Position00248 Sr. Linux Administrator
City, StatePortland,Oregon
CountryUnited States
SalaryOpen
Contact NameSteve Silvi
Emailsilvi@datapathsearch.com
Phone203.869.3536
DescriptionLead 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!