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Linux DevOps Engineer

Location : Dallas or Chicago
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Bachelors Degree- preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

This position is a member of a team responsible for our on premise and limited public cloud Linux Systems and Infrastructure applications.  Engineers on this team are responsible for Linux system engineering and administration, configuration management, containers, orchestration, virtualization, and storage. This team is also responsible for maintaining infrastructure applications such as MongoDB, RabbitMQ (and other message brokers), ELK stack, monitoring applications (such as Prometheus, grafana, and others) and various other core infrastructure applications.


We're looking for someone who can:

  Operate and continuously improve Linux systems engineering and administration

  Maintain current versions of the Linux OS and package repositories

  Maintain and enhance the configuration management and IaaS platforms (SaltStack, Ansible, CloudBolt, etc.)

  Partner with software engineering teams to develop proactive maintenance plans, schedule maintenance windows, implement the changes, and follow-up

  Participate in the continued evolution of our change management processes. Attend change management meetings and ensure all changes adhere to the change management process.

  Implement and manage support procedures for incidents across all IT systems in scope and through all levels of support

§ Ensure high performance and reliability by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, and troubleshooting system hardware, software, and applications

A few reasons why you might love us:

 We're a leader in the space.  We are recognized for disrupting the financial services industry, enabling fintech standouts like Stash, Robinhood and Betterment. We've got an amazing track record of success and we foster ongoing innovation. So you get all the benefits of a proven, growing company, while enjoying a very entrepreneurial culture

  We see tech differently. You'll work with people who are leaders in the tech industry. We are passionate and dedicated to finding new and different ways to use technology to solve our customers’ problems.

  Your work will have immediate impact. You'll be able to see your direct impact on our tech department and with our clients. 

And a few reasons why you may not like working for us:

  You don't like change. This is not a job for someone who likes "predictable." The way we approach and work with technology is cutting edge. If you like "how it's always been done," you may not like working on this team.

  You're not the collaborative type. We work together to ensure the best possible solutions for our customers. We think two brains are better than one so we do most of our work together. Team work makes the dream work.



Required Qualifications :

The skills you'll need to succeed:  



  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience



  3+ years' hands on Linux Engineering and Administration

  3+ years’ hand on experience with infrastructure related software, including VMWare, noSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), containerization (e.g. docker), orchestration (e.g. kubernetes), SAN storage and backup

  Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef or SaltStack)

  Experience writing and maintaining python/shell/other scripts that automate tech operations

  Experience with VMware or other virtualization technology

  Experience with Dell server hardware

  Excellent organizational and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail

  May need to aggressively learn new skills to keep up with cutting edge technologies and evolving skill sets

  Operate with a sense of urgency

  Be passionate about troubleshooting, debugging, and automation

  Will be required to work in a team environment with much collaboration

  Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  Expected to respond to alerts and outages; participate in periodic 24x7 on-call schedule

  Ability to work flexible shifts and days of the week including weekends and holidays, as needed

  Ability to travel, as necessary

  Provide top notch, responsive customer service to clients

  Experience in a regulated industry strongly preferred

  Financial Industry experience preferred

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