System Administrator

for Infinity Consulting Solutions in Chicago, IL

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Skills:
Linux, Ubuntu, Chef, System Administrator, SysAdmin, vulnerabilty scans, Vmware, cloud, postgres, infrastructure, berkshelf, nagios, perl, python, shell, scripting, devops 
Location:
Chicago, IL
Area Code:
312 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
90000-110000 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Posted:
8-22-2014 
Position ID:
622912 
Dice ID:
10143403 

A growing SaaS company is looking for a motivated SysAdmin to help maintain and scale their growing cloud and office infrastructure. This role will work closely with other System Administrators and the development teams to provide the support necessary to allow for rapid code deployment and constant uptime.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Ubuntu cloud servers and services
  • Manage our Vagrant development environment
  • Constantly write Chef code
  • Serve as Postgres DBA
  • Manage Jenkins server and jobs
  • Enhance existing monitoring and metrics gathering
  • Routinely vet security and vulnerability scans
  • Measure, predict, and stay ahead of performance bottlenecks
  • Will have a key role in moving our infrastructure to a multi-datacenter configuration

A good candidate possesses the following qualifications:

  • Has several years of system administration experience
  • A great understanding of Chef and Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience configuring and managing Nginx
  • Experience configuring and managing Postgres
  • Subscribes and adheres to DevOps practices
  • A team oriented individual whom thrives in working with developers

Strongly Preferred:

  • Is on top of the latest Chef best-practices (Berkshelf, TDD, etc)
  • Experience with Nagios monitoring and creating custom plugins
  • Experience with things like Graphite and Statsd
  • In-depth networking experience - especially with respect to load-balancing
  • Experience in scaling web infrastructures
  • Don't hate on Perl (that's more of a tip!)
Infinity Consulting Solutions
Chicago, IL