Position00256 Sr. Big Data Linux Admin
City, StateRemote,Remote
CountryUnited States
Contact NameSteve Silvi
DescriptionA 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, primarily Zabbix and others like kafka, elasticsearch, Hadoop (hbase, OpenTSDB, hdfs), redis, cassandra, Icinga, and Bosun

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)

Requirements10+ 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

10+ years of experience with monitoring platforms at scale, preferably Zabbix

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

Excellent 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 up on things quickly

Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once

Note: We are looking only for candidates willing to join us directly as W2 employees (No 3rd party candidates)