Senior Systems Admin

Systems, Manager, IT, Linux, Windows, Networking, Python, PHP, JavaScript, Perl, HTML, Solaris
Full Time

Job Description

Senior Systems Admin

Atlanta, GA

3-month Contract to Hire

Our client is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. They bring people, technology, and the world's best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. The Senior Systems Administrator (SSA) reports to the DOC (Digital Operations Center) Manager and provides operational services for the digital platforms supporting WarnerMedia News, Sports and Entertainment brands.

  • ** Must be able to willing and able work a rotational 24x7 schedule including weekends**
  • Monitor all production systems for quality and performance ensuring that any failures or critical issues are addressed immediately.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of recurring incidents to initiate a Problem report.
  • Collaborate with other groups to set standards and document production configurations.
  • Continuously updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, open source user groups, reading professional publications and white papers. Stays abreast of current and cutting edge Internet operations best practices, establishes personal professional network
  • Support scheduled installations/upgrades and maintenance in accordance with established IT policies and procedures and business requirements.
  • Implement or develop automation, monitoring, reporting or systems administration tooling to improve efficiency and effectiveness of DOC support and client service reliability.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • 4-Year college diploma or university degree in computer science or software engineering or equivalent practical work experience
  • 6+ years of experience within a media or internet technology operations environment with production support experience in a Linux/Unix and Windows environment
  • Excellent Internet application support experience within open-source platform environments
  • Deep technical expertise in server administration, client service, user authentication, configuration management tools, internal and external monitoring tools. Networking and troubleshooting and concepts and shell scripting
  • Advanced level experience and support of container-based environments based on Kuberbetes, Docker and other container orchestration solutions
  • Configuration experience with commercial, open source and SaaS based monitoring tools (Zenoss, Nagios, Zabbix, Monit/mmonit, Kibana, Catchpoint, Conviva, Circonus, DataDog, BigPanda, Rigor, New Relic, Cloudwatch, etc.)
  • Demonstrable experience with one or more web/systems programming languages (Python (including Flask and Jinja2), PHP, Ruby, JavaScript (including Node and Express), Perl, HTML/JS/CSS (including jQuery and Semantic UI), Implementation of 3rd party REST APIs, etc.)
  • Technical and problem-solving skills in multiple flavors of Linux/Unix such as (RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS, SmartOS, X-86, Solaris, etc.)
  • Should be knowledgeable in configuration management, automation, orchestration systems (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively

The Offer
  • Competitive Pay: DOQ
  • 3-month Contract to Hire

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.
Dice Id : 10105282
Position Id : 471542
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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