Senior Linux Administrator

Location: El Segundo, CA

Skills: Linux (RedHat, CentOS), Windows, AWS, public facing website, scripting (bash, python, json, ansible, Ruby, cloudformation), Chef, (PCI)

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Linux Administrator

Why work here as a Senior Linux Administrator?

  • When one has a great product, distribution and marketing are the keys to everything.
  • Here’s a chance to work with a company that is well-known for supporting a number of transformative products through the use of media and cutting-edge technologies.
  • Chance to work at a company that focuses both on ecommerce as well as television production for their products.

As a Senior Linux Administrator, you will:

  • Report to Senior Manager of Infrastructure & Operations Engineering
  • Perform hands-on administration and operational support in Linux (RedHat, Centos) and Windows environments
  • Architect and support infrastructure and web-based systems within a highly available production environment
  • Integrate and help operate solutions across various infrastructure platforms including cloud (AWS), virtualization, SAN/storage, etc.
  • Design, implement and administer backup and disaster recovery solutions for key systems
  • Work with multiple teams including DevOps, PMO, Application and Development, Security and Compliance
  • Work with Management to determine project schedule, infrastructure requirements, and make architectural recommendations
  • Collaborate with Systems Engineering and Operations leadership to translate solutions into tasks
  • Communicate with partners and vendors to support integration and operation of key systems
  • Prepare and present status, technical and management reports
  • Perform scheduled maintenance (i.e. application and server hot fixes)
  • Plan and analyze risk and modifications associated with system upgrades (hardware/software)
  • Participate in on-call rotation and respond to server/service emergencies
  • Mentor junior team members as needed

What Gets You the Job?

  • 5 to 7+ years’ experience administering public-facing websites or web hosting environments in Linux (RedHat/CentOS)
  • Knowledge of overall networking technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc.)
  • Prior solutions integration experience on platforms (cloud, virtualization, SAN/storage, server, networking, etc.)
  • Ability to deploy operating systems and perform upgrades
  • Experience onitor and report on system performance
  • Ability to troubleshoot performance issues and repair system failures
  • Knowledge of best practices for secure systems design and scalable architectures
  • Knowledge of IAAS, PAAS and SAAS architectures is nice to have
  • Desire to build knowledge of emerging technologies that support infrastructure and operations
  • Programming experience with Bash, Python, JSON, Ansible, Ruby and cloud formation
  • Prior deployment experience (Chef)
  • Strong ability to build relationships with both customers and clients
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills across teams and departments

Compensation: $130,000/Year

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Lynn Bailey
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