Systems Automation Architect

AppNexus   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 173 days ago

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About the job 

  • Design, implement, and document innovative and automated approaches for infrastructural services and systems administration tasks operating at scale and integrating of available tools and existing processes
  • Define requirements for hardware and software upgrades on platform components
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve complex systems issues
  • Evaluate open source and commercial hardware and software solutions
  • Evaluate improvement efforts for quality and productivity; define measurements to drive functional and operational improvement
  • Participate in analysis and provisioning of innovative solutions to system engineering and design projects
  • Participate in prototyping and proof-of-concept system development and benchmarking
  • Document solutions, tools and processes

 About your skills:  

  • Demonstrated ability to research, evaluate, design integrations and implement new systems or processes
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure technology and services (DNS, CDN, DHCP, SNMP, NTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos, Radius, SMTP)
  • Deep and diverse knowledge of systems engineering
  • 5+ years of Linux experience in supporting both Debian and RedHat-based distributions such as Ubuntu and CentOS
  • 3+ years of intensive writing scalable tools using scripting or program languages such as Bash, Perl, Python, and Java.
  • 3+ years in intensive configuration management using Puppet
  • Experience with system performance tuning, optimization and integration
  • Experience with NGINX or Apache as well as MySQL and Postgres databases
  • Experience with virtualization technologies including hypervisors (Xen/KVM), containers (Docker/rkt), kubernetes
  • Experience with wiki-type collaborative software
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a larger team and independently
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

 More about you: 

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools