Linux Systems Engineer

Technology/Engineering New York, New York

Responsibilities include

  • Troubleshooting and resolving problems with other systems engineers, database administrators, software developers, and commercial business colleagues. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills are essential.

  • Participate in the design and development of highly available, fault tolerant, and scalable systems to support our mission-critical applications.

  • Take responsibility for the success of your projects from conception to implementation.  Effectively manage timelines, and identify all project requirements and roadblocks.

  • Write puppet manifests to create all systems in a consistent and repeatable manner.

  • Monitor system and network health, and address problems proactively.

  • Respond to alerts, resolve or escalate issues as necessary, on-call rotation is required

  • Create and maintain systems documentation and run-books

 Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ Years experience as a Linux Systems Administrator or Engineer

  • 3+ Years experience with Puppet, Ansible or other configuration management systems

  • Must have existing experience with CentOS, RedHat or Oracle Enterprise Linux

  • Experience implementing highly available systems in a 24x7 mission critical environment

  • Scripting experience with Bash and Python

  • Troubleshoot I/O, and system performance problems

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, VLANs, and load balancing principles

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Strong emphasis on system security

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Hadoop, HDFS, and Spark

  • Experience with messaging brokers such as Kafka and RabbitMQ

  • Clustered products, Floating IP's, and multicast

  • Experience with container management and orchestration. Kubernetes, CoreOS preferred.

  • Service registration concepts and practices with Consul

  • Monitoring and Log collection tools such as Nagios, CheckMK, Prometheus, Grafana, Graylog, Logstash, Kibana, and Filebeat.

  • OSPF and BGP routing

  • Experience with global scaling techniques such as GeoDNS and Anycast