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Linux Systems Engineer

Job Type
Boston Metro Area

Our world class Technical Operations team has an immediate opening for a talented Linux Systems Engineer to help manage and scale our high growth 24x7x365 SaaS infrastructure. This Linux Systems Engineer should have experience in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting complex Linux environments and applications. The position requires a responsible, organized, team oriented individual with strong communications skills and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while adapting quickly to rapidly changing priorities.


Building / Managing co-located and cloud based Linux servers.

Automated software installation (kickstart, jumpstart, FAI).

Understand and Troubleshoot network and hardware metrics: load, Memory, Disk I/O, Network I/O etc.

Writing shell scripts for managing / maintaining Linux based systems.

Build/update/maintain 24/7 monitoring tools.

Build and maintain RPM based packages.

Working with Technical Ops team to institute standards and best practices for Linux system maintenance,

Linux Support Development / QA teams.

Support rapid-fire continuous deployment of software platform in a highly available distributed environment

Ideal Candidate

4+ years RHES v5.x+ and/or CentOS v5.x+ Linux systems administration.

2+ years working with MySQL databases.

2+ years working w/ network equipment/infrastructure experience.

4+ years in relevant 24×7 highly available datacenter and on-call environments.

Experience with Virtual Based systems (VMware, Xen).

Internet applications and protocols HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, & SSL.

Working knowledge of Java/javascript and Jetty/Tomcat.

Able to work and contribute to a team environment.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with AWS or other Cloud computing environments.

Understanding of software development lifecycle process in an agile environment

Experience with Splunk and Nagios

Bonus: Experience working with Solr/Lucene/Nginx/Tornado

Feb, 27th
Position ID
Travel required