Systems Administrator - Linux
AddThis - Vienna, VA

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AddThis is the Internet's largest sharing platform. Our publisher products are currently installed on over 14 million web sites across the globe, generating nearly 4 Billion page loads each day. We collect, process and package behavioral internet data for our clients leveraging our recently open-sourced Hydra platform and the world's largest Cassandra cluster. Few technology companies on the planet can offer the technical challenges and opportunities AddThis can.

We're looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities

Setup and maintain server hardware, network switches and firewalls, out-of-band management, and anything else the data center can throw at you!

Manage scripted OS installs and rebuilds

Streamline Ops with our config management system (we use Chef)

Regular visits to our data center in Ashburn, VA for maintenance work (roughly twice per month)

Utilize our asset management system to keep inventory and system status up to date

Work with the rest of the Operations team to achieve our overall goals

Required Skills/Experience

2-5 years of experience with Linux (we use CentOS)

2-5 years experience working with server hardware (we use HP)

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as in a team environment

Experience with network devices is a plus

Experience with or exposure to any configuration management system not required but is a plus

Basic networking knowledge (TCP/IP, general switch operation, theory, etc.)

Experience working in a data center

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