Position00255 Big Data Linux Admin
City, StateRemote,Remote
CountryUnited States
Contact NameSteve Silvi
DescriptionDoes This Describe You:

You're a creative thinker who loves teamwork.

A Look Inside the Job:

Participate in the architecture, installation, and operation of various Big Data systems including Hadoop, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, and Redis

Work with big fleets of hosts, and large scales of data

Learn what makes distributed systems tick by collecting and analyzing metrics

Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance

Solve complex scaling challenges

Partner with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems

We build and support in-house systems that feasibly work at our large-scale, using open source technologies like kafka, elasticsearch, Hadoop (hbase, OpenTSDB, hdfs), redis, cassandra, Icinga, Bosun, Zabbix

Requirements5+ years of experience with Linux administration (Ubuntu preferred, but it doesn't matter.)

Willingness to participate in a small team that consists of mostly remote members

Intermediate knowledge of at least one Big Data technology: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Hadoop

Solid configuration management skills (Ansible preferred, Datto also uses Puppet, Salt)

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

Work well in an energized environment

Documentation skills mandatory

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

The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution

You pick things up quickly

Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once

Travel on a limited basis (No more than four times per year for the quarterly department meeting in Norwalk, CT)

Limited on-call responsibilities (It's not bad, trust me.)