Position00248 Sr. Linux Administrator
City, StatePortland, Rochester, Boston or Norwalk,Oregon, NY, Mass or CT
CountryUnited States
SalaryOpen
Contact NameSteve Silvi
Emailsilvi@datapathsearch.com
Phone203.869.3536
DescriptionOur Client, an elite provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a growing team.

Our Client is a creative company at its core and is an exciting and dynamic workplace.

They're 100% focused on their managed service provider partners and believe that with the right technology, managed service providers can change how businesses around the world operate.

They provide data protection, business continuity, networking, business management, and file backup and sync products that empower and protect the clients of our 14,000+ partners.

You will report to the Sr. Director, Infrastructure Engineering.

Does This Describe You?:

A team player who's not afraid to take on a challenge alone.

A Look Inside the Job:

Lead Client's infrastructure expansion/enhancement projects of varying size and scope

Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based operating systems/applications rapidly and at a very large scale

Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance

Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure

Think out-of-the box and solve complex scaling challenges

RequirementsAbout You:

Experience managing Linux machines running on AWS (EC2, S3, etc) If no AWS experience, will train.

Solid configuration management skills (required); Puppet preferred but Ansible/Chef/Salt/CFEngine acceptable

4+ years of experience with Linux administration in large (100’s-1000’s) server environments

Experience with IPTables or similar technology

Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)

A Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent IT work experience

Experience supporting DNS, Apache/NGINX, load balancers (HAProxy, F5, etc)

Solid virtualization experience (KVM, Xen, VMware)

Experience with ZFS, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Openstack; a plus

You excel under pressure in an energized environment

You write good documentation for other team members to learn from

Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills

You love learning new skills and are an excellent teammate

You have excellent time management skills and are willing to take on tasks outside of your normal duties

Willing to occasionally work off-hours support as needed including on-call rotation

You have worked with source code control (Gitlab, Github, git, etc.)

Our Client believes their employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:

Comprehensive health-care benefits

Free lunch every Friday

Flexible working hours

Unlimited paid time off

Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit

Fitness reimbursement

Charity match program

Transit subsidy in select cities

Education reimbursement

And more!