We are looking for a Cloud Operations Engineer to be part of building the infrastructure for a disruptive big data business intelligence and predictive analytics cloud service.
You will be a key member of the Technical Operations staff in building a next generation, elastic, big data management platform for business analytics and advanced predictive data analysis. You will be responsible for building a hardware infrastructure with databases, virtualization layers, nosql, and processing infrastructure and also use external cloud services when appropriate. You will develop software and automation to effectively manage and monitor the infrastructure to meet our trust standards and interface with developers in automating deployment and needs for growing the infrastructure to meet our demands.
Operating systems management skills, in particular Debian based Linux systems.
Expertise in hardware systems architecture, storage solutions, and disaster recovery.
Experience with virtualization and private ‘cloud’ management solutions.
Experience and knowledge in networking architecture and security.
Extensive experience with management of RDBMS.
Experience with Amazon EC2 and related services.
Familiarity with Java and Python programming languages and their respective environments.
Willingness to work in a high communication DevOps environment.
Sarcasm and a strong (yet gracious) sense of Schadenfreude is required.
Desired skills, skills that would be an additional benefit:
Experience with managing some NOSQL database.
Experience with managing Hadoop or other map reduce frameworks.
Experience with Jenkins, Hudson, or other automation frameworks.
Experience with Xen or VMWare
Experience with OpenStack or Eucalyptus
We are looking to fill multiple positions requiring varying levels of experience, anything from freshly out of college to experienced operators may be a fit. Most important is your willingness, and ability to learn independently, your ability to bring complex tasks to completion, and your creativity in providing simple and elegant solutions for unique challenges.