Sr. Systems Administrator-Dir of IT

  • eNamix,
  • Irvine, CA
  • 13 minutes ago
Full Time
$120000 - $140000 yr
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description

Hands-On Linux Systems Admin to lead a small IT team for one of the Top Ten Mobile Apps in the US. Direct Hire- on-site- Salary + Equity

As a Senior Systems Administrator at Youmail you will be empowered to jump in and improve and manage all aspects of our infrastructure. We have a 24/7 service that requires high uptime with millions of monthly calls coming in to our datacenters. We cover an array of users from business owners to consumers and we constantly strive to improve the experience for each of those segments using cutting-edge technologies and processes. As a major player in this emerging industry, we have an opportunity to help define the market landscape and we invite you to help in that effort.


  • All standard systems administration tasks, such as: proactive performance tuning, load testing, monitoring and profiling, troubleshooting, backup and recovery, installations, capacity planning, and configurations on an as needed basis as well as applying patches and performing upgrades
  • Manage Development, Test, QA, and Production environments and implement future enhancements to meet business needs
  • Assist in overall architecture and infrastructure design
  • Proactively manage and implement network security and keep abreast of current security best practices
  • Work as part of the Engineering team 24x7 on-call shift rotation to troubleshoot production, performance issues, including off-hour maintenance as required
  • Provide strong project management skills
  • Onsite datacenter work maintenance, install, cleanup, upgrades is required
  • Lead the IT team

  • 5+ years hands-on experience as a Linux System Administrator/DevOps in a mission critical environment (Datacenter including 24x7 operations)
  • Strong experience working with systems deployed on AWS infrastructure (all facets, including Autoscaling, VPCs, Container Management, RDS and Elasticache, and Elasticsearch implementations)
  • Experience with: Ansible, Chef, Docker, Docker Schedulers (Kubernetes, Cattle, Mesos, Swarm, etc.), Terraform, Vault, Continuous Integration/Deployment
  • Intimate knowledge of Linux or Linux-like systems administration, performance and file system tuning
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience related to high availability web architecture and technology including Nginx, Tomcat, go Haproxy applications, and best practices knowledge with setup and deployment of Cluster Database technologies using Postgres, MySQL, Memcache and Redis
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience related to mission-critical backup and recovery
  • Strong ability to write scripts in an administrative language (Python, Ruby, or Shell)
  • Proven ability to work well in a crisis and under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Programming background in modern OO language
  • Experience managing system configuration with Salt, Chef and Ansible
  • Experience with telephony services like Freeswitch and Kamailio is a plus.
  • Able to manage/build a network in an enterprise setting is a must.
  • Experience with VMware esxi using a EMC SAN backend is a plus

Our Benefits
  • A collaborative and open-minded atmosphere that is excitingly fast paced
  • Fully stocked kitchen with healthy and unhealth snacks and drinks
  • 401k with competitive match
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision and life insurance plans
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave policy
  • Monthly team building lunches

Posted By

Mark Bassett

Dice Id : ENACA001
Position Id : 19-00095
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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