MANDATORY SKILL SET: LINUX, AWS, SHELL SCRIPTING
*Design, implement and deploy next generation systems, clusters and services.
*Automate everything using scripting (python, ruby, etc.) and configuration management tools like chef.
*Build tools to allow developers and qa to self-service their infrastructure and application needs.
*Implement and enhance system and application monitoring, logging, security, etc.
*Handle escalated support issues from front-line operations engineers.
*Develop solutions and processes for Continuous Delivery, Build and release management.
*Develop tools for cloud automation and management for both private and public clouds.
*Managing infrastructure on AWS services.
*3+ years of Linux administration in a professional environment.
*Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
*Ability to code and script.
*Experience with systems and IT operations
*Comfort with with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
*Strong grasp of automation tools
*A strong focus on business outcomes.
*Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders.
*Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins or Thoughtworks Go).
*Experience with version control systems such as git or svn. (git is preferred ).
*Very strong configuration management experience with Chef eco-systems - (Similar Puppet experience will be considered, provided you're willing to learn Chef.)
*Very strong in shell scripting.
*Very strong in Ruby or Python.
*Solid understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, subnetting, routing etc.)
*Solid understanding of system services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, etc.)
*Solid understanding of AWS services like EC2, S3.
*Very strong understanding of virtualization (xen, containers) and private clouds(openstack or cloudstack).
*Data management and Big Data stack skills in hadoop, kafka, cassandra and related projects.
*Experience in no-sqls like Aerospike, Mongo, redis.
*Experience in RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ.
*Experience evaluating, deploying, and integrating open source software.
*Experience in web frameworks like Django or RoR.