Location: 
Westchester County
New York
Type: 
Full-time
Education: 
Bachelor's degree

Industry: 

Experience: 
5-10 Years
Description: 

Our client seeks a Senior Systems Administrator to join our growing Information Technology team. In this hands on role you will help manage our global IT infrastructure, be a technical lead that supports & enhances our development, QA and production systems, and will assist in first response with troubleshooting production issues. We use entirely Linux servers to run our java based applications. This senior position requires the skills and abilities to work alongside development and QA departments in solving complex problems as well as the creativity to help build out infrastructure for future products.

Responsibilities: 

As an individual contributor focusing on building and supporting a world-class cloud infrastructure, you will:

  • Work closely with Development teams to maintain & enhance staging and production environments to meet uptime, performance, and security goals
  • Advise on setting infrastructure budget for next fiscal year as well as monitoring and alerting management to any deviations
  • Mentor and train IT staff as needed
  • Diagnose network performance issues and design and implement performance improvements
  • Help troubleshoot application errors and performance issues
  • Develop scripts to support highly effective continuous integration technologies and processes
  • Continually improve operational processes and procedures
  • Be the technology leader in service redundancy, scalability, server hardening, patching, and security
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders, participate in engineering activities to ensure consistently high levels of quality and productivity, and provide timely and accurate estimates for deliverables
  • Adhere to change management and maintenance policies and schedules
  • Stay up-to-date on new technologies and automation techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of our technology operations
Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • 8 or more years of relevant professional experience in IT development, networking, system administration, and IT operations; must have experience in continuous integration and build/release/production deployments in large cloud/SaaS environments
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Overall Cloud System Administration experience with AWS
  • In-depth knowledge of Centos/Redhat and FreeBSD operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of Jboss/Tomcat app servers
  • Working knowledge of Apache/Nginx/HAProxy.
  • Working knowledge of CI servers like Jetty/Chef/Puppet
  • Working knowledge of versioning system like svn/cvs/git
  • Experience managing firewalls and networks in a secure IPSEC, or VPN enabled environment
  • Experience writing complex scripts using Perl, Shell or Python for software automation

Nice to Have:

  • Management experience
  • Administration experience in PostgreSQL
  • Working knowledge of ZFS, NFS and LVM
Recruiter: 
Lynda Weiner
lynda@centuryassociates.com
(215) 732-4311 ext 17
Application: