Linux Operations Engineer

Company: Infinity Consulting Solutions
Location: New York , New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.AUG.2018
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Job Description - Linux Operations Engineer Linux Operations Engineer - Corda Linux (Corda) Operations Engineers will be responsible for the...

Description

Job Description - Linux Operations Engineer Linux Operations Engineer - Corda
Linux (Corda) Operations Engineers will be responsible for the upkeep, configuration and reliable operation of our client's Production, Testing, Staging and QA Environments running Corda plus any associated toolsets, such as DataDog, PagerDuty etc. The Linux Operations Engineer will seek to ensure that the uptime, performance, availability and security of those environments and associated resources is maintained to industry standards. They will work alongside, and support our Customers, the Business, Development, DevOps, Security Operations and other Technical teams.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Rapidly install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools for all environments under change control/configuration management.
  • Quickly and correctly diagnose issues with environments, including identifying patterns that could indicate a security threat.
  • Support the execution of tests and other activities on testing environments, including liaising with customers and associated project management and planning.
  • Deploy and operate internal/external testing environments.
  • Create, update and own environment configuration documentation.
  • Ensure parity between environments, where applicable.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Maintain and operate security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of current technologies and trends in networking, hosting, operations.
  • Liaise with vendors, customers, team members and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
Qualifications
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux based environments, preferably for a financial services institution
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of Java application stacks
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in Azure
  • Experience with monitoring systems (DataDog, Graphite/Grafana)
  • Experience with automation software (preferable Ansible)
  • Experience with central logging systems (preferable ELK)
  • Experience of deploying, using and managing the Atlassian tool set (Jira, Service Desk etc).
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization
  • Solid scripting skills (shell, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Solid understanding and experience of security engineering
  • Deep and broad understanding of computer science and engineering principles, most likely obtained through significant professional experience
  • Experience with one or more blockchain technologies desirable but not essential

 
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