Sr Linux Systems Administrator

Smith Arnold Partners

World’s Largest Cloud based Advertising Technology companies whose biggest clients are Google and Facebook. The scale of this environment is larger than almost any company in the Manhattan area (over 9000 Linux Servers). These Servers process over 1 million Ad Serving Requests per second which adds up to Billions per day!
This company is a web-scale organization, with physical data centers in 6 locations globally with planned expansion into AWS and Azure. This company has a great reputation and the compensation, benefits and culture here are unbelievable. You would make a major impact and contribute to the success of this organization in multiple ways. Unique opportunity to work on at Heterogeneous Data Systems Platform that ingests 200TB of new Data and performs 20,000 ETL Jobs every day across 5 Hadoop, 4 HBase and 6 Vertica Clusters!
This team is looking for a strong Linux Systems Administrator that has expertise in scripting for automation using Bash, Python or Shell and they will train on working with their Big Data Platform, Hadoop/Kafka clusters! Exciting and Unique opportunity to leverage you Linux Administration and Automation Scripting expertise and learn how to support Big Data Platforms/Hadoop Clusters!!

Title: Linux Systems Engineer
Location: Manhattan, Remote
Salary: $130,000 – $160,000 +Bonus

Exciting, fasted based environment and a company that loves to cross train their employees. This is a position where you do not get siloed. This position offers broad responsibilities and the scale in which these platforms preform is amazing. Also, cutting edge technical environment that offers their employees many opportunities to stay as cutting edge as possible offering training for numerous new tools and technologies.
This Linux Systems Engineer will play a critical role, working closely with an amazing Data Engineering team to help design and implement the next iteration of scaling, and evaluate Open Source and Commercial software and hardware solutions.
You will work on a team that handles a wide variety of responsibilities including architecting long-range build outs and day to day operations for Six Global data centers.
This Linux Systems Engineer will work closely with the Systems Performance, Systems Operations and Network Engineering teams to ensure high performance and availability.
You will also monitor, maintain ad provision components of the Data Systems Platform as well as perform software upgrades on the components of the platform.
This position has a heavy emphasis on automation and you would develop and implement tools to automate, support, maintain and build the Data Systems Platform.
This Linux Systems Engineer will also participate in prototyping and Proof Of Concept system development and benchmarking

5+ years of relevant experience in implementing, troubleshooting, and supporting the Unix/Linux operating system with concrete knowledge of system administration/internals
5+ years of relevant experience in scripting/writing/modifying code for monitoring/deployment/automation in one of the following (or comparable): Python, Shell, Go, Perl, Java, C
3+ years of relevant experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible or equivalent configuration management tool
2+ years of relevant experience with TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, HTTP etc.)


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