Sr Linux System Engineer
Glu Mobile - San Francisco, CA

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As a Sr. Linux Systems Engineer this position is primarily responsible for the uptime, deployment and maintenance of our public facing production systems. This position will provide vision, guidance, project management and hands on support to support the needs and projects of the game development platforms and their management. This includes providing strong technical direction, vision and leadership to manage the system architecture, security, design and operations processes. This position reports directly to the Director of Production Infrastructure and works closely with development teams.

Essential duties and responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)

Provide technical leadership and oversees public facing production systems.

Provide technical leadership and oversight of large cloud hosted infrastructure

Provide strong troubleshooting skills using experience and other available resources

Provide monitoring, disaster recovery, and system support

Maintain up-to-date detailed documentation and publishing; where applicable

Provide strong Project Management skills

Assist in ensuring 24x7 availability of services and infrastructure.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, experience, skill, and/or ability Required

Strong, hands on knowledge and experience working with popular cloud providers

Strong, hands on knowledge of scripting and automation of deployments

Strong, hands on knowledge of MySQL, MongoDB and other NoSQL Databases

Strong, hands on knowledge of Puppet and MCollective

Demonstrated ability to work with others in a cohesive and positive team environment.

Flexible and adaptive; ability to provide structure where appropriate and needed

Experience with multi-site systems

Thorough understanding and working knowledge of various Linux platforms. primarily CentOS

Knowledgeable on the following network technologies: IP, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, SNMP, IPSEC, iSCSI, NAS/SAN, DHCP, DNS

Structural understanding of AWS Elastic Block Store

Extensive experience with backup and disaster recovery best practices

Thorough understanding of Virtual Host Platforms including VMWare and Xen

Must be capable of independent self-direction

Desirable Experience in the video game development environment

Previous experience with: Windows server platforms

Experience working with a distributed IT team and the ability to assist less advanced technicians in their increased understanding of technologies

Education/experience/certifications Bachelor"s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited institution and/or 5 plus years relevant experience

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