Lead Linux Administrator

Unlock Employer New York, NY Full Time Live
As a part of the Technical Operations team you will work with the best and brightest in AdTech. As a part of this team you will be challenged, expected to grow your technical knowledge, challenge your fellow team members, and they will challenge you back. Our team is not competitive, but we are goal orientated and driven to succeed. What you'll be doing: Deploying, configuring, monitoring and maintaining 800+ Linux servers globally, across multiple datacenters Perform planning, configuration, deployment and maintenance work relevant to the environment Managing the large-scale Linux infrastructure to ensure maximum uptime Developing and documenting system configuration standards and procedures Performance and reliability testing. This may include reviewing configuration, software choices/versions, hardware specs, etc. Participate a 24x7 on call rotation supporting the server infrastructure and be willing to jump on escalated issues as needed Advancing our technology stack with innovative ideas and new creative solutions What you'll need: 5-7+ years of relevant experience in Linux / Unix systems administration, provisioning, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting. Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet and Ansible Experience implementing HA/distributed services and technologies Understanding of Content Delivery Network operations Experience implementing and maintaining Disaster recovery strategies. Must be able to explain TCP/IP fundamentals Understanding of various load balancing algorithms and strategies (round-robin, least connections, etc.) Experience with scalable infrastructure monitoring solutions, esp. sensu, graphite; including capacity alerting and reports. Identify areas for workflow improvement within Operations; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation using established best practices. Develop and automate processes and tooling to support daily operations. Evaluate new software, hardware and infrastructure solutions Ability to effectively communicate about complex technical subjects with non-technical people a plus Ability to navigate a fast paced roadmap with input from various outside teams What's is extra credit: Train/mentor junior-level staff Experience in AdTech or High-Frequency Trading a plus Experience with Security-related best practices a plus Experience in Data Center Management a plus Talent for multi-tasking a plus read more

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