Systems Engineer
Bluefly - New York, NY

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Bluefly.com, a leading online merchant offering top designer and name brand apparel and accessories at a value, is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Technology Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a vibrant environment that fuses the dynamic worlds of technology, fashion, and the Internet.

This highly technical position will report to the head of Web Operations and will be a part of the WebOps team supporting Bluefly internet properties. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, with a solid background in Linux administration and supporting internet technologies. The successful candidate designs and administers Linux systems using open source tools and leveraging frameworks to handle multiple server environments.

Responsibilities:
  • Administer and enhance existing Linux server infrastructure to support growing business needs
  • Provide design and engineering input for new systems
  • Work with the rest of the WebOps team to expand our current server build framework using open source technologies to ensure consistency throughout the environments
  • Support web application servers running PHP, Java (Jboss), memcached, varnish, voldemort and other internet technologies
  • Administer and maintain NAS and SAN storage infrastructure.
  • Configure and maintain load balancers, caching servers and web server infrastructure to ensure high availability of internet properties
  • Work with new business units to continue expanding infrastructure to cloud technologies.
  • Write scripts for maintenance, automation, issue resolution, and alerts
  • Provide 24x7 support for system related issues and work to identify problems and resolve them
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree and 3+ years of Linux Administration (RHEL 4+, Ubuntu)
  • 3+ years experience with Unix systems administration including solid scripting skills in Shell, PHP, Perl, or Python
  • 2+ years experience as a systems engineer managing production, internet-facing, high volume, e-commerce web sites.
  • Experience managing systems running MySQL, Oracle
  • Experience with administering SAN or NAS technologies
  • Experience building against cloud computing APIs desired
  • Experience tuning server side applications and databases, i.e. distributed caches and deployment within a cloud infrastructure
  • Puppet or Chef experience a plus
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced 24/7/365 operation that is rapidly growing both in terms of people & scale
Benefits:
In addition to providing a dynamic, highly motivated environment, Bluefly offers its employees: competitive salary, medical & dental insurance, stock options, 401k plan, commuter benefits, health club membership assistance, employee discount, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Bluefly is an equal opportunity employer.

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Bargain e-tailer Bluefly aims to fly anywhere but further into the red. The company is an online retailer of designer apparel...