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Linux Systems Engineer

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Linux Systems Engineer II

Job Description Linux Systems Engineer:

Systems Engineer provides operational services for the company platforms supporting various brands. The Operation Center oversees the 24x7x365 stability, integrity, and efficient operation of large-scale digital platforms. The platforms deliver content and services, which includes web, video, messaging, and applications to various technologies (i.e. mobile devices, computers, etc.). The Systems Engineer responsibilities include the facilitation of detection, triage, correction, escalation and documentation of major and critical events. The Systems Engineer will also ensure that Service Level Targets are met when managing incidents and service requests, trending recurring events and incidents to initiate problem investigations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities for Linux Systems Engineer:

  • Monitor all production systems for quality and performance ensuring that any failures or critical issues are addressed immediately.
  • Perform analysis of recurring incidents to initiate a Problem report. Then work with the Problem Management team to assist in further investigation, resolution identification and implementation efforts.
  • Ensure that Knowledge (i.e. processes, procedures, troubleshooting guides, etc.) are developed and maintained for the team
  • Collaborate with other groups to set standards and document production configurations
  • Assist with the recommendation of policies and procedures to be used to support the Digital Services environment.
  • Daily monitoring of the ticket queue, performing analysis of problems across multiple systems and groups.
  • Support scheduled installations/upgrades and maintenance in accordance with established IT policies and procedures and business requirements
  • Works closely with business owners on change and maintenance windows/requests
  • Provides guidance to team members in the day-to-day support of the Digital Products, Services and Infrastructure management
  • Implement or develop automation, monitoring, reporting or systems administration tooling to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operation center support and client service reliability
  • Must be able to work within a shift based environment

Qualifications for Linux Systems Engineer:

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer science or software engineering or equivalent practical work experience.
  • 8+ years of experience within a media or internet technology operations environment with production support experience in a Linux/Unix and Windows environment
  • Expertise within internet application support experience within open source platform environments.
  • Advanced technical competency in server administration, client service, user authentication, configuration management tools, internal & external monitoring tools, networking troubleshooting and concepts and shell scripting.
  • Configuration experience with commercial, open source and SaaS based monitoring tools {CatchPoint, Zenoss, Nagios, Kibana, Zabbix, MONIT and etc} .
  • Demonstrable experience with two or more web/systems programming languages (Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby).
  • Technical and problem-solving skills in multiple flavors of Linux/Unix such as RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS, SmartOS, X-86 Solaris and etc.
  • Should be knowledgeable in configuration management, automation, orchestration systems (e.g Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.)
  • Must possess collaboration skills, have a passion for lean processes, should be innovative, creative, quick thinker, fast learner, and a team player with a strong customer service focus
  • Troubleshoots problems quickly and effectively

Preferred work experience:

  • Verifiable experience in an application, operations or support center is beneficial
  • Familiarity with Internet security best practices and risk management elements.
  • Working knowledge of private/public IaaS or SaaS cloud service providers such as AWS or Rackspace leveraging EC2, S3 or other services
  • Experience in enterprise storage systems (NAS, SAN, NFS, Fiber Channel, Object Storage), clustering solutions, filesystems, RAID, Volume Managers
  • Knowledgeable regarding emerging technologies in the digital media marketplace
  • Solid VMware (ESX), KVM, or Xen experience and general virtualization best practices
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented and meticulous individual, who can adhere to departmental processes and procedures and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to multi-task and manage changing and possibly conflicting priorities to meet demands of internal and external customers
  • Excellent analytical, communication (verbal and writing) skills, process-oriented
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with management, multiple business units and product development teams
  • Works well with others in an integrated team environment
  • Verifiable background supporting Development teams and build, test and release platforms
  • Advanced technical knowledge of the complete inter-workings between hardware, applications, networking and users experiences




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Interested candidates please send resume in Word format to Please reference job code 71189 when responding to this ad.



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Job Description

Linux Systems Engineer II

Job Description Linux Systems Engineer:

Systems Engineer provides operational services for the company platforms supporting various brands. The Operation Center oversees the 24x7x365 stability, integrity, and efficient operation of large-scale digital platforms. The platforms deliver content and services, which includes web, video, messaging, and applications to various technologies (i.e. mobile devices, computers, etc.). The Systems Engineer responsibilities include the facilitation of detection, triage, correction, escalation and documentation of major and critical events. The Systems Engineer will also ensure that Service Level Targets are met when managing incidents and service requests, trending recurring events and incidents to initiate problem investigations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities for Linux Systems Engineer:

  • Monitor all production systems for quality and performance ensuring that any failures or critical issues are addressed immediately.
  • Perform analysis of recurring incidents to initiate a Problem report. Then work with the Problem Management team to assist in further investigation, resolution identification and implementation efforts.
  • Ensure that Knowledge (i.e. processes, procedures, troubleshooting guides, etc.) are developed and maintained for the team
  • Collaborate with other groups to set standards and document production configurations
  • Assist with the recommendation of policies and procedures to be used to support the Digital Services environment.
  • Daily monitoring of the ticket queue, performing analysis of problems across multiple systems and groups.
  • Support scheduled installations/upgrades and maintenance in accordance with established IT policies and procedures and business requirements
  • Works closely with business owners on change and maintenance windows/requests
  • Provides guidance to team members in the day-to-day support of the Digital Products, Services and Infrastructure management
  • Implement or develop automation, monitoring, reporting or systems administration tooling to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operation center support and client service reliability
  • Must be able to work within a shift based environment

Qualifications for Linux Systems Engineer:

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer science or software engineering or equivalent practical work experience.
  • 8+ years of experience within a media or internet technology operations environment with production support experience in a Linux/Unix and Windows environment
  • Expertise within internet application support experience within open source platform environments.
  • Advanced technical competency in server administration, client service, user authentication, configuration management tools, internal & external monitoring tools, networking troubleshooting and concepts and shell scripting.
  • Configuration experience with commercial, open source and SaaS based monitoring tools {CatchPoint, Zenoss, Nagios, Kibana, Zabbix, MONIT and etc} .
  • Demonstrable experience with two or more web/systems programming languages (Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby).
  • Technical and problem-solving skills in multiple flavors of Linux/Unix such as RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS, SmartOS, X-86 Solaris and etc.
  • Should be knowledgeable in configuration management, automation, orchestration systems (e.g Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.)
  • Must possess collaboration skills, have a passion for lean processes, should be innovative, creative, quick thinker, fast learner, and a team player with a strong customer service focus
  • Troubleshoots problems quickly and effectively

Preferred work experience:

  • Verifiable experience in an application, operations or support center is beneficial
  • Familiarity with Internet security best practices and risk management elements.
  • Working knowledge of private/public IaaS or SaaS cloud service providers such as AWS or Rackspace leveraging EC2, S3 or other services
  • Experience in enterprise storage systems (NAS, SAN, NFS, Fiber Channel, Object Storage), clustering solutions, filesystems, RAID, Volume Managers
  • Knowledgeable regarding emerging technologies in the digital media marketplace
  • Solid VMware (ESX), KVM, or Xen experience and general virtualization best practices
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented and meticulous individual, who can adhere to departmental processes and procedures and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to multi-task and manage changing and possibly conflicting priorities to meet demands of internal and external customers
  • Excellent analytical, communication (verbal and writing) skills, process-oriented
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with management, multiple business units and product development teams
  • Works well with others in an integrated team environment
  • Verifiable background supporting Development teams and build, test and release platforms
  • Advanced technical knowledge of the complete inter-workings between hardware, applications, networking and users experiences




IND3




Interested candidates please send resume in Word format to Please reference job code 71189 when responding to this ad.



Job Requirements

 
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