System Administrator in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

You will:

  • Engage in and improve the whole life cycle of services-from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews
  • Maintain services in a running state once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health
  • Scale systems sustainability through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity
  • Practice sustainable incident response (on call rotation) and blameless postmortems
  • Lead hiring efforts to grow the SRE team

You have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding, or equivalent practical experience
  • Proficient in Bash and Python
  • Experience with cloud environments (AWS and Heroku) and/or infrastructure as code
  • Experience with configuration management
  • Experience with SaaS monitoring platforms (New Relic, Sumo Logic, etc.)
  • Experience with tuning Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and Python run times
  • Advanced knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems
  • Fundamental knowledge of computer networking
  • Able to travel to other company locations on a regular basis