Remote Linux Distributed Service Engineer

Stamford, CT · Information Technology

  • Salary to $145-185,000 ( two positions open, one more senior)

  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs.

This is a 100% Remote, Work-From-Home opportunity! Full-time role with extraordinary benefits in one the fastest growing MSP's with an incredibly well-established 10+ year history.

Job Description

Does This Describe You:

You're a creative thinker who loves teamwork.

A Look Inside the Job:

  • Participate in the architecture, installation, and operation of various Big Data systems including Hadoop, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, and Redis

  • Work with big fleets of hosts, and large scales of data

  • Learn what makes distributed systems tick by collecting and analyzing metrics

  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance

  • Solve complex scaling challenges

  • Partner with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems

  • We build and support in-house systems that feasibly work at our large-scale, using open source technologies like kafka, elasticsearch, Hadoop (hbase, OpenTSDB, hdfs), redis, cassandra, Icinga, Bosun, Zabbix


About You:

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux administration (Ubuntu preferred, but it doesn't matter.)

  • Willingness to participate in a small team that consists of mostly remote members

  • Intermediate knowledge of at least one Big Data technology: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Hadoop

  • Solid configuration management skills (Ansible preferred, Datto also uses Puppet, Salt)

  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Awk, etc.)

  • Work well in an energized environment

  • Documentation skills mandatory

  • Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills

  • The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution

  • You pick things up quickly

  • Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once

  • Travel on a limited basis (No more than four times per year for the quarterly department meeting in the NYC area)

  • Limited on-call responsibilities (It's not bad, trust me.)

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