Senior DevOps Engineer

mysql, linux, debian, centos, lvm, kvm, vmware, percona, aws, python, ruby, puppet, perl
Full Time
$100,000 - $140,000
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

In this senior IT role you ll help automate and streamline our operations and processes; build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations; troubleshoot and resolve issues in our production environments; and work collaboratively with software engineers to deploy and operate our systems.


  • Research, stage and implement new patches, rollouts, and upgrades for various applications and hardware to maximize integrity and efficiency
  • Develop and maintain detailed backup and recovery strategies for multiple systems including databases and file servers
  • Monitor systems to provide accurate, up-to-minute insight of systems status
  • Administer local and remote Linux and Windows servers
  • Build and maintain virtual machine and physical servers
  • Automate server and application deployments
  • Manage MYSQL replication and Percona clusters.
  • Triage requests from software developers
  • Manage network infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Produce detailed documentation related to infrastructure and procedures

Required Skills:

  • Expert Linux administration (Debian/Centos), including previous experience with LVM, iptables, permissions, networking, tuning, and clustering
  • Expert at building and maintaining virtual platforms such as KVM/XEN/VMWARE,
  • Expert administration of AWS services such as EC2/Route53/S3/CloudWatch
  • Advanced administration of MySQL master-master replication and Percona clusters
  • Experienced with automation and configuration using tools such as Foreman, Jenkins, Puppet, or similar
  • Good understanding of network fundamentals for switching and routing
  • Proficient scripting languages like Bash, Python, Ruby or similar

Related Skills:

  • Windows administration (2008 and newer), including AD, DNS, IIS, scheduled tasks and backups
  • GlusterFS administration for distributed storage and geographic replication
  • Load-balancing with Nginx, HA Proxy, Zevenet or similar
  • Experienced configuring Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Lucee, or similar
  • MSSQL replication, log shipping, backups
  • NoSQL experience is a plus since we use Redis

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor s degree in CS, electrical engineering, software engineering, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps with strong Linux SysAdmin background
  • Ability to work independently, running projects from concept to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Experience in 24x7 production operations, preferably supporting a highly available environment
  • Strong understanding of systems and networking concepts, plus troubleshooting techniques
  • Experience with tools used in development environments, build systems, databases
  • Prior work experience using scripting languages, configuration management tools, and command execution frameworks
  • Previous experience in application monitoring tools
  • Strong knowledge of Git
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure environments
  • Created pipeline and automating task via Jenkins
  • Exposure to Windows server operating systems administration and troubleshooting
  • Command of SQL, including joins, aggregate queries, constraints, indexes, views, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, and DNS.
  • Understanding of HTTP and REST, including mime types, authentication, form submission, cookies, HTTP sessions, and certificates

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Los Angeles, CA, 90045

Dice Id : RTX11a93a
Position Id : 6209531
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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