Linux Operations Engineer III

United States - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Job Description Summary:The Operations Engineer is focused on operational support of multiple systems for multiple Products. Their efforts target short term solutions, quick fixes.     Job Description:·       Automate regular tasks to streamline system maintenance. ·       Develop optimizations for system performance and future scalability. ·       Diagnose and fix complex server and system wide issues. ·       Collaborate with other engineers, testers and software developers to ensure smooth rollouts, continual operation and fanatical support of quality software. ·       Handle support ticket escalations for issues requiring production systems access. ·       Perform periodic on-call duties as part of a DevOps team.  Required Experience/Education ·       Requires a minimum of 5+ years of administration experience in a Linux/Unix environment. ·       Professional experience in Linux system administration and configuration. ·       Experience installing, configuring and securing RHEL, CentOS, or derivative. ·       Familiarity with Internet email protocols (POP, IMAP, SMTP) and email architecture.·       Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferredNice To Haves:·       Scripting language development experience (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.). ·       Experience building and packaging software for deployments using meta package managers (Yum, Apt-Get, etc·       Experience installing and configuring IMAP/POP email servers (Dovecot, Courier, etc.). ·       Experience installing and configuring mail transport agents (Postfix, Sendmail, Momentum, etc.). ·       Experience using a configuration management system (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.). ·       Experience working with a large-scale system (1000+ servers).·       Experience with relational databases (preferably MySQL). ·       Experience with non-relational databases (preferably Redis, Cassandra and Solr). ·       Experience with message brokers (RabbitMQ, Kafka, etc.). ·       Experience with Linux logging services (Syslog-ng, Flume, etc.).  
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