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Senior Systems Admin - IT Infrastructure in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/22/2017

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Job Description


PriceSpider flourishes because its technology is hand-crafted, fresh, and powerful. We are looking for a Senior Systems Admin - IT Infrastructure to help build, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, deploy, configure, test, monitor, patch, troubleshoot, and maintain web application infrastructure built on Linux and Windows technologies
  • Analyze and resolve in-depth server and network problems and performance issues
  • Plan system evolution to meet reliability, maintainability, scale and capacity requirements
  • Automate processes for repeatability and reliability
  • Manage successful, secure replication, backup and archival of system data
  • Implement and enforce security policies and procedures
  • Review, improve, and automate system deployment processes and systems monitoring
  • Serve on a flexible rotating on-call support team for issues

Minimum Qualifications

  • Background supporting production severs for customer-facing SaaS applications
  • Full IT system lifecycle administration from installation to decommissioning for both a physical data center and cloud infrastructure.
  • 4+ years Linux systems administration experience (Ubuntu, Centos, RedHat, etc.)
  • 4+ years Windows systems implementation (Windows Server 2008-2012)
  • Scripting alerts and controls for system monitoring agents. ELK (Elastic, Logstash, Kabana)
  • Exposure to distributed systems networking concepts & protocols
  • Experience with ElasticSearch and Postgres configuration and ongoing management
  • Ability to manage small to medium size projects with proof of managing projects
  • Terraform/Rancher required skill to manage current crawling environment

Strong Pluses

  • Information Systems, Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with cloud based services (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with DevOps orchestration tools (Puppet, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.) and scripting
  • SELinux knowledge of security contexts, iptables, access control, and logging
  • Database clustering architecture
  • Experience with Application Performance Management tools (Logic Monitor, AWS CloudWatch, New Relic, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Shell, Perl, and PowerShell.
  • Familiarity with cryptography tools (e.g. secure shell, OpenSSL, IPSec)
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and IIS, configuration, and ongoing management.

PriceSpider is an Equal Opportunity Employer