biology research, and are now expanding to develop new solutions for the life sciences and healthcare markets. We are passionate about our users, our products, our technology, and our vision, and are looking for intelligent, talented and entrepreneurial developers who are eager to join our world-class team. Ingenuity is a professional work environment, valuing work life balance.

    About this company
    Ingenuity can be found at the crossroads of information technology and biology. The company provides software tools that researchers use in...