DevOps System Administrator

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 02-09-2017
Core Responsibilities
 
  • Manage deployments to test and production environments including backend services and frontend clients
  • Develop tools and scripts to automate the deployment, administration, and monitoring of AWS cloud services
  • Collaborate with development team to harden, streamline, document, and establish software release processes
  • Work with cross functional teams to improve operability, supportability, and usability of our digital infrastructure
  • Monitor and track key health and performance matrices of systems and applications
  • Identify, troubleshoot and resolve production server and client issues by analyzing logs from all digital infrastructure components
  • Continue to improve operational processes for better utilization of underlying cloud resources
 
Requirements
 
  • Strong background in Linux and Windows administration (clustering, load balancing, backup etc.)
  • At least 3+ years of DevOps experience with strong shell, python, and Ruby on Rails scripting skills
  • Experience with automation and configuration management using Chef and Ansible
  • Strong AWS administration experience including EC2/ECS, S3, RDS, VPC, OpsWorks, IAM, EMR, and ElasticSearch services
  • Ability to use a variety of open source technologies and integration with cloud services
  • PostgreSQL, MySQL, and NoSQL proficiency
  • Ability to evaluate system and application logs, error messages, stack traces to quickly identify and solve production problems
  • Understanding of best practice and data center operations in an always-up, always-available setup
  • Experience in integration of enterprise level monitoring and alerting systems
  • Ability to create and maintain update to date infrastructure documentation including systems, networks, databases, and their interactions.
 
What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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