Unix Linux Operations / Service Engineer - 14446
Talent Merchants - Sunnyvale, CA

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As a Service Engineer you'll utilize your rare combination of significant UNIX systems experience, network knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and coding sensibilities to design, deploy, monitor, and automate all operational aspects of revenue-critical search and advertising platforms. The ideal candidate is a technical generalist with skills ranging from production systems/network management to software development.


Function as a technical generalist responsible for the overall health and performance of our Search and Ad Serving Platforms

Develop tools to automate the deployment, administration, and monitoring of a large-scale Linux environment

Gain deep application-level knowledge of the systems as well as contributing to their overall design

Work with development teams to harden, enhance, document, and generally improve the operability of our systems

Assist in the configuration/build-out of new deployments to facilitate our constant growth

Minimum Job Qualifications

Extensive system administration background

Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, including application and network-level troubleshooting ability

Strong programming skills in one or more of: C, Perl, Python

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience working with development and production operations (SA, Storage, Network) teams

Preferred Job Qualifications

5+ years experience with Linux (RHEL a plus)

5+ years experience administering large-scale UNIX installations (ASP background a plus)

Experience with Cloud computing systems and/or Hadoop is a huge plus

Experience with enterprise monitoring, change and release management systems

Experience with SQL and commonly deployed database systems

BS Computer Science

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